Re: [ti-99/4a] pictures inside the 8..surgery completed !!
- Hi Ben,
I've always thought that the Tomy Tutor board was simple and pretty
uncluttered. It's easy to see where everything is and how it all fits
together. If you want to see a scan of the board go to my website at
http://www.neosplice.com/~dsbrain/retro/spectomy.htm for a pic.
"Yates, Ben" wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: binaryside [mailto:binaryside@...]
> > Sent: Thursday, January 31, 2002 9:41 AM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: [ti-99/4a] pictures inside the 8..surgery completed !!
> > Hello :)
> > > hmm...I though the 8 pics would have generated more discussion...
> > Sorry for the lack of discution about them, since I saw the
> > incredible high reserve price for this TI-99/8, I choked myself and I
> > stayed without voice !!! ;))) $2000 for a TI-99/8
> > untested, incomplete seems too expensive, I think...
> > Thank you very much for the pictures, They are interesting! Perhaps
> > they don't generate more discution because most of us have schematics
> > of this computer. Schematics explain better the technology used in
> > this computer than the pictures BUT pictures are also interesting :)
> > Thanks again!
> > Can you take pictures of your other TI-99/8 ?
> > Greetings,
> > Fabrice
> Pardon me, but I don't know what I am looking at!!!
> Really, my only $0.02 is that it looks VERY complicated! That is a BUSY
> And I thought the 99/4A had a BUSY board! But then again, doesn't the 99/2?
> I have to admit, I like the simplicity of the Sinclair ZX81. (From a
> production/cost standpoint). Remember, TI was losing money on every console
> sold at the end, as they cost more to make than they sold for.
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- --- In ti99-4a@y..., "David S. Brain" <dsbrain@n...> wrote:
> Hi Ben,fits
> I've always thought that the Tomy Tutor board was simple and pretty
> uncluttered. It's easy to see where everything is and how it all
> together. If you want to see a scan of the board go to my websiteat
> http://www.neosplice.com/~dsbrain/retro/spectomy.htm for a pic.Well, it has a lot more chips than a ZX81, but it does so much more
> Davey Brain
too! What a NICELY designed board!
I almost bought one at Kmart back in the late '80s, and now I am
Brian Tristam Williams
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