Re: TRS80 mutating into Triton II under Linux questions

Andrew Walker (
Fri, 3 May 1996 08:49:41 +0200 (MET DST)

Ray O'Leary wrote:
> Oh, Lord, mine was a Sinclair ZX81 with 1K RAM (I sh*t you not) and a 40
> x 23 monochrome text only screen. Saves were done using an audio
> cassette recorder. It had a _very_ tacky membrane keyboard, and if you
> were lucky enough to get the 16K RAM expansion "pod", it kept falling
> out of the expansion socket and had to held in place using a carefully
> folded cigarette pack or some scotch tape.
> Those were the days, eh? The days I hated.
> And the Vic 20? Oh, let me tell you ...

Did you say VIC-20? I had one of those. 24x22 blocky graphics on a TV
screen, but at least it was colour. And it had 5K of RAM, with 3.5 of
that available for user programs. I dragged it out a couple of years
ago and built a 16K expansion board.


Andy Walker                              Kvaerner Engineering a.s.        P.O. Box 222, N-1324 Lysaker, Norway

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