[rescue] My little rescue this weekend
mcguire at neurotica.com
Mon May 19 21:49:14 CDT 2003
On Monday, May 19, 2003, at 10:22 PM, Steve Hatle wrote:
> At a local senior citizens center garage sale, I picked up a
> 1000 with the 16K (yup, K) memory expansion, A/C adaptor, cassette
> cable, TV cable and owners manual. A couple of programs on cassette,
> All in the original Styrofoam, though the external cardboard was gone.
> I'd never seen one of these in the flesh before, though I've heard many
> stories. Looks like it's barely ever been used. Total outlay was
> $3.00, but
> that included the overhead projector my wife wanted as well <grin>.
> Time to
> brush up my BASIC, I guess.
Hey! Those are great little machines. I spent many an enjoyable
evening hacking on mine a very, very long time ago.
I fondly recall the little trick of embedding Z80 machine code as
graphics characters in a REM statement. :)
Dave McGuire "They live deeply, these vagabonds."
St. Petersburg, FL -Goro
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