[rescue] My little rescue this weekend
dholland at woh.rr.com
Tue May 20 07:50:17 CDT 2003
I recently bought one of those off a guy (for a little more than 3$)
on the classic computer mailing list. (However, he did guarentee it
would arrive in working order, so it was worth a little extra $$)
Absolutely the first computer I ever touched. I think I was 12 at
the time. (I guess that dates myself eh?)
Anyways, should you be interested, there is a minor hardware mod
involving a transister, and a resistor that lets a TS1000 outout
composite video, I don't exactly know the details, but I suspect
the guy I bought my TS1000 off of does (as he put it in for me
If your interested, contact me off list, and I'll give you
his name, and email address.
On Mon, 19 May 2003, Steve Hatle wrote:
> At a local senior citizens center garage sale, I picked up a Timex/Sinclair
> 1000 with the 16K (yup, K) memory expansion, A/C adaptor, cassette interface
> cable, TV cable and owners manual. A couple of programs on cassette, too.
> 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.
> rescue list - http://www.sunhelp.org/mailman/listinfo/rescue
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