[rescue] COCO2 question and looking for a few chips

john.lengeling at gmail.com john.lengeling at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 00:11:51 CDT 2015

BTW. There is a new book out on the COCO.   My previous company was Microware
who worked on the COCO and ported  OS-9 to it.


> On Jul 9, 2015, at 12:14 AM, Jim Carpenter <jim at deitygraveyard.com> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 11:22 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
>>> On 07/08/2015 11:20 PM, Jim Carpenter wrote:
>>> Join the CoCo list: https://pairlist5.pair.net/mailman/listinfo/coco .
>>> It's very active.
>>  Oooh, I might have to join that as well!
> They bicker a bit sometimes but it's still worth it. Some of the
> hardware and software projects they create are *amazing*. For example,
> we have one guy who used a FPGA to convert the RGB output on a CoCo 3
> so it would work crystal clear with a VGA monitor _and reproduce
> artifacting_ which is normally only available on the composite/RF
> output. He also created a Z-80 CP/M emulator that runs under
> (Nitro)OS-9. (For a demo showing WordStar and Turbo Pascal and others
> running all at the same time on a CoCo 3 see
> https://youtu.be/Ysn7Na60ZGA .)
> FYI, there are also archives available at the link I posted above.
>>  Are you the Jim Carpenter whom I met at VCF-E, chatting about IBM
>> mainframes?
> Different guy. I chat about IBM mainframes and DEC minis and TRS-80
> micros but I've never been to a VCF.
> Jim
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