[rescue] looking for Televideo TS-800A

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Wed May 27 21:12:02 CDT 2015

On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 6:57 PM, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:

> On 05/27/2015 06:54 PM, Ian Finder wrote:
> >> ... as many as I can get my hands on.
> >
> > Out of sheer morbid curiosity, why?
>   Because I have TS-806 and TS-816 computers that these connect to.  The
> TS-800A is actually a complete CP/M computer that boots a copy of CP/M
> over a high-speed synchronous serial line (SDLC) from a TS-806 or
> TS-816.  The former handles up to six such satellite systems, the TS-816
> handles sixteen.  It's a wonderful setup, but they're really thin on the
> ground.

I wouldn't mind having a couple to go with my TS-816, which mostly matches
the TS-806 that i remember growing up.


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