[rescue] looking for Televideo TS-800A
pat at computer-refuge.org
Fri May 29 12:49:00 CDT 2015
On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 9:43 PM Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On 05/27/2015 10:12 PM, Patrick Finnegan 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
> > the TS-806 that i remember growing up.
> I'll let you know if I find a stash.
> I have install floppies for the '806, BTW.
Cool. Which OS? I know they ran CP/M, MP/M and MMMOST.
I have some tape (somewhere) for the TS816 I have, but never got anything
done with the 816 because of tape-drive-roller-goo problems.
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