Black and White TV and other old stuff

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by studiot, May 18, 2015.

  1. studiot

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  2. Wendy

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    Commodore 64 anyone?
     
  3. MaxHeadRoom

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    Here is my (working) shop phone, The grand kids have a ball with it.
    Max.
     
  4. MrChips

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    I have VIC 20. Would that do?
     
  5. Wendy

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    It would work with my CMD 4Gig HD just fine I suspect.
     
  6. Sinus23

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    I have 2 somewhere stored and last time I checked they were functional but I gave 98% of my games away over 2 decades ago and the few programs I made on it are lost among my other tapes or I recorded something else over it...
     
  7. studiot

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    I seem to remember the VIC and CBM64 were colour.

    The B&W Commodore I had was a PET and also comething called an 8096 I think
     
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  8. bertus

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    Hello,

    I had a TRS80 from Tandy.
    That was B&W with a graphic resolution of 192 X 48 blocks.

    Bertus
     
  9. Wendy

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    Yeah, that was my first machine.
     
  10. djsfantasi

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    I still have my TRS-80, one of the original models.
     
  11. joeyd999

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    So do I, but my monitor is on the fritz. There is horizontal scan, but no vertical. One of these days, I am going to ask you all to help me fix it.
     
  12. Wendy

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    Assuming I don't get off my lazy duff and send you my old one. I also have a Model 4 TRS80 gathering dust. I had more money than sense them days, still don't have any sense, just a lot less money.

    BTW, I tape old stuff I valued in plastic bags, so the dust should be minimal.
     
  13. djsfantasi

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    I enjoyed playing with and programming the TRS-80 Model I. But the only program I remember, was for a bachelor party. I loved "Mission Impossible" and we had an elaborate MI-like plan to kidnap the groom. The TRS-80 was programmed to print out the plan, a'la a teletype (e.g. slower than 10 CPS), similar to the graphics on the opening of the show.
     
  14. ErnieM

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    There is nothing wrong with your television set. Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling transmission. If we wish to make it louder, we will bring up the volume. If we wish to make it softer, we will tune it to a whisper. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical. We can roll the image, make it flutter. We can change the focus to a soft blur or sharpen it to crystal clarity. For the next hour, sit quietly and we will control all that you see and hear.

    We repeat: there is nothing wrong with your television set.
     
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