[vcf-midatlantic] Xerox 16/8 M92 computer

Sentrytv sentrytv at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 4 07:14:09 EDT 2019


Mike

Are you local to the museum?

I would like to try the CP/M disk at some point.
I am going to work on getting dos disk to boot.
I haven't really looked for documentation online yet.

Thanks

Mike R.

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> On Aug 4, 2019, at 12:08 AM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> 
> 
>  From what I see there, it's still the same system inside the monitor housing, connected to an expansion chassis.  The diskette images may still be useful.
> 
>> On Sat, 3 Aug 2019, Sentrytv wrote:
>> 
>> No
>> It looks like this.
>> 
>> http://www.old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?st=1&c=14
>> 
>> I noticed the description on the Internet tells me it's a dual processor system but I am not 100% sure yet I will check it out.
>> 
>> Sent from:
>> My extremely complicated, hand held electronic device.
>> 
>>>> On Aug 3, 2019, at 10:19 PM, Mike Loewen via vcf-midatlantic <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> On Sat, 3 Aug 2019, Sentrytv via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> I recently acquired one of these in very good shape including:
>>>> 
>>>> Display
>>>> CPU (main unit dual floppy)
>>>> Printer
>>>> Keyboard
>>>> 
>>>> Display and main unit power up, floppy tries to load program.
>>>> I haven't hooked up printer yet.
>>>> Currently I have no software to test but I may have IBM DOS somewhere.
>>>> 
>>>> Questions are:
>>>> 
>>>> Does the museum have or need this ?
>>>> 
>>>> I may need software to test in the near future, any ideas?
>>> 
>>> Is this the 820-II with the 8086 coprocessor board option? Does it look like this?
>>> 
>>> http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/Xerox/820_System2.jpg
>>> 
>>> I have a couple of MSDOS diskette images (I believe they're 5-1/4") and a pile of CP/M images in IMD format. Let me know if you want them.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Mike Loewen                mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
>>> Old Technology                http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/
> 
> Mike Loewen                mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
> Old Technology                http://q7.neurotica.com/Oldtech/



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