[vcf-midatlantic] Tandy 6000HD lives!

Mike Loewen mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
Fri Mar 15 13:04:05 EDT 2019


On Fri, 15 Mar 2019, Ethan O'Toole wrote:

>>    Another Tandy 6000HD lives again! The hard drive had a bad head, and was
>>  replaced with a Seagate ST-251 (thank you, David Gesswein). The
>>  foil-and-foam Keytronics keyboard required a complete rebuild
>>  (disintegrating foam), and a
>
> Very cool! I still have a set of original Xenix disks for one of those 
> somewhere. It was on my to-find list for a while! So rare. As a young BBS'er 
> I was fascinated that it could support 5 users at once via serial ports 
> (based on the Tandy catalog.)

    I also have some original Xenix disks, but they're the awful Tandy brand 
disks and are unreadable.  The oxide just peels right off when read.  I 
suppose baking them might help, but it's not necessary (I have good disk 
images).


Mike Loewen				mloewen at cpumagic.scol.pa.us
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