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patscc
January 21st, 2009, 09:10 AM
Anyone have any idea what this is ?
It looks more like a mainframe terminal than anything else.
http://cgi.ebay.com/Texas-Instruments-Business-System-200-Computer-Vintage_W0QQitemZ300288349894QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH _DefaultDomain_0?hash=item300288349894&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=66%3A4%7C65%3A10%7C39%3A1%7C240%3A1318
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chuckcmagee
January 21st, 2009, 10:12 AM
My best guess is, it is just a terminal with a sticker that happens to say computer on it.

Terry Yager
January 21st, 2009, 12:56 PM
I don't know what it is, but I want it...

Actually, I've seen one very like it before, but with disk drives. It was in a thrift store, and I turned it down for lack of software (I was a lot pickier back then).

--T

Chuckster_in_Jax
January 21st, 2009, 01:35 PM
I was initially interested in this computer, but there is an external disk drive unit that is supposed to go with it. Without the disk drives ...... can't boot.

billdeg
January 24th, 2009, 07:42 PM
This one looks like a Xerox 820, eh?

Yzzerdd
January 24th, 2009, 07:55 PM
Hmm....Somewhere, in one of the four red tote-boxes in my room, I've got many books on a few TI business computers, as well as some ads. As a matter of fact, I've got some user manuals on DOS and such for the TI Business computer. A few of them, I cant recall which model. Professional something or other, or Business Pro. IDK. Point is, I may have some information on this machine...somewhere.

--Ryan

Chuckster_in_Jax
January 24th, 2009, 08:19 PM
I can't find the link now that shows the whole unit but is is a computer(with the disk drives), not just a terminal. Apparently they are quite rare.

Xerox 820

http://www.vintage-computer.com/vcforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1263&stc=1&d=1232856749

TI Business System 200

http://www.vintage-computer.com/vcforum/attachment.php?attachmentid=1264&stc=1&d=1232857133