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  1. Actually, that port appears to already support...

    Actually, that port appears to already support 80x24 on a Model 4. Try running the adv05/cmd file that comes with it on a Model 4. The code auto detects the model.
  2. Oh, I found the movable character. You need to be...

    Oh, I found the movable character. You need to be zoomed in all the way (using I key), and it's in the lower left part of the map. Then use A or D to rotate, W to move forward.
  3. Hi @steaminghacker. Thanks for making this, and...

    Hi @steaminghacker. Thanks for making this, and your other projects, available as open source. It's great to be able to see how you got the sdcc C build environment working for the TRS-80, and will...
  4. Did you see the following thread from a few days...

    Did you see the following thread from a few days earlier?

    http://www.vcfed.org/forum/showthread.php?71408-Announcing-another-TRS-80-Software-project-Scott19!

    Even though the port is currently...
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    I suspect the 74157 approach would be better if...

    I suspect the 74157 approach would be better if you needed to switch the drives while the computer is on (assuming that's a good idea in the first place). I suspect the physical switch can't be...
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    Nice! So what are the advantages of using the...

    Nice! So what are the advantages of using the 74157 over just using a 4PDT switch?
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    Nice! I'm looking forward to seeing your solution.

    Nice! I'm looking forward to seeing your solution.
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    I never did get around to implementing my...

    I never did get around to implementing my proposed solution. I didn't want to modify my FDC.



    It sounds like you're thinking of the same thing as me.

    Another idea I was thinking about was to...
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    As @shank mentioned, it's unlikely the model 4 is...

    As @shank mentioned, it's unlikely the model 4 is at fault here. The raspberry pi has a UART, but it doesn't do RS232 voltages without extra circuitry. E.g. see:...
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    Are you sure it only has 16K RAM? I'm pretty sure...

    Are you sure it only has 16K RAM? I'm pretty sure you need at least 32K (preferably the full 48K) to run a disk system.

    From the BASIC prompt, try "PRINT MEM" to see how much RAM you have (after...
  11. The monochrome composite signal can be fairly...

    The monochrome composite signal can be fairly sharp, at least at those Amiga's native resolutions. So you could connect a cheap monochrome monitor, e.g. for word processing. At the time I remember...
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    Probably because it's not requested during...

    Probably because it's not requested during registration.

    Ideally the location should be requested during registration (and the registration page should give a reason why it's a good idea to fill...
  13. Of course there are going to be benefits,...

    Of course there are going to be benefits, otherwise people wouldn't use it. I use Chrome as my default browser on most of my devices for a variety of other reasons. I was just trying to answer the...
  14. It can be considered a "weapon" in the "browser...

    It can be considered a "weapon" in the "browser wars" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Browser_wars), and is related to the "browser is the new OS" mentality where the browser is seen as the main way a...
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    Video of TRS-80 Model I repainting

    Video of a guy repainting a TRS-80 Model I:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xigwt-qaTkk

    As he mentions at the end of his video, the texture of the finish isn't right. Even though he's happy...
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    Related mainstream media coverage:...

    Related mainstream media coverage: http://www.abc.net.au/news/science/2018-08-07/australian-computer-museum-society-risk-from-bulldozers/10077580
  17. TRS-80 items in the recent EEVBlog vintage computer warehouse dive

    From EEVBlog's recent coverage of The Australian Computer Museum Societies' warehouse.

    Part 1, 0:51 to 1:09: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mK4M8dv4NNU&t=51s
    * TRS-80 Model II.

    Part 2, 6:05...
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    TRS-Ian did a tutorial on this a while back:...

    TRS-Ian did a tutorial on this a while back: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sMXSMSsCZU
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    Looks like it could be a Model III with a Model 4...

    Looks like it could be a Model III with a Model 4 upgrade kit.
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    Yes, they are pin compatible ... and that's...

    Yes, they are pin compatible ... and that's exactly what the Tandy repair centre did to our Model III back in the 80s when the keyboard failed.

    Luckily I kept the original broken Model III...
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    Regarding a floppy-based SD-card solution (e.g....

    Regarding a floppy-based SD-card solution (e.g. HxC) ...

    The TRS-80 floppy controller can handle 720KB disks, and 720KB disk images can store a lot of TRS-80 files. Because TRS-80 disk operating...
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    According to wikipedia they chose the name...

    According to wikipedia they chose the name "Arby's", based on R. B., the initials of Raffel Brothers, the founders.
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    They could have possibly bought 2 of them for...

    They could have possibly bought 2 of them for half the price:

    http://www.vcfed.org/forum/showthread.php?62819-Radio-Shack-TRS-80-Model-4-Computer
  24. Oh, I thought he was referring to the vinyl dust...

    Oh, I thought he was referring to the vinyl dust covers. Thanks for the clarification.
  25. It's a good question (I would like something...

    It's a good question (I would like something similar for my Model III one day), but I'd think it would be something you'd put together with a sewing machine and the appropriate vinyl/fabric "pattern"...
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