[Coco] CoCo TALK #18 an introduction to OS9
flexser at fiu.edu
Tue Jul 25 03:18:05 EDT 2017
Actually, "prototype case" is probably a more generous term than it
deserved. It was a one-of-a-kind mock-up of what might have resembled a
case for a CoCo 4 if they ever seriously considered producing one.
On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:31 PM, Gregory Law <glaw at live.com> wrote:
> Yes, you're right. I was thinking of the prototype case with the
> built-in floppy drive.
> On 7/24/2017 1:10:24 PM, "Arthur Flexser" <flexser at fiu.edu> wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 24, 2017 at 8:01 AM, Gregory Law <glaw at live.com> wrote:
> >> In some ways I'm glad Radio Shack brought out the more
> >> capable Color Computer 3 instead of the Deluxe Color Computer,
> >> I think it would have been nice to have a more business-like case
> >> the Deluxe Color Computer.
> >First I've heard that the aborted Deluxe Color Computer had a case that
> >any different than that of the CoCo 3. As I recall, there were several
> >tiny pictures of it in RS catalogs that looked no different than a CoCo
> >And the keyboard of it was identical to a CoCo 3, and sold for a time
> >$4.95 in the stores as a separate item, prior to the CoCo 3's advent.
> >Maybe you are confusing it with the prototype case, never produced,
> >was pictured in Bill and Boisy's book, with the built-in floppy drive?
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