[Coco] [Color Computer] Re: A Lot of questions

Charlie chazbeenhad at hotmail.com
Wed May 26 13:29:26 EDT 2004

--- In ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com, "grantkcmo75" 
<grantkcmo75 at k...> wrote:
> Hello everyone.  I hope all is going well for everyone.  I have 
> finally found EBay and purchased a lot of COCO stuff trying to 
> my 
> collection.  It is fun to get back into the old COCO's.  I have 
> questions I hope you can help me with.
> 1.  The COCO Fest this weekend I have been debating driving up 
> from Kansas City, but I not sure what it is all about.  Will people 
> be selling stuff there?
> 2.  How do I download program from the internet on my PC and get 
> them over to the COCO?
> 3.  Where can I buy 5 1/4 disk and tapes for the COCO.  They are 
> very hard to find here.
> 4.  I got a Multi Pak for the COCO's, but it does not work on the 
> COCO 3.  I remember this issue back in theday, but I do not know if 
> it can be fixed.
> EBay has been a great help in restarting my collection, but I will 
> warn everyone to be carefull.  I have recieved some very yellow 
> cases and damaged COCO's.  People can hide things in the pictures 
> very well.  If 
> anyone out there has anything for sale please let me know.  I am 
> looking for a monitor for the coco 3.  I perfer a CM-8, if there 
> any out there.  I also want to rebuild a Rainbow and Hot COCO 
> collection.  So, if anyone wants to sell them please let me know, 
> if you know how I can get them somewhere.  One more thing, I 
> purchased a lot of COCO programs from EBay and I need help loading 
> them.  They have no manuals and I do not remember how to load 
> program from disk other than the load"filename"  and them run.  
> There was another way if I remember correctly.  If you have access 
> to 
> some old manuals let me know, I will pay for coping fees, or if you 
> can scan them that would be better.  Email me and I will email you 
> the list of programs.  Thanks a lot,  I am glad to see there is 
> still support for the COCO's.  I will most likely go to Chicago 
> weekend and hopefully make some new friends, plus I want to see the 
> cloud 9 stuff.  
> Thanks
> Grant
> grantkcmo75 at k...

Hi again. I just noticed this site has some info on upgrading at 
least 2 of the Multipak interface models. Good luck!



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