[Coco] [Color Computer] Re: OS-9 as Replacement for DECB.

John R. Hogerhuis jhoger at pobox.com
Sat Sep 3 14:25:29 EDT 2005

On Sat, 2005-09-03 at 12:17 -0400, jdaggett at gate.net wrote:
> Kevin
> ROM stuff has its advantages when you are in the middle of a field 
> with no power and it is dark. Add to that you want to power and 
> control a telescope. Personally I want something when I turn the 
> unit on it will be ready to go and no movable parts that can break 
> very easily. 
> Yes what I want is a embedded dedicated controller. That is what I 
> am designing and in the what the hech mode why not make it 
> expandable?

FWIW, it sounds like a good description of a TRS-80 Model 100 or 200,
and I know some people do use it for controlling telescopes.

Check out club100.com , if nothing else the "Model T" may give you some
ideas for your design.

-- John.

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