[Coco] CoCo-XT RTC ROM and disk

Grumpyx grumpyx at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 21:37:36 EDT 2018

The color computer archive has them:


The XT-ROM zip file has several version including 3.0

On Sat, Aug 25, 2018 at 6:55 PM John Mautz <ejmautz2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I picked up a CoCo-XT RTC a few months ago.  It works great as it came with
> what I was told is a 5MB HD.  My CoCo-XT has the Western Digital 1002A-WX1
> card int it.  When it boots it show the Burke & Burke ROM version to be
> 2.3.  I don't see a version on the CoCo-XT RTC card (other than the
> copyright 1988, though it could be on the back of the card).    I've doing
> some searches for about a week now and I must be searching the wrong way as
> I'm not finding any hits.
> This brings me to my 2 questions:
> 1) Does anyone have a newer version of the ROM?  If so can you provide a
> link or send it to me?  I have searched around and all I can find is the
> manual for version 2.4 and a 2.5 supplement. - BTW: I'm willing to read and
> upload my version 2.3 ROM if someone wants it.
> 2) Has anyone see the disk imaged some place?  I've looked and I seen where
> it used to be sold for $24.99 but no links to the actual software.
> So other than completeness, why do I ask?  I was able to get a Tandy 20MB
> external hard drive.  The PS was dead so I replaced that and would like to
> use the Seagate ST-225 that came with it.  Therefore I need the disk with
> the utilities on it.
> Thanks,
> John.
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