[Coco] The dire condition of software documentation..
Bruce W. Calkins
brucewcalkins at charter.net
Thu Aug 8 17:52:59 EDT 2019
On 8/8/19 5:07 PM, John Peasley wrote:
> So, a little about myself:
> My first computer was a 4K Color Computer owned by my father, who got
> me started at a very young age. First computer I owned myself was a
> CoCo 3. Also had a Tandy 1000-- so I have a very RS-filled background.
> Sometime around '94 the CoCo 3 died during a botched 512K upgrade
> (don't remember specifics) and getting replacement DRAM/parts was
> difficult by that point so I ended up going fully MS-DOS.
There was one brand of 512k upgrade that shorted out a trace under the
connectors, killing the CPU.
I still have one in the midden heap. The COCo 3 got the CPU pulled and
a socketed 6309E installed.
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