Friday, March 1, 2019

Episode 29

These are the show notes for Episode 29 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/32187.mp3

Show Title

Episode 29 - Interview with Steve Leininger


Description

In this episode, Peter Cetinski talks with Steve Leininger.  Steve was the designer of the first TRS-80 microcomputer which became known as the Model I.  In the interview, Steve talks about his early life and how he came to be hired by Tandy Radio Shack to design their first computer in 1976.  He tells us what it was like to work at the fabled company with a number of interesting stories, many of which you probably haven't heard before.  Then, he finishes up by discussing what he's been working on since leaving the company up until the present day.   

Trash Talkers
  • Peter Cetinski
  • Steve Leininger
    Commercials
    • Mike Rowen
    Main Topic
    • Peter Cetinski interviews Steve Leininger.

    Links

    Purdue University
    https://www.purdue.edu

    The Homebrew Computer Club
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homebrew_Computer_Club

    TRS-80 Model I
    http://www.trs-80.org/model-1/
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRS-80

    TRS-80 Model II
    http://home.iae.nl/users/pb0aia/cm/modelii.html

    Z8000 Microprocessor
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zilog_Z8000

    Archive of Steve's Workbench on the Wayback Machine
    https://web.archive.org/web/19970713191431/http://www.radioshack.com/html/steve's_work_bench.html

    Steve's Interview from 1977
    http://www.trs-80.com/wordpress/interview-with-steven-w-leininger/



    Tuesday, February 12, 2019

    Episode 28

    These are the show notes for Episode 28 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

    Direct Episode Link:  http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/32155.mp3

    Show Title

    Episode 28 -  Buying and Selling TRS-80s


    Description

    In this episode, the Trash Talkers discuss how to buy and sell TRS-80s.  Using their wealth of knowledge about the Tandy collector's market they go in-depth on tips and techniques to use at live  auctions, eBay, Craigslist and other marketplaces.  Whether you're buying, selling or doing both, you're likely to learn quite a bit from their experience.  

    Trash Talkers
    • Peter Cetinski
    • Ian Mavric
    • Eric Dittman
    • Kyle Wadsten
      Commercials
      • Mike Rowen

      News and Current Events
      • VCF PNW, VCF East, CocoFest, Tandy Assembly
      • trsnic - a new TRS-80 WiFi Network Card
      • NEWKEY/80
      • Tezza's Stringy Floppy Drive
      • Mav's Model I power supply replacement
      • TRS8BIT
      • Feedback

      Main Topic
      • Buying and Selling TRS-80s.  The Trash Talkers discuss in depth about buying and selling TRS-80s.  Learn about where to buy, sell and how to skillfully do it with many tips and tricks from the group. 

      Links

      VCF Pacific Northwest
      Mar 23 & 24

      VCF East
      May 3-5

      The 28th Annual “Last” Chicago CocoFest
      May 4th and 5th

      Tandy Assembly 2019
      September 28 & 29 in Springfield, Ohio
      Courtyard by Marriott Springfield Downtown
      http://www.tandyassembly.com

      trsnic
      https://github.com/pski/trsnic

      NEWKEY/80

      Tez’s Stringy Floppy Archive

      Mav's Model I Power Supply Replacement
      https://www.ebay.com/itm/TRS-80-Model-I-heavy-duty-power-supply-kit-for-project-builders/163519119723?hash=item26127fc16b:g:gJkAAOSwWtFcU8tY:rk:2:pf:0