These are the show notes for Episode 41 of TRS-80 Trash Talk
Episode 41 - TRS-80 Hard Drives
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In this episode we start with the usual news and current events in the world of the TRS-80. After that, we discuss a bunch of recent acquisitions. We also review the book "Learning Level II" by David A. Lien. Then, we review the June 1980 issue of "80 Microcomputing". Finally, we discuss the history of hard drive solutions for the TRS-80 and offer recommendations to enthusiasts looking to use a hard drive on their TRS-80s today.
- Peter Cetinski
- Ian Mavric
- Eric Dittman
- Aaron Brockbank
- George Phillips
News and Current Events
John Mauchly, co-inventor of the digital computer, was finally happy when he got a TRS-80 as he had it all to himself.
And the winner is: Kyle Wadsten, again. The only entrant in this year's TRS8Bit programming competition.
What’s new in trs80gp 2.4.5
Mav's White 64K Coco 1 at Pete’s house
Softerm 2000 comms package for the Tandy 2000
Ugly yellowed Dick Smith System 80 Mk II (PMC-81)
Eric's upgraded CoCo3 from Mark Marlette at Cloud-9
Another Amdek 300A
"Learning Level II" by David A. Lien
Generate ?ST error in Level II BASIC:
George Phillips leads us through “June 1980, 80 Microcomputing”
Main Topic: TRS-80 Hard Drives
The trash talkers discuss the history of Hard Drives for the TRS-80, from original RS units to modern solid state replacements.
Original Radio Shack HD Units - 8MB, 5MB, 12MB, 15MB, 35MB & 70MB
Original Third Party HD Units
LoTech / DOM