Monday, June 13, 2022

TRS-80 Trash Talk Live #26 is happening on Saturday, July 2nd at 5pm Eastern

TRS-80 Trash Talk Live #26 will be taking place on Saturday, July 2nd at 5pm Eastern.  We'll be covering all the news and current events happening in the TRS-80 vintage computer community.  Please get in touch to receive an invite to the interactive Zoom meeting if you'd like to actively participate. It's so much more fun to join via Zoom so please do ask for an invite via our email address or social media channels.  We will also be streaming the meeting on our YouTube channel for those that just would like to watch.  See you on July 2nd!

Sunday, June 12, 2022

Episode 43

These are the show notes for Episode 43 of TRS-80 Trash Talk

Show Title

Episode 43 -  TRS-IO and PocketTRS with Arno Puder

Direct Episode Link


In this episode we update you with the latest news and current events in the world of the TRS-80, including the passing of the legendary John Roach.  We cover some recent acquisitions by the Trash Talkers.  We discuss some of the upcoming vintage computer shows happening later this year.  We review the book “To Catch a Mouse Make a Noise Like a Cheese” by Lew Korfeld.  We then discuss the March 1982 issue of "80 Micro" magazine.  Finally, we talk to Arno Puder about his latest projects, including TRS-IO and PocketTRS.

Trash Talkers

  • Peter Cetinski
  • Ian Mavric
  • Eric Dittman
  • Aaron Brockbank
  • George Phillips 
  • Arno Puder

News and Current Events

Send us an email for an invite!

The TRS-80 role in WarGames

What’s new in trs80gp 2.4.7

trs8bit competition is underway

Upcoming Events

VCF West - Aug 6-7

Tandy Assembly 2022 - Sep30 - Oct 2

Recent Acquisitions

Pete's One of a kind all-in-one TRS-80

Pete's Video Genie with Expansion Interface

Ian visited Canada, picked up a Coco 2, visited e-waste site in St Catherines, ON and a deceased Estate clearance of vintage computer gear.

Eric's System-80 Mk II and expansion interface from Ian.

Eric's unused Model I/III anti-glare screen

Book Review

“To Catch a Mouse Make a Noise Like a Cheese”

Magazine Review

80 Micro Magazine

#27 March 1982

Main Topic: TRS-IO and PockeTRS with Arno Puder

Discussion with Arno about the history, current status and future directions of his projects.
These are the projects that were mentioned in the podcast:

TRS-IO for the Model I/III