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

http://www.cyberears.com/cybrss/34203.mp3

Description

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
http://48k.ca/trs80gp.html


trs8bit competition is underway
http://www.trs-80.org.uk/page5.html


Upcoming Events

VCF West - Aug 6-7

Tandy Assembly 2022 - Sep30 - Oct 2
http://www.tandyassembly.com


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”

https://archive.org/details/tocatchmousemake00korn


Magazine Review

80 Micro Magazine

#27 March 1982

https://colorcomputerarchive.com/repo/Documents/Magazines/80%20Micro/1982/80%20Micro%20-%208203%20-%20March%201982.pdf


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
https://github.com/apuder/TRS-IO