[TriLUG] More computer trivia...
kevin at sonney.com
Tue Dec 13 10:24:31 EST 2005
On 12/13/05, Tanner Lovelace <clubjuggler at gmail.com> wrote:
> No, I think I've even got you beat, Kevin. Our first computer was
> a Timex Sinclair 1000 (with the 16KB expansion pack).
We got one of those as a freebie in the early 80's. Dad bought the
TRS-80 in '78 - Just before the Model 1 Level 2 came out. The Level 2
had a NUMBER PAD on the right...and Dad couldn't stand it so he did
one the earliest case mods I've ever seen - he cut out the Tandy/Radio
Shack Logo on the right side and intalled a number pad.
We bought him the voice synthesizer add-on for Xmas the following
year. Sounded just like WarGames, and it was AWSOME. Everything else
sounded like it was a Sweedish Imigrant, but hey, for 1978/1979 it was
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