ROM Cartridges. Lifespan, and other tidbits

Geoffrey Oltmans oltmansg at
Tue Apr 19 16:49:26 CDT 2016

On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 9:53 AM, Swift Griggs <swiftgriggs at> wrote:

> I have some 90's consoles in my collection and I fondly remember a few
> systems that took carts that family and friends owned back in the 80's and
> 90's.  I thought the Colecovision Adam was awesome.  My cousin had one and
> I
> was so jealous.  The C64, 80's 8bit Atari PCs, the IBM PC Jr, and others
> all
> had cartridge ports, too.

I loved (and still do) the ADAM. It is an under-appreciated machine these
days IMO. Most of the initial launch issues you read about have long since
been corrected by the ravages of time, and what remains are on the whole
pretty solid units.

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