Classics long overdue a Boot.
austinpass at gmail.com
Thu May 19 17:25:26 CDT 2016
> On 19 May 2016, at 23:02, Dale H. Cook <radiotest at juno.com> wrote:
> At 04:57 PM 5/19/2016, Austin Pass wrote:
>> Systems we've neglected or failed to boot recently.
> My Amstrad PPC-640 gets booted a couple-few times a year when I need a native MS-DOS machine with a real serial port for work on some vintage broadcast hardware.
> I need to dig out the three CP/M machines (Osborne 1, Kaypro 4-84, Kaypro 1) and see if they will play, as they have not been booted in about a decade.
> Dale H. Cook, Roanoke/Lynchburg, VA
> Osborne 1 / Kaypro 4-84 / Kaypro 1 / Amstrad PPC-640
Loving that PPC640 - a system that entirely passed me by! I have an Amstrad CPC6128 which is a cool little micro, although the 3" drive in mine needs servicing. I bought the *very last* (eBay emphasis, not author's own) rubber belts to do this back in 2007. Wonder if they're still good?
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