For Sale: STM Pied Piper "Portable Computer"

Adrian Graham witchy at
Fri Mar 24 17:10:14 CDT 2017

On 24/03/2017 21:03, "Santo Nucifora" <santo.nucifora at> wrote:

> What format are those disks in?  I did find the software and manuals but I
> have to image my disks too.  I have not used them yet and have never powered
> on my Pied Piper at this point.  I hope to image them this weekend (if they
> are still good).
> Wish my Pied Piper was in better shape but I'm happy to have what I got. 
> Here's a link:  You can see
> a pic of the manuals too.  I was considering scanning them but I'd have to
> tear them apart so I haven't.
> Santo
> On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 3:20 PM, Pete Plank via cctalk <cctalk at>
> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > I have several of these including the full disk set of 'Perfect'
>>> > applications and diagnostics, demo disk etc. One of my jobs for last year
>>> > was to image those disks but it took me so long to find them I never got
>>> one
>>> > of those tuits we all need.
>>> >
>>> > If anyone buys this let me know and I'll see what's still readable.
>> I have one as well in the original box with the external drive, manuals, etc.
>> but no disks - so I¹ve never had it fully running. If you could see what¹s
>> available that would be fantastic.
>> Thanks much!
> Hi Santo, Pete,
> I did email you (Santo) when I found them last year but I didn¹t get round to
> imaging them at the time. The win98 machine I built to do this is still where
> I left it in the kitchen so I¹m going to have a go tomorrow; the disks
> themselves have been indoors in a decent climate so hopefully they¹re all as I
> left them when I last read them in 2002.
> I¹ve just realised how long ago that was :/ At least I know one of my Pied
> Piper floppy drives was ok because that was originally what I used in said
> win98 imaging machine 8 months ago.
> Results as I get them!
> Cheers

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