Needed: rom for Model 100

From: Charles P. Hobbs <>
Date: Sat Nov 1 23:44:38 1997

On Sat, 1 Nov 1997, Marvin wrote:

> Charles P. Hobbs wrote:
> > Hi folks. I picked up a Tandy Model 100 laptop computer from a local
> > thrift store a few days ago, for about $9. So far so good, but it doesn't
> > have any ROM's in it (both sockets on the bottom of the machine are empty)

> The two sockets on the bottom of the machine can be empty and the machine
> should still work. One of the sockets is for additional program ROMs while
> the second 40 pin (I think) socket is used to connect to peripherals. I
> have one model 100 that has no display when I turn it on, but after waiting
> a few minutes, the display begins to show.

I haven't tried that. How long does that take?

> I am assuming you have tried
> both types of reset: 1) the reset button on the back, and 2) holding
> shift/pause while turning the machine on.

I tried the reset button, I didn't know anything about shift/pause. What
does that do?

> Does the display show anything
> when the contrast knob is turned?

The contrast knob doesn't do anything . . .
Received on Sat Nov 01 1997 - 23:44:38 GMT

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