"Single instance" machines

From: Lawrence Walker <lwalker_at_mail.interlog.com>
Date: Mon Dec 14 15:34:45 1998

On 13 Dec 98 at 23:36, Kees Stravers wrote:

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> How about the Philips P2000 family? I have not seen messages about
> those machines on the list. Z80 system, 48K RAM, 16K ROM in a cart
> so it was easy to change programs, micro cassette recorder that was
> operated by the computer so no fiddling with buttons, floppy drives
> optional, video 40x24 color (viewdata/teletext character set) or
> 80x24 monochrome. Started life as a dedicated word processor, BASIC
> cart added later. There was a disk operating system that could work
> with the programs originally meant for cassette use only, and CP/M
> was available. P2000T was the 40x24 cassette version, P2000M was the
> 80x24 disk version. There also was a P2000C, which was a 'portable'
> machine like the Kaypro's, but it ran CP/M only and was not compatible
> with the P2000T/M. AFAIK they were all developed and produced in
> the Philips factories in Austria.
> Picture of a P2000M at
> http://www.iae.nl/users/pb0aia/cm/sroom.html
> Picture of a P2000C at
> http://www.iae.nl/users/pb0aia/cm/lroom.html
> Kees
 Hi Kees, your pages are always interesting. Haven't visited in a while.
Nice to see the additions.
 You mention that the P2000 started as a dedicated WP. Could this have
been the Philips Micom 2000 ? If so, any other info ?

ciao larry
Received on Mon Dec 14 1998 - 15:34:45 GMT

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