What is this? XEROX 820

From: Zane H. Healy <healyzh_at_ix.netcom.com>
Date: Sat Feb 28 10:14:44 1998

><I found a XEROX 820 in a trift store today. Can anyone tell me what it is
><It has a base unit with a built in monitor. It has four ports on it. One
><connects to a daul 5 1/4" disks drives in an external box. Another connec
><to a separate keyboard. The other two are for a serial port and printer p
>Z80 based CP/M engine. When xerox got out they sold off the stocks of
>boards and they were the hackers joy.

This reminds me of something I've been wondering, how closely related was
the Xerox 860? I had to use one for a while, and hated every minute of it.
Of course that might have had something to do with the version of the Word
Processor that it had, and the fact I preferred the WP on the Harris


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Received on Sat Feb 28 1998 - 10:14:44 GMT

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