Wanted stuff (Was: Pretty good week)

From: Sam Ismail <dastar_at_wco.com>
Date: Sat Feb 28 22:44:49 1998

On Sun, 1 Mar 1998 lisard_at_zetnet.co.uk wrote:

> as for a //c+ - were they the ones with the 3.5" disk instead of the
> 5.25"? we saw them in the states, one of the times we went over there
> (arizona - little hack shop in tucson that had all kinds of old hardware
> for frankly, silly prices; lots of pcjrs, which we'd also like one of,
> since they never made it over here) and thought they were cute, but we
> don't believe they ever crossed the atlantic. was the disk drive the
> only difference, or were there others & what were they if so?

They also had an internal power supply, got rid of the Qwerty/Dvorak
switch (and maybe the 40/80 column switch as well?), ran at 3.3Mhz
(switchable back to the standard 1Mhz) and an improved keyboard.

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