How many computers?

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Tue Jul 14 13:16:35 1998

On Tue, 14 Jul 1998, Max Eskin wrote:

> A question about the Sorcerer: I heard once that it used 8-track tapes.
> Is this true, or did they mistake a cartridge for a cassette?

Sort of true. It used eight track cassette casings, but the insides were
replaced with a circuit board with a ROM on it. So basically, they
cleverly designed their program carthridges around a readily available
source of casings: the 8-track tape.

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