How many computers?

From: Christopher Denham <>
Date: Wed Jul 15 18:06:17 1998

On Wed, 15 Jul 1998 02:37:05 +0100 (BST), you wrote:

>> I have a Torch its a big box 2 5 1/4 drives plugs into the Tube of
>> the BBC and runs msdos about half the speed of a XT .........
>That sounds like a Torch Graduate machine. An MS-DOS copro for the BBC
>micro. I have one, but alas I'm missing the host ROM and systems disk for
>it :-(.
I dont thing it needs a rom in the BBC , I have the system disks If
you would like a copy email me with your address and i will send you a
copy ( That is if i can find a 5 1/4 disk drive )
>Torch also made (An incomplete list) :
>The Unicorn (68000 copro for the BBC, ran Uniplus+, I think)
>A strange machine with drives, CPU and monitor in the same box, and a
>separate keyboard. AFAIK this was a BBC micro + the Z80 card
>The XXX workstation. A 68010 machine running Uniplus+ with a GUI
>frontend. A very odd machine internally (the bootstrap involves the I/O
>processor - a 6303 - copying some code from an EPROM into the video
>memory, and then letting the 68010 run).
>The XXXX workstation. 68030 based?? I've never seen one.
>Assorted BBC peripherals. I have a Torch lightpen, for example.
Received on Wed Jul 15 1998 - 18:06:17 BST

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