Tandy web page malarkey

From: Frank McConnell <fmc_at_reanimators.org>
Date: Mon May 25 21:48:28 1998

Sam Ismail <dastar_at_wco.com> writes:
> Oh come on. The PET I can agree with, but the TRS-80 still required the
> purchase of an external monitor, and one could just as easily (if not more

Yes and no. You could buy a TRS-80 without the monitor, but Radio
Shack advertisements featured it as a system including the monitor and
cassette recorder, and the featured prices were for complete systems
(not like the "monitor not included" you see in computer ads these
days). And the pricing was set up so that if you bought the computer
and the monitor you got the cassette recorder and manual "included

Source: "Radio Shack TRS-80 Microcomputer System Products" catalog
        "New for 1978", and I'm thinkin' I got it in early 1978,
        certainly before I saw a Level II BASIC system

-Frank McConnell
Received on Mon May 25 1998 - 21:48:28 BST

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