Coleco and Sensation

From: The Adept <adept_at_Mcs.Net>
Date: Fri May 29 09:02:03 1998

I just _thought_ I had a CPM2.2 for the Adam off Ebay (there was
a set of 14 Adam tapes (Digital Data Packs) for auction and one
of them was a CPM/assembler tape)



On Thu, 28 May 1998, Greg Troutman wrote:

> Max Eskin wrote:
> >
> > Could someone describe to me the Colecovision family entertainment
> > system? It's a dual cassette deck with expansion ports, cartridge
> > ports, a phone jack, and 9-pin ports. Processor? RAM?
> Sounds like you're talking about the ADAM. It's a Z80 based computer
> with 64K in it. There was a disk drive option but it's rarely seen in
> the wild. One of the DB-9 connectors is actually the power input, which
> comes from the printer. If you don't have the printer you'll need to
> hack +5, -5, and +12 onto the right pins. I've done that and can get
> you the pinout if you need it. Though this system supposedly has a
> version of CP/M (never seen it) and some decent (certainly not great)
> apps available, the main reason to muck with it is that you can play
> Colecovision video games on it. Ladybug rocks!
> --
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