Sanyo 55x detractors (was:RE: IBM Floppy...)

From: Doug <>
Date: Mon Jan 18 17:09:25 1999

On Mon, 18 Jan 1999, Bill Sudbrink wrote:

> Come on now, what you don't seem to remember is that it was less than
> half as expensive as any other similar machine at the time. And no,
> I'm not prejudiced because I wrote the Byte magazine review of it. :)
> It's a great hackers machine because almost nothing is in ROM and with
> a little hardware hacking it could be made pretty close to an IBM PC
> in terms of compatibility and a heck of a lot faster.

Faster? Are we talking about the same machine? The Sanyo had to be the
only clone that ever took IBM's pokey 4.77Mz clock and *reduced* it to

-- Doug
Received on Mon Jan 18 1999 - 17:09:25 GMT

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