Western Digital PASCAL microengine / p-system.

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Sat Mar 20 14:24:31 1999

On Sat, 20 Mar 1999, Pete Turnbull wrote:

> On Mar 19, 16:29, Dean Billing wrote:
> > Subject: Western Digital PASCAL microengine / p-system.
> > I have also been scanning all of the WEB sights that have information
> about
> > UCSD PASCAL and obsolete and disappeared computers and I find no
> reference
> > to Sage Computer Technology of Reno, NV. They made the Sage II/IV
> systems
> > that came with UCSD PASCAL installed. They were M-68000 based systems
> and
> > probably ran other operating systems too. Anybody remember them?
> If you mean what I think, I have two of them (Sage-II's). A Sage-II is a
> cream-coloured box with dark grey front and rear panels.
> >From memory (they're stashed away somewhere) they're about 14" wide x 17"
> deep x 3.5" high, with an 80-track half-height DSDD 5.25" floppy in the
> front, and a power LED. On the back there's two serial ports, parallel
> port, power connector and switch, and some other stuff (can't remember
> what). Mine have 128K DRAM, of which 64K is directly accessible to the
> p-System, and the rest is used as a RAM disk. One of the serial
> linesconnects to a terminal (I have drivers for VT-100 and VT-52).
> If you want more details, I don't have any manuals (except the standard
> p-System manuals) but I could dig one out and describe it more carefully
> (ie, more accurately :-)).
> I've never seen another OS run on one, but if anyone has any other OS, I'd
> be happy to try it out :-)
> --
> Pete Peter Turnbull
> Dept. of Computer Science
> University of York

I have a 3-disk set of CP/M-68K for the Sage II/IV.

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