Just another Rinky-Dink Florida hamfest

From: Richard Erlacher <edick_at_idcomm.com>
Date: Sun Mar 28 15:11:01 1999

Nope, the 99/4 was never intended to fill any niche other than the
home/video-game market. The 990 series was a "business minicomputer" while
the 9900 was a microcomputer development environment. It's kind-of like
comparing a 747 with a bicycle. Each has its place, of course.

-----Original Message-----
From: Max Eskin <max82_at_surfree.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Sunday, March 28, 1999 10:44 AM
Subject: Re: Just another Rinky-Dink Florida hamfest

>On Sun, 28 Mar 1999, Richard Erlacher wrote:
>>Yes, that's probably a chassis for a 9900 system. I once marveled at the
>>similarity to S-100 when it was shown to me in a TI sales office when I
>>considering using TI's 9940 single-chip microcontroller in a product.
>Is this thing in any way related to the TI-99/4A expansion box?
>--Max Eskin (max82_at_surfree.com)
Received on Sun Mar 28 1999 - 15:11:01 BST

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