expansion differences (was Re: Micro$oft Biz'droid Lusers)

From: Bryan Pope <bpope_at_wordstock.com>
Date: Fri Apr 26 08:42:36 2002

And thusly Tony Duell spake:
> There was one _big_ advantage to Radio Shack machines (at least for me).
> You could get documentation. Real documetation with schematics and
> pinouts and the like. No hassle -- just walk into the shop and buy the
> technical manual off the shelf.

Commodore and Amigas also had the schematics available. I was able to fix
a problem on my Amiga 500 with the help of the schematics. I believe the
chip I replaced was a 74LS which was in between a joystick port and one of the
big custom chips.


Received on Fri Apr 26 2002 - 08:42:36 BST

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