TRS-80 fever on ebay?!

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Mon Jan 6 19:55:00 2003

> > Flew into Phoenix airport this afternoon, and down by the baggage
> > carousels they had a '71 440 *Automatic* Charger R/T. Yes, it was built
> > that way, and yes, as far as I could tell it was showroom perfect. Plum
> > Purple. Black leather, front buckets. R/T trim package.
> Hmm - that must be some kind of weird code for a computer, right?
> '71 440... Does it maybe have a slash in there somewhere ('71/440)?
> Obviously, the name "Charger" either implies it's a Texan computer, or
> maybe that it was really quite fast for it's day.

Is it a battery operated unit?
Perhaps with a 12V lead acid battery pack?

> R/T's got me stumped,
> unless it means "radio teletype", which seems unlikely...
> Oh, and what on earth would it want buckets for? Does it leak coolant or
> something?

bit buckets.
Received on Mon Jan 06 2003 - 19:55:00 GMT

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