The Trstimes Auction

It is time to make some space in the TRSTimes storage room, so we are offering the following Model I, III, 4 & Color Computer items for sale in an auction format. We will accept bids by mail for any or all of the items listed up until June 25, 1991. The bidders with the best offers will at that time be notified by mail and arrangements for payment and shipping will be made (note that shipping cost will be extra). Send your bid to TRSTimes AUCTION 5721 TOPANGA CANYON BLVD. 4 WOODLAND HILLS,...

Fast System Drive

If someone offered to Install an extra disk drive in your 128K Model 4, would you turn it down Of course you wouldn't. Well, that extra disk drive has already been installed and, while it does not offer an abundance of data storage, it is very fast -- much faster than than the speediest hard drive. Except for LeScript, Visicalc and a handful of others, most Model 4 application programs will completely ignore the upper 64K of memory in your machine. This means that, most of the time, it is...

Room

First I want to thank you for publishing my letter concerning superscript in the Mail Room column in the Nov Dec issue. I learned a number of things about Super-Script that I plan to share with you in the future. The main reason for this letter is the enclosed list from the new Radio Shack Consumer Mail Center Catalog. In case you haven't heard, Radio Shack has issued upgrades, not just reissues, for several of their older software packages. I don't know what changes were made to any of the...

From Old England

I read with great interest Ted Barnes article from 'old' England in the Jan Feb issue of the TRSTimes. As the person kindly referred to as a 'very knowledgable chap' I felt it appropriate to write with a slightly different perspective on TRS80 in the UK. My love of Tandy equipment starts 2 or 3 years before Ted does, in about 1977, with one explanation as to the computer sales figures that Tandy was able to report at this time. As a teacher of Physics in a very large secondary school 11-18 year...

Hints Tips

HI-REZ - B AS ICG Model 4 - TRSDOS 6.x. or Model III-TRSDOS 1.3 Here is a hi-rez program that will draw an exact circle on the screen. It can be used to check the adjustment of the video screen. 100 'CIRCLE BAS door Johan Volgers, September 1989 102 'Freely translated from Dutch 104 'A High Resolution excercise for 106 'BASICG v6. TRSDOS 6.x Model 4 mode or 108 'BASICG v1.01 TRSDOS 1.3 Model 3 mode . 110' 134' center, cirkel param, paint param 136' 140 Dl 239 KL 1 SH 0 EH 6.28315 XY .5 150 '...