TRS-80 Fireworks

Bill Degnan billdegnan at
Wed Aug 28 08:12:23 CDT 2019

On Wed, Aug 28, 2019, 8:35 AM Ethan Dicks via cctalk <cctalk at>

> On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 4:16 AM Marvin Johnston via cctalk
> <cctalk at> wrote:
> > I'm just curious how many people have powered up their TRS-80 computers,
> > and ended up with a bang and a room filled with smoke?

Trs 80 III / 4 absolutely yes these pop.  I call it banana pancakes time
because that is what it kind of smells like.

At the vcf east we have an informal recocognition award titled "first to
smoke" that usually goes to the first exhibitor who loses a RIFA cap during
set up or on public display.



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