Connecting a Cambridge Z88 to the Internet

Lawrence Woodman lawrence at
Thu Mar 24 03:59:50 CDT 2016

On 20/03/16 19:29, Jules Richardson wrote:
> On 03/18/2016 09:04 AM, Liam Proven wrote:
>> I've been asked about doing this for an exhibition.
>>> From some cursory Googling, it seems that the Z88 has a terminal
>> emulator, and equipped with a suitable serial cable, you could just
>> run a cable to a host device with an Internet connection and have a
>> text-only terminal session fairly readily.
>> Not much more than that, though.
>> Has anyone on CC done this?
> Not with a Z88, but I have done this with my Tandy 102, just for the 
> heck of it. I believe the displays of the two machines are similar in 
> size, and at least with the Tandy it was quite painful - it works, but 
> not being able to see more than 8 lines of text at a time gets 
> irritating quite fast.

One of the nice things with the Z88 is that while you do only have 8 
lines you get double the character width of the Tandy 102 at 80 characters.



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