TRS 80 Model 12 Picked up

Richard Pope mechanic_2 at
Wed Jul 29 00:22:15 CDT 2020

     The information is greatly appreciated. I forgot about TRS-DOS. I 
was sure about the CP/M.
GOD Bless and Thanks,

On 7/29/2020 12:18 AM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
> The model 12 was a replacement for the Model 2.
> The 12 is smaller and lighter.   Half-height drives, keyboard and 
> video connected to a board in a slot.  Expansion chassis was available.
> It could run Model 2 TRS-DOS.
> OR
> It could run CP/M (if you can find the right boot disk!)
> I don't know whether there were other vendors of CP/M for it esides 
> Pickles And Trout
> The BASIC for it was RAM based, so required the OS disk to load it.
> It could be upgraded to a Model 16B
> The model TRS-80 16/16B was similar, but added a 68000 co-processor.
> It could run CP/M, Model 2 TRS-DOS, or Xenix.
> It became the Tandy 6000, with a number of changes, including dumping 
> the TRS-80 NAME.

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