[Coco] Re: The typical CoCo user is aged...?!?
jimcox at miba51.com
Mon Mar 28 15:07:20 EST 2005
On Sun, 27 Mar 2005 19:19:25 -0500 (EST)
sock at axess.com (John Kowalski) wrote:
> I'll be 34 in a few days. My parents first bought us a
>TRS-80 Model III.
> Later a CoCo 2. I later bought myself a CoCo 3 and an
>Atari ST around the
> time that they came out. The ST was great - it was more
>powerful yet in
> other ways extremely similar to the CoCo 3, but it
>didn't quite have the
> same kind of attraction for experimentation as the CoCo
>3 had. I eventually
> stopped using the Atari, but never gave up the CoCo.
> I was also determined to make the CoCo 3 do some cool
>stuff. If the Atari
> could do it, I figured, so could the CoCo! The more
> perceived an idea to be, the better :)
Like you I had a CoCo first and then an ST. The one thing
that I didn't like about the ST when compared to the CoCo,
was that there was no real expansion bus, and what was
there was pretty much closed to the end user.
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