[Coco] CoCo 4 - the dream continues...
Bert & Peggy Schneider
bertnpeggy at comcast.net
Sat Jun 24 10:09:49 EDT 2006
I know it would be great to have a CoCo 4 - but has anyone does a market
survey to find out the size of the market that would warrant the
development, production, and distribution of such a system? Looking at
the problem from a business angle, I bet there is a big market out there
for a multi-platform (hardware emulator) for ALL old 8 bit systems.
Think about all of the baby boomers who have disposable income now that
bought the CoCo or other 8 bit systems as an older adult in the early
80s. They are now in retirement, and want a little piece of nostalgia.
The problem with this business model is that if there are any game
cartridges, disks, and cassettes with software out there - it is
From: coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com [mailto:coco-bounces at maltedmedia.com]
On Behalf Of Fedor Steeman
Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2006 5:22 AM
To: CoCoList for Color Computer Enthusiasts
Subject: [Coco] CoCo 4 - the dream continues...
Just expanding a bit on SockMaster's excellent idea for a CoCo4 (
Would it be possible to stick only 2 6309 4Mhz cards on the 16 Mhz main
board and have the other two slots occupied by a single graphics card
running at 8Mhz, and sporting, say, a HD63484? Now then you would have
awesome graphics capabilities!
I am sorry, just me daydreaming... ;-)
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