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See below for specifications and information on this system.
Specifications and information
|CPU:||Motorola 6809E, 0.8 MHz|
|Memory:||16K RAM; 6K ROM|
|Display Capability:||32 lines by 16 character text, 256x192 8-color graphics|
|Operating System:||ROM BASIC|
|Input/Output:||Composite color video output; Joystick ports; cartridge port|
|Other Items in Collection:||Floppy disk drive and controller cartridge; some game cartridges; some documentation|
The Color Computer, or CoCo for short, was initially used for learning BASIC and playing cartridge-based games (see below). In later incarnations it developed a large memory capacity and the ability to run a fairly sophisticated operating system, OS-9.
Tandy Color Computer Game Cartridges. The one on the right has the spring-loaded connector shield pulled back so you can see the card edge connector.
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