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  Lambda Physik TRS 80 by Bill Degnan - 03/22/2011 23:41
The Lambda Physik FL 580 Scan Control device used a TRS 80 Model 1 as it's computer. And it's orange.


The Lambda Physik unit powers up and responds to front panel toggle switches. The scan control unit was attached to the TRS 80 Model 1 via the expansion port. The card cage system would likely have been accessed by running a SYSTEM command from the TRS 80 and then at the asterisk prompt a command like /nnnnn where nnnnn = the memory location (?) of the scan control unit. I tried /12345 but it did not activate the unit. This is the memory location of the stringy floppy.

Preliminary testing reveals a bad TRS 80 power supply, but when a working supply was used the computer was able to boot up. The computer has 16K. model 26-1006. Also attached to the TRS 80 is a set of tape control cables and a video adapter cable for some sort of closed-circuit display (I guess).

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  Lambda Physik FL 580 by Bill Degnan - 03/30/2011 12:03
Books that include a reference to the FL 580 or similar devices:

http://www.google.com/se...&q=Lambda+Physik+trs-80

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