New Downloads

  • Scott McBurney has given the OK to make all his TRS-80 software available for download. You can find Scott’s software under the Archive Search Page via this link. Thank you, Scott!

  • Robert VanHouten has also given the OK to make all his TRS-80 software available for download. You can find Roberts’s software under the Archive Search Page via this link. Thank you, Robert!

  • Shawn Sijnstra has dumped some original disks, including David Goben’s Mouse+ and Robert VanHouten’s Mine Field. Since David Goben had previously given permission to make his software downloadable, you can download that under the Archive Search Page via this link. Thank you, Shawn (and David)!

TRS80GP v2.4.3 Released

TRS80GP has been updated to v2.4.3. Release Notes:

  • Drag and drop to run program files.
  • 68000 instruction fix has UNOS booting on Model 16.
  • Instruction and data breakpoints in .BDS files allow automatic memory protection.
  • Debugger resizable and disassembly shows more by using full height of dialog.
  • -win command line option works in linux now.
  • Crude Orchestra-85 emulation.
  • Command line loading of SYSTEM programs turns off cursor before running them.
  • Preliminiary cassette I/O in in .cpt (Cassette Pulse Train) format.
  • Cassette file mounting breaks out individual files better and crashes less.
  • Keyboard ghosting menu option.

Visit the TRS80GP Web Page for the download and information, or here for the emulator.

June 2021 Issue of TRS8Bit Released

Dusty has released the March 2021 issue of the TRS8Bit newsletter. Here’s what he had to say:

Articles in this issue feature, Non-syncing M4 videos, part 2 of building the super Micro – Mark 2 and adding More disk drives on a HD system from Ian Mavric, the Teletype M33 remembered by Andrew Wong, Lawrence Kesteloot’s TRS80-TOOL, F12 Key from E.T. Fonehume, ROM errors by Vernon Hester, Destiny Hunter, running a Model 100 from a USB power supply, drawing the USA flag by Kyle Wadsten, Harold Finch ‘Stretches your mind’, details of the recent Basque Tournament from Egoitz Campo, VHD, News from France with Pascal Holdry, MakeVHD – for you 8” guys & Keytronics keyboard repairs from Hans Rietveld. There’s also the usual roundup of, Ebay, ‘The way we were’ and ‘Assembler Bytes Back’ and finally, don’t forget the 2021 competition.

I hope I’ve managed to find something of interest for everyone!

The latest release of George and Peter Phillips’s TRS-80 emulator, trs80gp (version 2.4.3) is just about to BE RELEASED. It now includes emulation added for UNOS booting on the Model 16, a resizable debugging window and ‘drag and drop’ program running. (It still, of course, has the M1 Aculab Floppy tape emulation). This is the ONLY emulator in the world to offer all these facilities.

Full details are available from their website or ‘page 3’ of the latest edition of TRS8BIT.

It can be downloaded from his web site.

Model 4 and Model III Free for Local Pickup (Seattle)

UPDATE: Claimed

A site visitor has advised of the following availability … free for local pickup:

I have one Model 4 and a Model III in a Model 4 case (don’t ask), plus various manuals and programming books (as well as some random primarily office application software). The 4 has one non-functioning floppy drive. They are located in Seattle, Washington.

I will relay messages (that don’t ask for shipping) sent to me in the order received – email to contest at trs-80 dot com. First come first served.

DMKBSC Utility Updated to v0.0.2

Quentin Barnes has updated his DMKBSC utility to v0.0.2

DMKBSC will parse a DMK and advise as to which specific sectors which are bad, if any. DMKBSC runs under LINUX, Rasperry Pi, Windows x32, Windows x64, and under MSDOS.

THe new version includes Windows x32, Windows x64, and Rasperry Pi versions, but does not change the functionality from v0.0.1.

A Tarball with binaries and with the source of v0.0.2 can be downloaded GITHUB, or from the DSK and DMK Image Utilities page on this site.