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TO 8 - TO 8D

The Thomson TO 8 is the successor of the Thomson TO 7/TO 7/70. This machine was, like the Thomson MO 5 very used in french schools. It was compatible with the TO 7 and the other members of its family (Thomson MO 6, Thomson TO 9 and Thomson TO 9 plus). It has three basics on ROM : The Basic 1.0 of the TO7, The Basic 512 and the Basic DISK. Almost all memory (235 KB) was accessible with basic thanks to a transparent 16 KB bank switching mechanism and up to 17 programs can be loaded simultaneously in memory and it is possible to switch between them. An optional 3.5" floppy disk drive (640 KB) was available.

A new version of the TO 8 was launched few times after, the Thomson TO 8D, this computer had the same characteristics but had a built-in 3.5" floppy disk drive.


 

 

NAME  TO 8 - TO 8D
MANUFACTURER  Thomson
TYPE  Home Computer
ORIGIN  France
YEAR  1986
BUILT IN LANGUAGE  BASIC 512 & BASIC 1.0 MICROSOFT
KEYBOARD  AZERTY full-stroke keyboard, upper and lower case, 81 keys
CPU  Motorola 6809e
SPEED  1 MHz
RAM  256 kb (up to 512 kb)
VRAM  16 kb
ROM  80 kv (BASIC 512, BASIC 1.0 MICROSOFT)
TEXT MODES  40 x 25 (16 colors) / 80 x 25 (2 colors)
GRAPHIC MODES  160 x 200 (16 or 5 colors), 320 x 200 (2, 3, 4 or 16 colors), 640 x 200 (2 colors)
COLORS  4096
SOUND  4 channels, 7 octaves (6 bits DAC)
I/O PORTS  Memory expansion bus (256kb), expansion connector, external disk-drive, Centronics for printer, Video output (SCART), UHF video out (export models), 2 joystick/mouse connectors, light-pen, audio output, cassette interface, cartridge slot
BUILT IN MEDIA  TO-8D: 3.5'' disk-drive (640kb)
POWER SUPPLY  PSU built-in




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