Tandy Radio Shack TRS-80 Model 100/Tandy Portable Disk Drive
Tandy Portable Disk Drive Catalog No. 26-3808
- Type: Optional Computer Accessory
- Size: 5.25"W x 6.5"L x 2.25"H / 13cm W x 16cm L x 5.5 cm H
- Date of Manufacture: November 1985
3.5" disk drive, runs up to 10 hours on 4 AA cells or (somewhat longer) with AC adapter. Connects to Model 100 serial port. Provides 100K of external storage for less than 2 pounds of weight. With utilities disk and manual. Uses standard 720K 3.5" floppy disks; format is single side, 40 tracks, 2 sectors per track, 1280 bytes per sector. In short, Incompatible with just about everything.
I know. You lost the manual. Normally, that would not be a problem, but the manual had the three lines of BASIC code you need to copy the file management program off the disk and into the Model 100's memory. Thought you'd never ask:
10 OPEN "COM:88N1DNN" FOR OUTPUT AS #1 20 PRINT #1, "S10985157C00AD7EF08B3AS901FE" 30 LOAD "COM:88N1ENN", R