PRM-85 boards for HP-85/87 now shipping



#4

Hi,

Thanks to Bill Kotaska the first PRM-85 board (a clone of the Series 80 Programable ROM module) has been sold to an HP-85 user in the UK, and those people who replied first (from the USA and France) will be pleased to know their boards are nearly ready to be shipped. E-mails will go out in a week or so to confirm.

Bill actually plans to have two boards more than the number already reserved, so I am delighted to ask if anyone is interested in buying one for $100 (US) or €100 (Europe) or £60 (UK) please drop me an e-mail to be added to the waiting list. Please note the board comes with a SuperROM with 8 ROM images for the HP-85 as standard, I am also putting together a similar ROM for the HP-87 but this will have slightly fewer ROM images.

Here is my web page describing the PRM-85:
http://www.vintagecomputers.freeserve.co.uk/hp85/prm85.htm

Thanks for your interest,
Regards,
John


#5

Is this unit capable of program the EPROMS or I'll need an EPROM burner?

Best regards,

Nelson Sicuro


#6

Hi,

No the PRM-85 does not have the capability to burn EPROMs, neither does the original HP Programmable ROM Module on which the PRM-85 is based.

There are plenty of people on this forum who would be able to help you for the cost of postage, if you have blank EPROMs and have appropriate data files.

Regards,
John


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