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D > DURANGO > F85


 

This mini forum is intended to provide a simple means of discussion about the Durango F85 computer. If you want to share your own experience or memories, or add relevant information about this system: post a message! For other purposes like sales messages, hardware & software questions or information requests, please use our main forum.

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Tuesday 8th August 2017
Adnan

dear Frank!
I am interested to buy! Do you still have the computer?
Danke :)


Thursday 25th May 2017
Ken Macumber (Boston, MA)

I used a Durango in South Africa in 1981,2 and 3. We used it for word processing. The company, Grinaker Projects, had a number of these systems. We wrote a cool construction bar chart scheduler program that would print out bar charts based on fields that contained start and stop dates, task, and sub-contractor. I could printout individual sheets per sub-contractor and I would distribute task lists to each sub on a weekly basis. It was pretty leading edge stuff for the time and it was very efficient.


Thursday 5th January 2017
Peter (Germany)
Peter Breitenfeld

Hallo Frank,

hatte selbst 2 DurangoF-85 plus ext Doppel-Disk.

Was soll dein F-85 kosten? (etl aus Nostalgie.....)

Gru▀ aus Hamburg
Peter Breitenfeld
brt@peterbreitenfeld.de


Friday 22nd July 2016
Frank (Germany)

I have a Durango F85 incl. some discs and would like to sell it. Anybody interested?

Best regards
Frank


Wednesday 17th June 2015
Hector Buffa (Argentina)
BUFFA Sistemas

When we began our activities we had two F-85. Finally, we''d added hard disk to both computers, and we was able to connect them using ASCUTL.

Then we knew that Mollecular launched a model named Popy o something like that. We saw that computer and we knew that the operative system was able to run on Xenix (Unix little version)


Tuesday 17th March 2015
Ian Roworth (UK)

Spotted these 2 posts albeit 2011 I worked for the only UK reseller for the Durango to boot from a floppy disc it was ''Code'' followed by ''Load''
Hope this helps


Monday 11th July 2011
Peter Breitenfeld (Germany)
Peter''s homepage

Hi Jim,

I had 2 F85 and an external Dual Floppy drive$ My brother stored them for me nearly 15 years ago. Neither of us is quite sure if they still do exist anymore.

You have to $ the sytem disk in drive 0 an press 2 keys, if I remember well, like $ctrl$ and $del$. Maybe you simply try two keys which seem familiar in this respect, or which might ring a bell.

I still have the D-Basic disk, and also Star-Basic, which I used for programming software with for my company at the time.

All the best $ let me know.

Regards from Hamburg
Peter Breitenfeld

If you hit the right keys, it should boot from disk.


Saturday 21st May 2011
Jim Herman (USA)

i am a CPA and purchased one of these machiness in 1982 or so and another one a year later. They were wonderful computers and I still have both of them and the software. I fired one up yesterday but found that I had forgotten how to get them up an going. Oh, well, the machines now are a lot faster and easier to run but the Durango was great.





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