Posts tagged with “LDOS”

The Lobo MAX‑80

The Lobo MAX‑80 was a TRS‑80 compatible computer sold by Lobo Systems (originally known as Lobo Drives International). Introduced at the 1982 National Computer Conference (where one could be reserved for a $100 deposit), the MAX‑80 offered an impressive array of features including:

a Z80B running at 5.

VTOS

VTOS (which stood for “Virtual Technology’s Operating System”) was the second TRS‑80 Model I operating system created by Randy Cook, the author of Model I TRSDOS. VTOS was released in 1979 and sold through Randy Cook’s company, Virtual Technology Inc. The original price was $49.95 for VTOS version 3.0. That was increased to $99.95 for version 4.0, or $125.00 for VTOS plus Operator’s Guide and Master Reference manual. There doesn’t appear to have been a Model III version of VTOS.