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The Hurricane Labs Compactor

The Hurricane Labs Compactor was part of a series of products that modified the TRS‑80 Model III to allow it to run CP/M programs. Hurricane Laboratories, better known as Hurricane Labs, was founded by Ronald L. Jones, a member of the Homebrew Computer Club who had a great deal of experience with CP/M.

There were three Compactor products for the TRS‑80 from Hurricane Labs, all designed by Ron Jones:

The Compactor I, introduced in late 1981, sold for $450.