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Article #14 (419 is last):
Newsgroups: freenet.sci.comp.atari.questions
From: visitor
Subject: RAMBO XL
Date: Sun Jul 30 08:54:19 1989


I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF ANYONE HAS HAD SUCCESS WITH RAMBO XL.
WHICH IS THE BETTER BUY; RAMBO XL OR SWITCH TO AN 130XE?
I AM AWARE OF THE COST DIFFERENCE. I AM INTERESTED IN THE BETTER
VALUE.  I AM INTERESTED IN MORE THAN ONE RESPONSE.

** Answered by JOHN SUCHY (aa271) on Mon Dec 28 09:27:20 1987 **

        My own personal value judgement
is that you should get the 130XE, then
check with either of the listed user
groups for my write-ups on expanding
ITS memory.  Approximate cost is $100
for the installed upgrade at B & G.  
What you get is 320K of RAM which can 
be used (with Sparta DOS) as a 2042
sector RAM disk.
        The ONLY reason I would considerusing the XL is that the keyboard will
survive longer.  The XE problems can be
cured by obtaining the pink replacement
keyboard insert from B & G or Best 
Electronics in California.  (If you do 
one of these, don't replace it until
one of the keys on your computer has 
actually died.)
        To get more responses, put your
question on the message base.  Only one
"sys-op" will be able to answer you in
the Q & A section, here.
        Good luck with your upgrade!

                        Your Co-sysop
                        John E. Suchy
                        aa271
         Thanks for asking.


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