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First post, by jasa1063

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The only emulator I know of that has a Tandy 2000 as a supported computer is MAME. Are there any others?

Reply 3 of 7, by mothergoose729

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Dosbox X can emulate the 80186 and a bunch of different kinds of graphics and sound chips.. I don't know about the special version of DOS it ran though. You could probably get it to load it from a floppy as a booter.

Reply 4 of 7, by crazyc

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Zup wrote on 2021-01-04, 18:57:

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This is misleading, it runs most stuff including Windows 1.0.

Dosbox X can emulate the 80186 and a bunch of different kinds of graphics and sound chips.. I don't know about the special version of DOS it ran though. You could probably get it to load it from a floppy as a booter.

It doesn't. It emulates an 8086 with the 80186 extra instructions, not the 80186 builtin peripherals, which is effectively an nec v20.

Reply 5 of 7, by mothergoose729

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crazyc wrote on 2021-01-04, 19:30:
This is misleading, it runs most stuff including Windows 1.0. […]
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Zup wrote on 2021-01-04, 18:57:

Status: Not working

This is misleading, it runs most stuff including Windows 1.0.

Dosbox X can emulate the 80186 and a bunch of different kinds of graphics and sound chips.. I don't know about the special version of DOS it ran though. You could probably get it to load it from a floppy as a booter.

It doesn't. It emulates an 8086 with the 80186 extra instructions, not the 80186 builtin peripherals, which is effectively an nec v20.

What is/are the 80186 builtin peripherals?

Just curious, I don't know what that refers to.

Reply 6 of 7, by crazyc

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The 80186 has a builtin interrupt controller, dma controller and timer none of which are pc compatible which is why it wasn't used in any* pc clone computers. The tandy 2k requires them for proper emulation.
* There's at least one, the Triumph-Adler Alphatronic P50, which has the usual pc devices and disconnects the builtin pic and ignores the timer and dmac.

Reply 7 of 7, by jasa1063

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crazyc wrote on 2021-01-04, 17:01:

Is there something you are trying to do that doesn't work in mame?

Not specifically, I was just wondering if any other emulator supported this computer. I used to own one years ago and was interested in trying it out again without having to purchase one.