Classic Computer Magazine Archive COMPUTE! ISSUE 53 / OCTOBER 1984 / PAGE 10

TI Peripheral Expansion Box

Could you please tell me what the peripheral expansion box is needed for and give me some advice on whether I should purchase one or not? I'm a little apprehensive about investing a lot of money in my TI to find out that no one is going to support it. Do you have any suggestions about this?

Todd M. Aube

Since Texas Instruments decided to discontinue the TI, third-party support for this computer is expected to decline. COMPUTE!, however, will continue to support the TI with new software each month.

If you have not bought an expansion box yet, you probably won't even be able to find one. Many people who bought TIs early on realized that they would need an expansion box, and consequently most stores have already sold out. The expansion box is required to use the TI peripherals, such as disk drives and printer.