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A 1981 IBM PC shows off its Selectric-like keyboard and its monochrome monitor, blissfully unaware of its future as a home computer.
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Other series members
PC-6001A, PC-8201A, PC-8300, PC-8401, PC-8500, PC-6000, PC-8000, PC-8001, PC-8800.
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Emphasis Portable computing, Telecommunications
Software compatibility TRS-80 Model 100
Timeline Released: 1983
CPU type 80C85
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 3 MHz
ROM Size 32 KiB, 64 KiB
RAM Size 16 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 128 KiB
Number of keys 71
Weight 1.7 kg (3.7 lb)
Graphics modes 240x64
Text modes 40x8
Total number of colours 2
Cassette tape speed 1,500 bps
I/O Ports Barcode reader, Memory expansion, Parallel, Phone line, RS-232, Tape recorder

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