Sharp PC-1211

Sharp PC-1211 is a small handheld computer, also marketed as Tandy TRS-80 PC1. This model was powered by a 4-bit CPU laid out in power-saving CMOS circuitry.

Technical specifications
24 digit dot matrix LCD
Full QWERTY-style keyboard
Integrated beeper
Connector for printer and tape drive
Programmable in BASIC
Uses four 1.5 V Lithium button cells
Battery life in excess of 200 hours
1424 program steps, 26 permanent variable locations (A-Z or A$-Z$) and 178 variables shared with program steps
Built out of off-the-shelf CMOS components, including SC43177/SC43178 processors at 256 kHz and three TC5514P 4 Kbit RAM modules

Serial number: 11001337 and complete with printer/cassette interface
Kindly donated by Mr Alan Leeson

Manufacturer: Sharp
Date: 1980

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Sharp PC-1211 Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
Sharp PC-1211 Applications Manual Sharp 1980
Sharp PC-1211 Beginners Textbook for BASIC Sharp 1980
Sharp PC-1211 Instruction Manual Sharp 1980

Sharp PC-1211 Articles:

Item Manufacturer Date
Sharp CE-122 Printer/Cassette Interface Sharp Unknown
Sharp CE-121 cassette interface Sharp 1980

Magazines RELATED to Sharp PC-1211 in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Personal Computer World - October 1982 Oct 1982
Practical Computing - July 1980 25 Aug 2009

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH1563. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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