Tandy Portable Wordprocessor WP-2

Extract from Tandy catalog:
"These are battery operated, weight only 3.1 pounds and are 1" thin. The full size keyboard lets you cut, paste, search, replace, center and justify your text with just a few keystrokes. And there's no need to lug around a heavy dictionnary. The jet black case houses a 100,000-word spelling checker and a 200,000-word thesaurus. For hard copies of your work, the WP-2 easily connectes to Tandy or IBM-compatible printers. You even add an optional modem to transfer files to your personal computer by phone."

The following applications are built-in ROM and available in standard: TEXT, TELCOM, PHONE (address), CALENDAR (schedule), SPELLCHECK and FILES.

The WP-2/3 while being dedicated word processors also have a terminal mode and x-modem file transfer capabilities. You can write programs on another computer, assemble them and xfer them to the WP-2/3 with x-modem and they can then be run.
 
1989    Word processor, simple terminal emulator program and telephone directory/calendar software
Full stroke keyboard, 62 keys
CPU   NEC 70008A-6 (Zilog Z-80 compatible)
Speed   5.5296 MHz
RAM   WP-2 : 32 KB (up to 160 KB)
ROM   256 KB (BIOS, word processor & spell check)
 
Serial Nos: UA 022443 and 035235
Excellent condition with manual and case
 
Kindly donated by MIke Voss

Manufacturer: Radio Shack
Date: 1989

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Personal Computer World - December 1990 01-12-1990

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH2720. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

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