Telsoft Epson PX-8 Computer + Epson P80-X Printer in Samsonite Case
It incorporates the Epson PX-8, also known as Geneva, which was a small laptop computer made by the Epson Corporation in the mid-1980s. It had a Z-80 compatible microprocessor, and ran a customised version of the CP/M-80 operating system as well as various applications from a pair of ROM cartridge slots. For file storage, it had a micro cassette drive.
The PX-8 was released in 1984:
The system also included a Epson P80-X Portable Printer:
Thermal Transfer Printing
All combined in a Samsonite hard case. The system was put together by Telsoft Ltd, a British company which was primarily established for the Financial Planning markets and was marketed as a Portable Profit Centre which had software pre-loaded
We are extremely grateful to Michael Houghton for his kind donation.
Manufacturer: Telsoft Epson
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH32123. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.