Sharp Font Writer FW-560 UM

The Sharp Font Writer FW-560 UM was a personal word processor as well as a having a Lotus 1-2-3 spreadsheet facility. It had an internal memory of 30K and a 3.5" 720k disk drive.
 
 General Features for Font Writer "FW-560"
High Quality LCD Screen
Easy to read with adjustable LCD Screen
WYSIWYG on 480x64 Dots resolution Large Size Screen
Variety of Fonts for Outstanding Presentations
5 Built-in Fonts (Courier, Dutch, Swiss, Script, Futura)
20 Selectable Sizes (from 8 to 48 Point with Condensed)
5 Text Styles, 5 Shading Patterns and 5 Varieties of Underline. **
512 characters plus 216 symbols /'
Built-in 3.5" Disk Drive
MS-DOSC1) Compatible with 1.44MB and 720KB Disk Format
High Speed Silent Printing
70cps (Normal) and 40cps (Fine) Printing with 11.7" Paper Capacity
Enhanced Word Processing Features
Word Perfect) File Conversion Capability
Built-in Spell Checker with 80,000 Word Dictionary and Powerful Thesaurus
Selectable Border for Presentation Documents
Cut/Copy/Paste/Find/Replace
Powerful and Easy to Use Spreadsheet
Lotus  l-2-3(*3) Data Conversion Capability
Auto Sum, 27 Functions and Sorting
Address Book
Easy to use Personal Data Base with 32 Fields
Label Printing
Powerful Tool for Creating Address Labels
 
Documentation includes:
Font Writer Easy Start Guide
Font Writer FW-560 Operation Manual
Original invoice and October 1995 price list
 
Our Font Writer is in excellent condition and complete with the original box and packaging. This was very kindly donated by David Robertson.

Manufacturer: Sharp
Date: 1995

Sharp Font Writer FW-560 UM Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
Sharp Font Writer FW-560 Operation Manual Sharp 1995
Sharp Font Writer FW-710 Operation Manual Sharp 1996

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH8925. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

Sharp Font Writer FW-560 UM

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