Sharp MZ-80A

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The Sharp MZ-80A was the "enhanced" version of the Sharp MZ-80K. It had about the same technical features but offered a typewriter keyboard, better display, enhanced text mode and a Parallel printer port.

Like the MZ-80K and the MZ-80B, it had no language in ROM. The disadvantage was that user had to load a language from tape each time he switched the machine on, on the other hand, any language or machine code program could be loaded instead of the standard BASIC.

The MZ-80A was the last evolution of the all-in-one MZ-80 series and the predecessor of the MZ-700 series. It was sold in Japan under the name SHARP MZ-1200.

CPU   Zilog Z80
Our unit is in excellent condition with a serial number of 1RA01047 and was kindly donated by Jim Austin see

Manufacturer: Sharp
Date: 1982

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH3879. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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