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The Sharp PC-1360 is a small pocket computer manufactured by Sharp. It can also be considered as an electronic calculator.
The PC-1350 was introduced in 1984 and was used by engineers, and favoured by programmers for its decent programming and graphical capabilities. It was superseded in 1987 by the PC-1360, which featured one additional RAM expansion port, improved BASIC, Floppy disk capability and a faster CPU.
It was the top model of the (very small, only two models) 13XX series. It has a LCD display with four lines, also the SC61860 CPU, two RAM extension slot which work with the cynox RAM cards, a 15 pin serial interface and also a powerful BASIC. This is the best models for graphic applications.
RAM (total) : 2 to 64 Kb (1 or 2 ramcard of 2 to 32 Kb)
RAM available : 6,558 bytes with one 8 Kb ramcard
mem = card1 + card2 - 1,634 (expressed in bytes)
ROM: 136 Kb
CPU: 8 bits CMOS
Text screen : 4 lines of 24 characters
Graphic screen : 32 x 150 pixels
Sound : Tune, duration, and number adjustable
Size : 182 x 72 x 16 mm
Weight : 220 g. with batteries and one ramcard
Year : 1987
Power : 2 CR-2032 lithium batteries
The rear photograph shows the compartments for the RAM packs
This unit with its protective case and manual was very kindly donated by Leigh Bowden
Serial No: 87037084
A Short online manual can be seen at
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