TRS-80 + case + manual
Detail map of Kamihonnōjimaechō, Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan,Fort Worth, Texas, United States

A: Kamihonnōjimaechō, Nakagyō-ku, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan, B: Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Tandy Corporation Introduces the TRS-80 Model 100 ("Trash" 80), the First Notebook Computer?

TRS-80 Model 100 notebook computer.

TRS-80 Model 100 notebook computer.

  • In 1983 the TRS-80, Model 100, made by Kyocera, Kyoto, Japan, and marketed in the U.S. in Radio Shack stores owned by Tandy Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas, introduced the concept of a "notebook" computer. More than 6,000,000 TRS-80s were sold; the introductory price was $1099.00. Sometimes the machines, which were relatively inexpensive for the time, were known affectionately as the "Trash 80."

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