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TRS-80 Pocket Computer 3

Manufacturer Sharp - licensed to Tandy/Radio Shack
Model PC-3
Date Announced 1983
Date Canceled Unknown
Number Produced Tens to hundreds of thousands
Country of Origin Japan
Price $99.95
Current Value $10-$25
Processor SC 61860 (CMOS)
Speed ~.5MHz
Storage Optional micro-cassette tape
Expansion Optional docking station with printer, cassette, IO, etc.
Bus Proprietary
Video 24x1 LCD
I/O Cassette, printer, etc. via expansion
OS Options Built-in BASIC
Notes The TRS-80 Pocket PC line were re-badged Sharp Pocket PCs. The PC-3 was the same as the Sharp PC-1251
Related Items in Collection Other Sharp and TRS-80 machines including a Sharp PC-1251, Sharp PC 1500 and TRS-80 PC-4.
Related Items Wanted Docking station, software on cassette, etc.

The TRS-80 PC-3 was a nice, compact and relatively powerful pocket computer.

TRS-80 Pocket PC 3 System

My TRS-80 PC-3 with its manuals, etc.

The TRS-80 PC-3 in my collection was generously donated by Erik Holloway.

(Submitted August 20, 2009 08:22:39 by Alan)

Lovely little product. Did one of my first programming projects on this for Penn State College of Ag - Plant Pathology Dept. My boss was very forward thinking back in the late 70's and we were always writing software for crop and pest management (potato farming). Had a nice display and good battery life. Ran a modified version of TRS BASIC.

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