My first computer

Radio Shack TRS 80 Model 3

I bought it in June 1981. Details:

  1. Cost: $ 2000.00 (48 KB, 2 floppies)
  2. Epson MX-80 dot matrix printer: $ 500.00
  3. Software: Profile Plus (database) & SuperScripsit (Word Processor)
  4. Uses:

    1. Composed my Master's thesis
    2. Church SS database (1500 records)
    3. College and Career database (mailing labels for communications)
    4. Visitor records

Contrast this with the computer model I sold when I worked for DEC: DEC PDP 10

Computers I sold with IBM:
System 7 (sold to the St Petersburg Times for power management)
System 32
System 3

1 comment:

  1. Hey I remember one of those. We used to affectionately call them TRASH-80's

    My first computer was a Commodore VIC-20!


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