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TRS-80 Model I with Expansion Interface
Type Home computer
Release date August 3, 1977 (1977-08-03)
Discontinued January 1981
CPU Zilog Z80 @ 1.78 MHz
Memory 4 KB ~ 48 KB

The TRS-80 Micro Computer System (TRS-80, later renamed the Model I to distinguish it from successors) is a desktop microcomputer launched in 1977 and sold by Tandy Corporation through their RadioShack stores. The name is an abbreviation of Tandy/RadioShack, Z80 microprocessor. It is one of the earliest mass-produced and mass-marketed retail home computers.

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