Sharp MZ-80K personal computer

Made:
1979
maker:
Sharp Corporation

Sharp MZ-80K personal computer The popular early-1980s computer, the Sharp MZ-80K competed against the Apple II

Sharp MZ-80K personal computer complete with floppy disc drive with instructions in original packaging, manufactured by Sharp Corporation in 1979.

Sharp MZ-80K personal computer, made by Sharp in 1979.

This popular computer competed against the Apple II, the Commodore PET and the Tandy TRS-80 to help introduce computing into people's homes for the first time. The MZ-80K was one in a range of MZ personal computers, it cost over £500 in 1980. A wide range of software was available, including arcade games.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2009-5040
type:
personal computer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • computer
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford
status:
Permanent collection

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