TRS-80 Model II Lives Again

The Radio Shack TRS-80 Model I was a “home computer” built into a keyboard that needed an external monitor or TV set. The Model II Model II was aimed at businesses and priced accordingly. It had more sophisticated features including a 4MHz CPU, 80×25 text display and a 500K 8-inch floppy drive. The floppy drive’s spindle ran on AC power and if the computer was on, the disk was spinning. In theory, the machine could go beyond 64K since half the memory was bank switchable.

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