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November 7th, 2016 Our 7th retro-computing event was open to the public as part of the BCS South West events programme.

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Our permanent display is located in the Portland Square building at Plymouth University. Visitors are always welcome and may visit the exhibits without prior arrangement (during normal working hours). We only have a subset of the exhibits on display at any time, showing around 250 items.

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Radio Shack TRS-80 Colour Computer 2

Taking the acronym in its name from the parent company, Tandy Radio Shack, this machine is a relative of the original TRS-80 system from 1977. The Colour Computer 2 (or CoCo2) came with 16K or 64K RAM, and used the Motorola 6809E processor (a less common processor than the Z80 or 6502, but still... (read more)
Radio Shack, 1983


If you have any old/historic equipment you would consider donating to the South-West Retro Computing Archive, please contact our curator. All donated devices are catalogued and may be displayed with an accompanying label identifying the donor (you may choose to remain anonymous).