April 26, 1983: TRS-80 Model 4
1983– The Trash-80, as it was so admirably called in the day, a.k.a. the TRS-80 Model 4 is introduced. It contains a 4 MHz processor, 16 KB of RAM, a cassette interface, Keyboard and Monochrome monitor. $1000 for the base model, or $2000 if you upgraded the RAM to 64 KB and 5.25 disk drives. The first TRS-80 was released in 1977.
Full Day in Tech History podcast show notes for April 26
- IBM 7030 – the Stretch Supercomputer
- Last release of the Nemesis
- AOL purchases Flea-Flicker