Sharp PC-5000

SHARP PC-5000

  • a pioneering laptop computer
  • largely IBM PC-compatible
  •  same 4.77-MHz Intel 8088 processor as the IBM PC
  •  ran MS-DOS 2.0
  • 128 kilobytes of internal memory
  • one of the few computers to use ‘bubble memory’
  • The programs on the computer are Extended BASIC programming language and the EasyPac software suite, which contained the EasyWrite II word processor.
  • It featured a 640×80-pixel LCD display, a full-transit keyboard, and an external dual 5.25-inch floppy diskdrive
  • its built-in thermal printer, which could also be purchased separately and attached to the machine
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