Photo memories of 18 first computers

TRS 80 model 1

TechRepublic member OP Gene remembers: "My first computer was a TRS-80, Model 1. It used a cassette tape drive for storage. I wrote a program in micro-basic to balance my check book." (Steven Stengel explains at oldcomputers.net that T = Tandy, RS = Radio Shack, 80 = Z-80 microprocessor.)

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