TANDY 1000 PERSONAL COMPUTER

Tandy Computer Catalog and Software Reference Guide (1988)(Tandy)(pdf)

The Tandy 1000 desktop computer is a slightly incompatible personal computer. Compared to the IBM PC 5150, the Tandy 1000 lacks a DMA controller. The MSRP is $1200 for the base configuration.

Most Tandy 1000 machines came with MDA graphics to use the low cost TTL monitors.

  • Intel 8088
  • 128KB RAM expandable to 640KB
  • 10MB or 20MB hard disk option
  • 5.25″ floppy drive

The keyboard interface is incompatible with the IBM PC as well.