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Sharp PC-1600

Sharp PC-1600
Type pocket computer
Manufacturer Sharp
Calculator
Entry mode BASIC
Programming
User memory 16K
Firmware memory 96K
Other

The Sharp PC-1600 was a pocket computer introduced by Sharp in 1986 as a successor to the PC-1500. The PC-1600 provided compatibility with its predecessor through the use of a slave CPU that could run assembly language programs targeting the older machine. It could also switch into a compatibility mode so that programs written for the single line display of the PC-1500 could work with the four line display of the PC-1600.

PC-1500 peripherals such as the CE-150 cassette interface were also supported.

Technical specifications

  • SC7852 CMOS 8 bit microprocessor, equivalent to the Z-80A, 3.58 MHz[1]
  • LH-5803 slave CPU compatible with PC-1500, 1.3 MHz
  • LU57813P sub CPU, 307.2 kHz
  • 96K ROM
  • 16K RAM, expandable to 80K
  • 26 column, 4 line LCD with a 5x7 character matrix
  • 156x32 dot graphics
  • Real time clock
  • RS-232C Interface
  • Optical serial port
  • Analogue interface for connection to sensors
  • 390g in weight with batteries

Accessories

  • CE-1600M program module providing 32K of battery backed storage
  • CE-1600P Printer/Cassette interface
  • CE-1600F 2.5" double sided disk drive providing 61K of storage per side

Notes

  1. ^ Sharp PC-1600 Operation Manual, 1986.

External links

  • The Ultimate Pocket Computer Original product brochures and source for accessories
  • Sharp PC-1600 site by Harald Richter German with sections in English and French


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