TRS-80 Color Computer

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TRS-80 Color Computer
DesignerTandy
ManufacturerRadio Shack
CPU0.895 MHz or 1.79 MHz 6809E
GraphicsMotorola 6847 VDC
RAM4K, 16K, 32K, 64K, 128K, or 512K
MediaROM cartridge
ReleaseTRS-80 CoCo 1: September 1980
TRS-80 CoCo 2: 1983
TRS CoCo 3: 1986
Added to museumTRS CoCo 2: October 1, 2020
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The TRS-80 Color Computer, or TRS-80 CoCo, consisted of three computers designed by Tandy Corporation and sold at Radio Shack stores.

They used the 6809E CPU, clocked at 0.895 MHz or 1.79 MHz, and were not compatible with the earlier TRS-80.

TRS-80 Color Computer

The TRS-80 Color Computer was released in September 1980.

TRS-80 Color Computer 2

The TRS-80 Color Computer 2 was released in 1983.

TRS-80 Color Computer 3

The TRS-80 Color Computer 3 was released in 1986.

TRS-80 hardware owned by WEC Museum

Title Manufacturer Release Added to museum Notes
TRS-80 Color Computer 2 Radio Shack 1983 October 1, 2020 WEC Museum owns a 16K system and box.

TRS-80 Color Computer games owned by WEC Museum

Title Developer Release Added to museum Notes
Checkers Tandy 1980 August 11, 2020 WEC Museum owns the cartridge, box, and manual.
Mega Bug Datasoft 1982 August 11, 2020 WEC Museum owns the cartridge, box, and manual.

TRS-80 Color Computer applications owned by WEC Museum

Title Developer Release Added to museum Notes
Personal Finance Tandy 1980 August 11, 2020 WEC Museum owns the cartridge, box, and manual.

TRS-80 Color Computer periodicals owned by WEC Museum

Title Publisher Release Added to museum Notes
Hot CoCo Wayne Green, Inc. October 1983
December 1983
September 2, 2020
September 2, 2020