Sharp MZ-80K personal computer

Sharp Corporation

Sharp MZ-80K personal computer The popular early-1980s computer, the Sharp MZ-80K competed against the Apple II

Sharp MZ-80K personal computer complete with floppy disc drive with instructions in original packaging, manufactured by Sharp Corporation in 1979.

Sharp MZ-80K personal computer, made by Sharp in 1979.

This popular computer competed against the Apple II, the Commodore PET and the Tandy TRS-80 to help introduce computing into people's homes for the first time. The MZ-80K was one in a range of MZ personal computers, it cost over £500 in 1980. A wide range of software was available, including arcade games.


Computing & Data Processing
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personal computer
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • computer
National Media Museum, Bradford

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