Interesting Find

From: Olminkhof <>
Date: Wed Jan 28 01:44:45 1998

I think I have 2 of these somewhere, but called PC7000's. One with a HDD and
the other with 2 FDD's. No Docs unfortunately.

I think they have some unusual distinction, the first backlit LCD screen
maybe (from memory).

-----Original Message-----
From: Cliff Gregory <>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Wednesday, 28 January 1998 10:24
Subject: Interesting Find

>Found an interesting (at least to me) luggable/portable at the local thrift
>the other day. It's a Sharp PC-7100. Very compact and sharp (no pun)
>design. About half the size and weight of an old Compaq, with a
>keyboard, tiltable LCD screen, 5.25 floppy, 20 meg hard drive. It booted
>fine from the hard drive (MSDOS 3.2).
>I haven't taken the time to open it up and look inside, but I ran MSD from
>floppy, and it reported the computer to be a Sharp/ERSO, 8088 or 8086
>processor, 704k RAM. When I browsed the ROM memory, the result was:
>aVADEM-SHARP Personal Computer System Firmware Version 3.0B copyright 1985
>Vadem Inc.
>I did a cursory search on the net for more information but came up empty,
>if anyone can help with more info or docs for this one, I would appreciate
>it. BTW, the screen has a blue/purple sort of tint to it. Kind of
>attractive in a psychodelic sort of way ( oh please, no more drug-related
>threads <g>).
>Cliff Gregory
Received on Wed Jan 28 1998 - 01:44:45 GMT

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