TRS-80 - Computer Definition
A series of Personal Computers sold by Tandy Radio Shack decades ago. The “80” referred to the Zilog Z-80 processor in the machines. Many in the Computer Underground (CU) joke about these computers as being TRaSh-80s.
See Also: Computer Underground (CU).
Schell, B.H., Dodge, J.L., with S.S. Moutsatsos. The Hacking of America: Who’s Doing It, Why, and How. Westport, CT: Quorum Books, 2002.
(Tandy RadioShack-80) An early line of personal computers from Tandy Corporation (later renamed RadioShack Corporation). In 1977, the TRS-80, along with the Apple II and the Commodore PET, ushered in the personal computer revolution. The operating system for the TRS-80 was TRS-DOS, sometimes affectionately called "Trash-DOS." See Tandy and personal computer. See also TSR.