View Full Version : FS: Kyotronic KC-85

August 24th, 2006, 09:32 PM
I posted this on ebay tonight, auction #200020957794. If it looks familiar, that's because more people know it better as the Tandy Model 100, NEC PC-8201, and Olivetti M-10. A company which in 1983 was called Kyosei -- and which is now the modern Kyocera -- built this computer mainly for Tandy, which wanted it along with then-newbie Microsoft for the U.S. market.

The computer works well with 4 new AA batteries. It has 32K memory. I'm not selling the manuals, but I will include a Tandy Model 100 manual; the functionality is the same. My auction opens at $25 and there's a buy-it-now price of $50 (since this is far more rare than the popular Tandy version.)

Feel free to email me off-list with any questions.

Picture is below. Sorry for the grainy image, I took it with my cell phone.

- Evan (evan at snarc.net)


August 25th, 2006, 04:08 PM

If I had known that was you, I wouldn't have bid against you! Sorry about that dude.

Oh well, looks like you did pretty good on the re-list.


Terry Yager
August 25th, 2006, 07:16 PM
Well worth the asking (BIN) price. These don't come up very often.

/shameless plug


August 27th, 2006, 03:28 PM
Curtis, it didn't matter, there were other people who bid higher than you anyway. But thanks for thinking of me. :)

I know I could've resold it for a higher BIN but I just wanted to unload quickly and for a reasonable price. Only bought it for the manuals...