This is one of the PC-1500 advertising documents in French.
Not only for PC-1500 but with the little PC-1212.
Do you know that the Sharp PC-1500 was used in the army ?
In this picture we can confirm with a big surprise : it was in the Chinese army !
Who can believe this ? A Japan pocket computer in the Chinese army… but maybe was it the Nanfeng version…
I don know much about it’s use but it’s in a rugged box with a waterproof keyboard mask.
The logo seems to be Chinese Air Force or Airborne.
I would be please if one of my Chinese readers could tell us the item’s story and send us more pictures.
Can someone help me to get one ? I really like it !!!
Do you know similar use in your country ?
Here is my full SHARP system “in box”.
– PC-1500 small box
– PC-1500 big box with manuals
– PC-1500A big box with manuals
– CE-150 printer and tape interface
– CE-151 4KB memory module
– CE-152 tape recorder
– CE-153 Soft ware board
– CE-154 Briefcase
– CE-155 8KB memory module
– CE-156 Katakana software tape
– CE-157 Katakana ROM module
– CE-158 RS-232C and parallel interface
– CE-159 8KB memory module with write protection
– CE-160 7,8KB Read only memory module
– CE-161 16KB memory module
– CE-162E Tape and parallel interface
The CE-163 2x16KB memory module is missing.
Impossible to find the box. Do you have one ?
All of you know the famous games “Hidden objects”, isn’t it ?
I have special one for you !
Could you find the Sharp CE-150 ? The PC-1500A manual ? The Sharp PC-1500A ?
Yes, our favorite pocket computer is 33 years old…
The whole article at Crystalradio.cn : http://www.crystalradio.cn/thread-245019-1-1.html
This is a unique piece machined in the late 80’s by a machine shop in Hamburg.
The owner of a PC-1500 was disappointed by the angle of view of the LCD.
So he decided to ask a machine shop to build him the perfect stand for viewing and typing.
It’s made in aluminum (AU4G) and it’s weight is 1,8Kg.
I’m very happy to present you this unique item :
PC-1500 hardware is not always made in silicium and gold !
If you want to learn the PC-1500 internals you must read this book.
You will find lot of informations :
– LH5801 Microprocessor
– LH-5810/LH-5811 I/O port controller
– PC-1500 hardware description
– PC-1500 software
– Machine language reference
Download the TRM
I have published lot about French, German and Swiss magazines or Club papers.
Now lets talk about one US magazine !
The TRS-80 Microcomputer News was published from January 1981 to June 1984.
A new pocket computer appear in the May 1982 edition : the TRS-80 PC2 !
You can discover the whole collection at Color Computer Archive
If you own the Pocketcomputer Newsletter please contact me…
Building this website to remind the worldwide story of the Sharp PC-1500 is a crazy hobby. We are in 2015, 33 years after the first PC-1500, and lot of informations are going to disappear in the next years. All the people having worked on the PC-1500 projects, all the club members, all the resellers, all the users are from 50 to 80 years old. Some contacts told me “i have cleaned my house and don’t have anything left”, “all is gone to trash some years ago”… That’s very sad, isn’t it ?
A few months ago i have installed a statistic tool and each month i can see the really nice result of 3000 unique visitors and 7000 visits ! Do we need better proof that the PC-1500 is still popular in 2015 ? NO ! Thank you to all my readers ! Some comments on the articles or guestbook are welcome 😉
But some help is needed to save PC-1500 related items and papers before they go trash !
This is the role of my “Help needed” menu. It tell how you can help me and what i’m currently looking for.
Thank you all !
A few weeks ago i told you about a PC-1500 made in China but now both versions were made in China too. These are not the NANFENG but real Sharp. I think that the NANFENG was the first in this country and later Sharp decided to produce on his own brand.
Do you have mode informations ?