Inside a Classic: The TRS-80 Model 100

A Gem of a Keyboard


Aside from the computer's small size and ample battery life, the Model 100's keyboard, more than any other feature, guaranteed the machine's success. The Model 100's designers had the incredible good sense to include an impressive 56-key full-stroke typewriter keyboard in a reasonable, un-cramped size and with a layout that "just feels right." Despite the millions of words typed on this particular unit, its keyboard still feels as good as the day it was manufactured.

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