Computer [Panasonic JB-3000]

Panasonic Corporation, Manufacturer

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Maker and Role
Panasonic Corporation, Manufacturer
Production Date
1981 Panasonic JB-3000 IBM Compatible PC, ran on a 8088 processor at 4.77mHz. 16 colour CGA colour monitor, grey. Twin 8" Floppy Disk Drive units using 1.2Mb capacity FDD's. JB-3021 145cps Dot Matrix printer. C-Itoh F10-55 Daisy Wheel 55cps printer with 6 Daisy Wheels with different type faces and fonts.
Printer is cream in colour has a dark tinted plastic cover on top. There are brown plastic knobs on both the left and right side which assist with feeding the paper through. The control panel on the front right of the printer has four square push buttons. Printer comes with 9 individually wrapped printing ribbons, kept in a blue and white card box, as well as two extra printing ribbons in individual white card boxes. Printer also has a paper users manual, with the name 'David Smith' handwritten in blue ink in the top right corner and a grey plastic booklet with 6 printing letter reels within.
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Panasonic Corporation. 1982. Computer [Panasonic JB-3000], 2012.743. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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