Personal Microcomputers Inc. (PMC) (Mountain View, Calif.)

PMC is best known for selling the PMC-80 and PMC-81 TRS-80 clones (see “Eaca International Video Genie EG-3003”). The MicroMate, however, was different. It was similar in concept to the Paradyne PortaBrain in that it was designed to turn any dumb terminal into a CP/M computer.

PMC MicroMate (March 1983, desktop)
Original Retail Price: $1,495
Base Configuration: 4MHz Z80A CPU, CP/M Plus or CP/M-80, 128K RAM, 4K ROM, 5.25-inch floppy disk drive, two serial and four parallel ports, T/Maker III
Video: 24-line x 80-column text
Size/Weight: 3.5 x 6 x 13 inches, 8 lbs.
Important Options: 10MB hard disk drive, MMT-102 terminal

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