Royal was a subsidiary of Germany’s Triumph-Adler, which in turn was owned by Volkswagen. Triumph-Adler had the distinction of being the last company to own MITS, which produced the famous Altair 8800.
Parent company Triumph Adler sold the Alphatronic PC in Europe under its own brand.
Royal Alphatronic Personal Computer (PC) (early 1984, home computer)
Original Retail Price: $695
Base Configuration: Z80A CPU; ROM cartridge slot; 64K RAM, 32K ROM; RGB and TV video ports; integral keyboard/keypad; RS-232C, parallel, and cassette ports; Microsoft BASIC and word processor in ROM
Video: 24-line x 80-column text
Size/Weight: 16.25 x 10.25 x 3 inches, 7.75 lbs.
Important Options: CP/M, external 5.25-inch floppy disk drive, Alpha 2002 or 2015 typewriter/printer