Barrett Manor

Tech Museum

Radio Shack Color Computer 2
Manufactured by: Radio Shack     Model: Color Computer 2     Year: 1983

The Color Computer (CoCo) 2 was introduced in 1983, and was the successor to the original CoCo of 1980. It used a 6809 processor, and had built-in Microsoft BASIC. There were 16K and 64K versions available, and could display 9 colors at once! It began as a joint-venture with Motorola to produce a low-cost home Videotex terminal.