Epson Geneva PX-8, 1984

The Epson PX-8 aka Geneva was manufactured in 1984 and was considered a huge improvement on its predecessor the Epson HX-20.

Geneva had a Z80 compatible microprocessor, and ran a customized version of the CP/M-80 operating system as well as various applications from a pair of ROM cartridge slots which were treated as drives. For file storage it had a built-in microcassette drive.

The Epson Geneva PX-8 came with the following specs:

  • 4 MHz CMOS Z80
  • 64K RAM
  • 32K ROM
  • Built-in micro cassette, Optional external 3.5 floppy drive, optional “RAM disk”
  • Add-ons for RAM disk, modem, printer, etc.
  • 480×64 pixel LCD screen (built-in)