Most people are familiar with the Tandy Model 1000. IT
was one of many IBM XT clones. So what makes the Model
2000 special? Well, as far as I know, it was the only
major PC to come with the Intel 80186 chip. Yes, there
was a chip between the 8086/8088 and the 80286. This
machine also comes with a very nice sharo color monitor.
I don't know whether the vertical stand was standard
equipment. Some of the ports on the back come out of the
stand, rather than out of the main unit, so maybe the
stands were either standard, or a common add-on.
View of the rear of
the unit. Notice how some of the ports are on
the CPU unit, and some are actually on the stand.
(Which is kind of a bummer. It would have cool,
and convenient, to mount one of my normal PCs to