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TANDY LAUNCHES NEW PRODUCTS IN THE UK

The Tandy Corp computer products announced in the US in August (CI Nos 738 and 739) have finally been officially launched in the UK: the 1000HX with MS-DOS built in in ROM starts at UKP595, the twin 5.25 floppy 1000SX at UKP795, and the 8MHz 80286-based 1000TX at UKP895; the 1400 LT MS-DOS lap-top, which has been well reviewed in the US, starts at UKP995, the LP1000 six-page-per-minute laser printer at UKP1,795, the DMP2120 dot matrix printer at UKP995 and the 80386-based 4000 at UKP1,995; a 40Mb 28 millisecond access time hard disk 4000 with 1Mb RAM, 1.44Mb 3.5 floppy drive and mono VDU is UKP2,995; the LP1000, the DMP2120 and the 4000 will only be sold in the 47 UK stores where the staff have had special computer training or by the direct sales force; Tandy UK, which is in its fourteenth year, made a net profit for the first time last quarter, and is now being incorporated in this country; it will continue to be wholly owned by Canadian-based Tandy spinout InterTan Inc; around 17% of Tandy UK’s turnover last year came from computer products.

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