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Name Dragon
Year 1982
Notes Photo by S. Walgenbach
Info Source Dean Leiber
About the Info Box

The Dragon 32 and 64 were near clones of the TRS-80 Color Computer made by Mettoy in the United Kingdom, specifically Wales, which has a red dragon in its flag.

There was also a "Dragon" (no 32 or 64 in the name) made by Tano for the United States market.

In addition to the ports and features standard to the CoCo, the Tano Dragon also had:

  • Extended Color BASIC as standard.
  • 48K available in BASIC compared to the CoCo's 32K.
  • A parallel printer port.
  • A 5-pin DIN port for a composite color monitor.


Magazine Review Author(s) Month Year Page
Dragon User Same Chips, but a Different Cup of CoCo "George Saint" June 1983 p. 36
The Rainbow Enter the Dragon Fred Scerbo December 1983 p. 153
Hot CoCo Two Titans from Tano and Tandy Guier S. Wright December 1983 p. 74
The Color Computer Magazine The Dragon! A review of the computer — finally! Doug Kelley and Larry Cadman January 1984 p. 81

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