Quote Originally Posted by veti View Post
The Sharp MZ-80K had storage (cassette tape), keyboard, and monitor, all built into the base unit. I forgot how much RAM it had in its basic form (Wikipedia says 48k, but that's rubbish, it was way less than that) - but by the time you'd loaded BASIC (about five minutes from tape, every time you turned it on), there was about 6k left to write and run your program.
This site says that the machine could be got with 20K or 36K, but most dealers sold the 48K systems because they got a better profit margin on them: