Sony CBR-01A Space Reader

By enribar

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29-11-2018, 22:23

What's this hardware? OCR software, a fax system, or both?
Sony CBR-01A Space Reader advertising is published at page 254-255 of the MSX Magazine 1985/12:
https://issuu.com/msxblog/docs/msx_magazine_1985_12

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By enribar

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29-11-2018, 22:28

I answer myself :-) It's a barcode reader, see pages 208-209.

By mars2000you

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30-11-2018, 05:59

According this site, the company is not Sony, but Century Planning Co., Ltd.

http://www.geocities.co.jp/SiliconValley-Oakland/4084/p-01.htm

In Japanese: センチュリープランニング株式会社

There were 2 models:
* CBR-01 - 26000 yens
* CBR-01A - compatible with MSX2 - 38000 yens

By rderooy

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30-11-2018, 08:07

My MSX profile