The Laser 3000 is compatible (software-wise only) with the Apple II+ through emulation software.
A Z80 card with CP/M 80 was available, as well as an Intel 8088 card.
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I got one for Christmas 1984 that came with a floppy disk drive as well. It actually had 48K ram but if you bought the 16k expansion/emulator, that brought it up to 64k and allowed you to load prodos.
Friday 19th November 2021
This was my first real computer. I was a fan of the Apple II. I wanted to play them Chopper, Centipede, Frogger and Zaxxon games. I ordered my unit from Dick Smith Sydney.
Was an exciting moment in my life. The freight arrived from Sydney to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. My dad bought me the whole kit with the emulator, joystick, drives. I used it with a 14” colour television. Had a great time programming, paying games, composing music with the SOUND command. The CAT side had some special graphics modes and Sound options which were great. Loved those times. Graduated to Amiga 1000 after this.
I wanted a 3000 sooo bad because of its modular design. This picture does not show it with its drive. The drive was detached, so was everything else. I wound up getting a 128. I used to be able to hit ctl-break and read the programming. One fateful day, it all got locked doen and all we saw was code. This infuriated me. It was then I became a hacker. At that very moment.