【Hitachi】 BW-30

The BW-30 was a multi-functional word processor which enabled creation of technical documents. It was announced in 1983 as the top-end WordPal model.


  1. 14-inch large display (movable up/down and left/right) and two 5-inch FDDs
  2. The system enabled creation of precise drawings on a grid display by combining 22 types of figures and 15 types of lines.
  3. Pie charts and line graphs could be created from given data, and the data could also be freely updated.
  4. A full range of sort/select features and arithmetic functions to enable easy spreadsheet calculations
  5. Numerous editing functions, including 1/3 layout display and a content check function

WordPal 30