The Apricot PC was developed by ACT (Applied Computer Techniques) following the success of the Sirius 1 computer, which was developed by Sirius in the US and distributed by ACT in the UK.
The ACT Apricot was a PC type desktop computer, based on the 8086 microprocessor, which ran at 4.77MHz. It came with 256K RAM, which could be upgraded to 768K and 32K ROM. It featured twin, built-in, Sony 3.25-inch disc drives, making it one of the first computers to feature a 3.25-inch disc drive outside of Japan. It ran CP/M-86 and MS-DOS 2 operating systems.
Serial No: 060230
Complete with Monitor
Kindly donated by Mr Tony Baldwin
Comment on This Page
Magazines RELATED to Apricot PC in our Library
Catalogues RELATED to Apricot PC in our Library
Other Systems Related To Apricot PC:
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH1374. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
Click on the Image(s) For Detail