Ferranti Model No PC31

The Ferranti PC31 is an IBM-compatible personal computer developed by Ferranti in the mid eighties. It features a 16-bit 8086 processor with 640KB RAM. Up to two 5.25" floppy disk drives could be fitted, along with an optional MFM hard drive. Five 8-bit ISA expansion slots were provided, although one each were required for video, floppy, and hard drive controller cards. Serial and parallel ports were included on the mainboard.

Serial number of this twin drive machine is 5567

Ferranti or Ferranti International plc was a UK electrical engineering and equipment firm that operated for over a century from 1885 until it went bankrupt in 1993. Known primarily for defence electronics, the Company was once a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index but ceased trading in 1993.

Manufacturer: Ferranti
Date: 1986

Other Systems Related To Ferranti Model No PC31:

Item Manufacturer Date
Ferranti Atlas Computer Ferranti 1961
Ferranti Argus 100 Ferranti 1963
Ferranti FM1600 B Ferranti 1965
Ferranti Argus 700 Ferranti 1968
Ferranti 1600E Ferranti 1973
Ferranti Argus PPC-20 Ferranti November 1983
Ferranti Advance 86 Ferranti December 1983

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH15851. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

Ferranti Model No PC31


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