Torch Quad X

In 1989 Torch were developing an enhanced version of the Triple X, called the Quad X, but ran out of money and went into receivership. In 1990, parts of the company were sold to various buyers, including Unipalm and Control Universal Ltd. In 1991, Control Universal also went into receivership, and its Torch assets were bought by Worldmark Computers Ltd, which then started to trade under the name Torch Computers, changing its name to Torch Computers Ltd. in 1999.

Some Quad X boards obtained by Worldmark were sold but the company concentrated on PC technology and began to specialise in small form-factor computers. The main emphasis is now on enclosure products and large LCD displays for digital signage and art installations.

Manufacturer: Torch
Date: 1989

Other Systems Related To Torch Quad X:

Item Manufacturer Date
Torch Hard Disc Computer Torch 1983
Torch Model No. 301 Torch 1984
Torch Triple X Torch 1985
Torch Triple X with Monitor, Keyboard and Mouse Torch 1985
Torch TX Torch 1985
Torch Graduate Torch Computers PLC 1995

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH2712. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

Torch Quad X

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