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Amstrad PCW 8512

The PCW 8512 was identical to the Amstrad PCW 8256.  The two differences were that the 8512 had 512kb of RAM, compared to 256bk; and that the 8512 has two disk drives as opposed to the one on the 8256.  The first drive was the same as in the 8256, a single density drive able to read one side of the disk.  The second drive was the same as in Amstrad's 9512, a double sided, double density drive.


Manufacturer: Amstrad
Date: November 1985



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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH44083. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

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