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NEC 8801 BE

Successor to the 8800

It has a Z88 processor, dual 8 inch drives, 64K of RAM, full keyboard and a high resolution monitor 640x400.

It had two Basic programs in ROM, the first an MS N-Basic, the second a more sophisticated N-88 basic with extra commands for graphics.
CP/M could be loaded via disk, the Japanese version had a hard drive available.

It would have cost the equivalent of £2,210 in todays money, and was distributed by NEC Neuss of West Germany.

Manufacturer: NEC
Date: December 1981

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NEC PowerMate Portable Plus NEC Corporation 1987
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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH53350. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


NEC 8801 BE

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