Compaq Plus Portable

Compaq Plus - November 1983
 
Quote from Compaq sales details
 
The Compaq Plus is a 16-bit portable computer equipped with a IOM-byte fixed disk
drive. It can run all software developed for the IBM PC/XT, says Compaq.
 
The fixed disk features a shock isolation system that is designed to allow it to operate
reliably in rugged environments. With the fixed disk, the Compaq Plus can store over 10 times more information than a dual-floppy-equipped Compaq.
 
The Compaq Plus includes the IOM-byte(formatted) fixed disk drive; a 5.25-inch, 360Kbyte
floppy disk drive; 128K bytes of RAM;a nine-inch green phosphor display; two IBM
PC-compatible hardware expansion slots; the MS-DOS 2.0 operating system, and the Basic
programming language.
 
The Compaq Plus has a suggested retail price of $4995. Also available is a fixed disk upgrade option which gives the Compaq portable computer the storage capacity of the Plus. The
upgrade includes the IOM-byte fixed disk drive, the shock isolation system, and a controller
card. It carries a suggested retail price of $2500.
 
Our model was kindly donated by George Causley and is model No: 101709 wih serial No: 1651BC2F0036
It is complete with manuals and software including:
Compaq Plus Operations Guide
MS-DOS Version 2 Reference Guide &
Quick Reference guide

Manufacturer: Compaq
Date: November 1993

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH5746. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

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