Sanyo MBC-550

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Introduced in 1984, the Sanyo MBC-550 was made in Japan on a totally automated line. The suggested retail price was $999 US.

This unit ran MS-DOS, but because of the non-standard video and a lot of other differences from the IBM-PC, a lot of the available MS-DOS software wouldn't run on this machine. 

Intel 8088 CPU (3.6 MHz no-wait)
128 K RAM(expandable to 256K)
2 x 51/4" floppy drives
Color or Mono display (640 x 200)
1 Parallel port

Manufacturer: Sanyo
Date: 1st January 1984

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Sanyo MBC-550 Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
Sanyo MBC-550 series Micropro Users Guide Sanyo Sep 1983
Sanyo MBC-550 series DataStarTraining Guide Sanyo Sep 1983
Sanyo MBC-550 series Users Guide Sanyo Nov 1983

Magazines RELATED to Sanyo MBC-550 in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Byte August 1984 Aug 1984

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Item Manufacturer Date
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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH1287. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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