Dolch PAC 486

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The Dolch PAC 486 is a rugged, 40486-based, luggable portable computer released by Dolch Computer Systems in November 1989. There were a number of variations of the PAC (Portable Add-In Computer) 486; the example in our collection is not marked with its model number. It has a 3.5 inch disk drive and 3 16-bit expansion slots. Serial number: DCS2017573.

by CBR Staff Writer| 08 November 1989

"Dolch Computer Systems Inc, San Jose, California expects to be the first to market with an 80486-based luggable computer: the new Dolch PAC 486-25 weighs just under 20 lbs, comes with three AT slots, and sells for $13,000 with 100Mb hard disk and 640 by 400 CGA-compatible electroluminescent screen - and another $600 buys a VGA-compatible 16-shade gas-plasma display; the thing is planned for end-November.

a desktop replacement for even the most demanding power user.
Features: 25-Mhz 486 CPU
100MB hard disk
5.25-inch floppy disk drive.
Weight: 20 pounds.
List price: $12,995"

Dolch Pac 486 Intel 486DX cpu running at 100mhz. Runs Win95. Color VGA screen

Manufacturer: Dolch
Date: 1989

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH32672. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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