AKHTER PC User Guide
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First Edition 1987
Piblished by Akhter Computer Group
The Company was founded in 1979 by Humayun Mughal CEO as a distributor of computer products and associated peripherals. In 1981, realising the niche market potential of UK manufactured computer products; the Company began to produce disk drive sub-systems for BBC computers. By 1987 the Company was manufacturing the first range of `Akhter' Personal Computers at its Harlow premises.
Akhter won its first significant contract in 1987, to supply personal computers to the Open University, followed in 1988 by a £1.2 million contract for PC’s from the RAF. In 1991 Akhter was awarded its first major contract from the MoD. Akhter has continued successfully with contracts for MoD work and used this experience to extend its client base to include other central government organisations.
The Akhter PCwas an IBM compatible machine using a Turbo motherboard with a clock speed of 4.77/8MHz.
This manual was kindly donated by Dave Carlos
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH33159. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.