Toshiba T3100e (2)

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The base T3100, released in 1986, consisted of an 80286 CPU running at 8MHz, our model the T3100e  had a 12MHz 80286 CPU, 1MB RAM and a 20MB hard disk drive.

Storage included a standard 3.5" 720KB floppy diskette drive, and an internal 20MB hard disk drive. An optional external 5.25" floppy diskette drive could also be connected through the parallel/printer port. The T3100 also had a special optional "floppy link" cable, which allowed the T3100 to connect to and use the floppy drive on an IBM desktop system.

The T3100 had an interesting display adapter. It was fully CGA compatible, however it also had a special high-resolution (For the time) 640x400 display mode which is similar to and partially compatible with the Olivetti/AT&T 6300 graphics. The T3100 display was a 9.6" monochrome orange gas plasma panel capable of displaying this special hi-res mode, and other low-res modes. An external monitor could also be connected via a 9-pin RGB port.
Our model complete with mains cable and Toshiba soft carrying case was kindly donated by Neil Campbell

Manufacturer: Toshiba
Date: 1988

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Toshiba T3100e (2) Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
3100, 3200, 3300 Computer Systems Report Systems Report Generator Control Data Corporation 1965
Bulletin Applications Development Control Data Corporation Sep 1966
Applications Development Bulletin - 6400/6500/6600 APT Supplement Control Data Corporation May 1967
Control Data 7600 Computer System 7000 Scope Version 1 Instant Control Data Corporation 2 Jun 1971
TAF Version 1 Data Manager Reference Manual Control Data Corporation 1 Dec 1976
Fortran Version 5 Common Library Mathematical Routines Reference Manual Control Data Corporation 30 Aug 1979
DIGITAL - VAXstation 3100 Model 48 Owner's Manual DIGITAL Jul 1990
MicroVAX 3100 Instruction Manual 6 May 1996

Magazines RELATED to Toshiba T3100e (2) in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Personal Computer World - June 1986 1 Jun 1986
Practical Computing - December 1986 Dec 1986
Byte January 1988 Jan 1988
Personal Computer World - January 1990 1 Jan 1990

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH6721. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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