[rescue] Current collections...
kloch at gurunet.net
Tue Apr 6 13:43:49 CDT 2004
Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> IIRC, the Compaqs went this way, more or less:
> Original: PC in a box: 8086, some RAM, 2 FH 5.25" floppies, green-scale CGA
> Revised: Ditto, except an HD replaced one of the floppies, i.e. an XT.
> II: Smaller case, '286 CPU, 640K (might be 1 meg), 1 HH 5.25
> floppy, 10 MB pre-IDE (not MFM) HD. Green-scale CGA.
> III: Lunchbox formfactor, "plasma" amber CGA screen, '286.
> III-386: Ditto except a '386.
> III-486: Ditto except a '486.
Does anyone else remember the original Compaq TV commercials?
Two guys are sitting in a diner scribbling on napkins.
"It has to be versitile."
"With two disk drives" as he points to the scribbled
outline on the napkin.
I'd love to find a copy of that commercial.
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