Compaq Portable

Computer published 36 years ago by Compaq

Emulated in MAME !
Information for the following ROM(s): comport

DESCRIPTION

Compaq Portable © 1983 Compaq.


An early portable computer which was one of the first 100% IBM PC compatible systems.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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TRIVIA

The Compaq Portable was announced in November 1982 and first shipped in March 1983 priced at US $2,995 with a single half-height 5┬╝in. 360 kB diskette drive or $3,590 for dual, full-height diskette drives.

Compaq sold 53,000 units in the first year with a total of $111 million in revenue, an American Business record. In the second year revenue hit $329 million setting an industry record. Third year revenue was at $503.9 million, another US business record.

SOURCES
Machine's bios.