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NEC
PC 8801 FE

As for the PC-88xx series, a lot of versions were released. In 1988, PC-98xx were already sold for hobby users. 8-bit machines were about to become history. The PC-8801FE was positioned as a low-cost entry machine but it did not succeed in the market.

This machine did not have expansion slot, nor N88-BASIC disks (only disk-utilities were included), in order to reduce cost. But it had video-output and superimpose feature to enjoy games on a television. This was the sole new feature.

However, Televisions were already hijacked by Nintendo and RGB monitors were already available for PC-9801. There was no place left for the PC-8801FE.

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Thanks to Nomura Hisayuki for the info

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Saturday 20th March 2004
mattos (brazil)

 

NAME  PC 8801 FE
MANUFACTURER  NEC
TYPE  Home Computer
ORIGIN  Japan
YEAR  ? 1988
KEYBOARD  Full-stroke keyboard with separated numeric keypad
CPU  Z-80 compatible
SPEED  8 MHz / 4 MHz
RAM  64 KB
VRAM  48 KB
ROM  128 KB (N88-BASIC, system ROM) + 256 KB (Chineese characters)
TEXT MODES  80x25 / 80x20 / 40x25 / 40x20
GRAPHIC MODES  640x400 / 640x200
COLORS  512 available / 8 on-screen
SOUND  3 FM channels, 3 PSG channels
SIZE / WEIGHT  354 (W) x 343 (D) x 90 (H) / 9 Kg
I/O PORTS  Analog RGB video output, Composite video output, Printer, Mouse, Serial interface
BUILT IN MEDIA  2 x 5.25'' disk-drives (DD, 320 KB)
POWER SUPPLY  Power supply built-in, AC 100v, Max. 42W
PRICE  12,900 yen (Japan, 1988)



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