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C > COMPUPRO > System 816   

System 816

The Compupro 8/16 system was one of the last, big, expensive CP/M system that appeared at the end of the S-100 Bus and 8-bit professional systems era.

It was actually a typical S-100 box where the user could insert almost any S-100 card build by the manufacturer or anybody else.

As Compupro manufactured a large range of S-100 card, the system could be fitted with either 8-bit and/or 16-bit processor cards. One of the best-selling card was a dual processor 8088 + 8085 that allowed running both 8 bit CP/M and 16 bit MP/M software, at a speed of 2 or 5 Mhz, in a multi-user, multi-tasking environment.

Several advanced CPU cards were available later: Z80 at 8 Mhz, Intel 80286 and National Semiconductor 16032.

Due to the large range of available CPU cards, practically all operating systems and programming languages of the time could be used.

It appears that Compupro still exists and offers a limited support, spare parts and manual hard copies.

NAME  System 816
TYPE  Professional Computer
YEAR  March 1983
KEYBOARD  Serial video terminal
CPU  8085, Z80, 8088, 8086, 80286, NS 16032, Motorola 68000
SPEED  Depending of the CPU
RAM  From 16 KB to 1 MB
ROM  Depending of the board
TEXT MODES  80 chars. x 25 lines
COLORS  Monochrome
I/O PORTS  6, 12 or 20-slot motherboards
BUILT IN MEDIA  External 8'' F.D. drives
OS  CP/M-80, CP/M-86, MP/M, MS-DOS, Concurrent Dos
POWER SUPPLY  Built-in power supply unit
PERIPHERALS  S-100 boards
PRICE  From $5500 up to almost $20,000

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