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I > ICE-FELIX > HC-2000     


The HC-2000 was an upgraded version of the HC-91+. It was also compatible with the Sinclair Spectrum but could run as well the CP/M operating system and all its associated software.

It was actually an HC-91 with internal disk interface and 3.5" floppy disk drive. Major hardware differences were a white larger case housing the floppy drive, and 64 KB of RAM of which 48 KB were available in Spectrum mode, and 56 KB in CP/M mode.

There were two versions of the HC-2000, with or without built-in floppy disk drive.

Two 32 KB ROM chips were used. First one held the Spectrum BASIC, second the CP/M O.S. and IF1 disk interface.

The ROM also held specific commands to manage the diskettes (FORMAT, CAT, LOAD, SAVE, VERIFY, ERASE), as well as a RANDOMIZE USR 14446 which allowed to load the CP/M OS. At boot-up, a simple RUN command loaded and ran a 'Run' program (ancestor of MS-DOS 'Autorun') on the diskette.

The HC-2000 was the last home computer produced by ICE Felix. A business version version was later produced, it had approximately the same case design but featured a 386SX-25 or 33 MHz and built-in 1 MB RAM and VGA interface.

ICE means means Intreprinderea de Calculatoare Electronice (Electronic Computers Factory), and HC meant Home Computer. The company still have a Web site.



Vand calculator HC 2000 in stare de functionare. Pret 1000 lei tel 0752273098

Sunday 14th June 2015
Catalin Marica (Pitesti / Romania)

A 386 based computer was manufactured by I.C.E. Felix, named HC-386. Some pictures here: .

Friday 31st October 2008
George Chirtoaca (Romania)
Romanian Home Computer Pages

i really have serious doubts that there was a machine with a 386sx in any romanian computer, let alone the HC series

Saturday 16th August 2008
Stefan Marinescu (Romania)


NAME  HC-2000
TYPE  Home Computer
ORIGIN  Romania
YEAR  1992
END OF PRODUCTION  1994 (replaced by PC compatible systems)
KEYBOARD  Full stroke 51 keys
SPEED  3.5 MHz
RAM  64 KB
ROM  48 KB (BASIC interpreter (16K), CP/M BIOS (8K) and IF1 disk interFace (8K)
TEXT MODES  32 chars x 24 lines (Spectrum mode) - 80 chars x 25 lines (CP/M mode)
GRAPHIC MODES  256 x 192 pixels
COLORS  16 (8 colours in normal or bright modes)
SOUND  Beeper (10 octaves)
SIZE / WEIGHT  50 (W) x 20 (D) x 6 (H) cm
I/O PORTS  TV/RF, RGB, Joystick, ZX-Expansion Bus, Tape recorder, Power supply, RS-232, 2nd. External disk drive
OS  Spectrum Basic or CP/M
POWER SUPPLY  External power supply unit (+5V (for TTL chips), +12V, -12V (for the serial interface) same as HC-91)
PRICE  5500 lei (about $160)



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