Like the MAX 20, the MAX 90 was derived from the AX 25, a computer designed by Axel, a small and innovative French company.
It was an almost PC-compatible system including some rare features at that time: 8 MHz 8088 processor, high resolution capability, and especially one or two 5.25" floppy disk drives of 2.7 MB capacity each. To our knowledge, it's the highest capacity ever seen for a 5.25" floppy drive unit.
A few thousand systems were sold to the French civil services, but this computer didn't become a success with private companies.
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BUILT IN LANGUAGE
Full stroke 92 keys with numeric keypad and arrow keys
Optional 8087 math coprocessor
128 KB or 256 KB (up to 1 MB)
80 char X 24 lines
640 x 288 dots with an optional graphic card
SIZE / WEIGHT
42 (W) x 51 (D) x 38 (H) cm
Parallel, 2 x Serial, Game port, 5 x 8-bit ISA extension slots. Optional network and high resolution cards.
BUILT IN MEDIA
2 x 5''1/4 disk-drives (2,7Mb each) or 1 x 5''1/4 disk-drive and 5 Mb hard disk