The FM-11 was announced as a higher-end model of the FM-8 in November 1982, simultaneously with the mass market FM-7 machine. The FM-11 series was intended to be used in offices. FM stands for "Fujitsu Micro". The FM-11AD was released as the same time as the FM-11EX and FM-11ST. The FM-11ST is a cut-down version of the FM-11AD: F-Basic built-in ROM and no floppy disk drives on standard model.
Japanese characters can be displayed within a 16 x 16 pixels matrix. Chinese characters (JIS level 1 kanji) ROM available as an option offers: JIS level 1 2965 characters, JIS non-kanji 453 characters.
The FM-11AD later evolved into FM-11AD2 and FM-11AD2+. Based on a Motorola 6809 processor it became quite popular in Japan as a Flex (operating system available for the 6809 based computers) system.
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FM 11 AD
BUILT IN LANGUAGE
F-Basic available on disk
Complete professional keyboard with function keys and separated numeric keypad (JIS standard). 98 keys.
second Motorola 69B09E (Video + I/O)
128 KB (up to 1 MB)
40 x 20, 40 x 25, 80 x 20, 80 x 25
640 x 400 (2 screens), 640 x 200 (4 screens) with 8 colours
SIZE / WEIGHT
464 (W) x 360 (D) x 153 (H) mm / 11.8 Kg (13 Kg with addition floppy disk drive)
Keyboard, Light pen, Tape interface, Monochrome video output, Color video output, Printer (parallel/Centronics), RS-232C, 5 expansion slots