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This is the recovered Machine Room from 2005. Please don't expect wonders. The look and feel of this site is nine years old, and so is its code. Some of the functionality has been recovered while the rest of the site is modernised and restructured. Watch this space!
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ACTApricot PC

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A serious personal computer with two 3.5-inch disk drives, extra-nice keyboard and high resolution display.
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Source: The Machine Room by Alexios Chouchoulas. Use at will with due credit.
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
Search Google or Ebay United States for ACT Apricot PC (more links, auctions & searches)
Other series members
Apricot F1, Apricot F10, Apricot F2, Apricot PC, Apricot Portable, Apricot Xi.
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Pricing 360,000.00 GRD (Greece, 1985)
Emphasis Business, Programming
Software compatibility ACTivity
Hardware compatibility Apricot
Operating System CP/M 86, MS-DOS 2
Timeline Released: 1984
CPU type 8086
CPU word length 16 bits
CPU clock rate 4.77 MHz
ROM Size 32 KiB
RAM Size 256 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 768 KiB
Keyboard Typewriter keyboard with built-in LCD screen
Number of keys 90
Dimensions 42.0 x 32.0 x 10.0 cm (16.5 x 12.6 x 3.9 in)
Weight 6.4 kg (14.1 lb)
Graphics modes 640x200x16, 640x400x4, 800x400x2
Text modes 40x2x2, 80x25x16, 80x25x2
Total number of colours 2, 16
Total peripheral memory 315 KiB, 630 KiB, 1.41 MiB
Sound channels 1
Sound output Mono
I/O Ports 2x Apricot Expansion, Keyboard, Monitor, Mouse, Parallel, RS-232

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