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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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Corvus SystemsCorvus Concept

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The Concept features an A4 monochrome, high resolution monitor and a very good keyboard for professional work. It really deserves its name: like some modern Radius monitors (and even more modern LCDs and PDAs), the user may rotate the screen 90 degrees to obtain a normal screen. The software and hardware handles the change smoothly. And you thought there actually were new ideas in the computer industry, eh?
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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Pricing 4,995.00 USD (United States, 1982), 5,995.00 USD (United States, 1982)
Emphasis Business, Workstation
Software compatibility CP/M, P-System
Hardware compatibility Apple II
Timeline Released: 1982
CPU type 68000
CPU word length 16 bits
CPU clock rate 8 MHz
ROM Size 4 KiB
RAM Size 256 KiB, 512 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 512 KiB
Keyboard Detachable keyboard
Number of keys 91
Dimensions 38.1 x 38.1 x 35.6 cm (15.0 x 15.0 x 14.0 in)
Graphics modes 520x720x2, 720x520x2
Text modes 120x56x2, 90x72x2
Total number of colours 2
Total peripheral memory 720 KiB, 1.2 MiB, 6 MiB, 7 MiB, 11 MiB, 17 MiB, 45 MiB
Sound channels 1
Volume/DAC resolution 1
Sound output Mono
I/O Ports 2x RS-232, 4x Expansion, Keyboard, Monitor, RS-422

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