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Sharp PC-4700 (4741)

Sharp PC-4700 (4741)

Speed10 MHz
Memory640 KB
Hard Drive40  MB

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Release Date: 1/1/1990
Manufacturer: Sharp
Original Retail Price:
Adjusted Inflation Price:
$3,995.00
$7,298.53*
 
Donated By: Jon Paddon
 
It was in 1990 that Sharp introduced three new PC XT type laptops that would replace the old PC-4602 and PC-4641 models. The new laptops were much lighter than more than their predecessors and sport TST LCD displays capable of displaying 25 lines of 80 characters in CGA mode at a resolution of 640~400 pixels. The V40 CPU runs at 10 MHz and the computer has 640 Kb of memory. Data storage comprises of two 1.44 floppy drives and a 40 Mb hard disk with preinstalled MS-DOS 3.3.

User Comments
Юрий on Friday, August 22, 2014
До сих пор у меня такой компьютер.Сгорела одна микросхема. Внутреннего HDD нет, только два 1,44.Теперь это реликт,может кого-нибудь заинтересует.Мой E-mail:yusikola@yandex.ru
Jose Ingojo on Monday, April 16, 2012
This was my first laptop ever, bought around 1991 for my birthday, and still the best laptop I ever had. Even though it was just a DOS system, I did amazing things (at that time) with it. I was incredibly attached to it, and hated when it finally died. Using it was such a revelation to me.
sharp pc 4700 on Wednesday, September 29, 2010
i have this pc
Anonymous on Saturday, March 06, 2010
The one I have has one internal FDD. I saw a manual once, you can turn the lappy off by pressing Alt-Crtl-Setup, one of the DIP switches stops it turning on, thats all I can remember.
Bo on Friday, May 02, 2008
"Data storage comprises of two 1.44 floppy drives" Is this correct? I have one 4741 and it has only one floppy drive. It has also a connector for one additional ExtFDD. Other connectors are printer and serial. At the rear there is a dip switch for setup (I don't know what it does) I would be interested in a schema as mine has problems to find the HD and several keys on the keyboard don't work. Thought my 2 year old daughter can use it, she is very interested in my Thinkpad. I got the 4741 from one friend who found it in the garbage in Stockholm and wanted me to fix it. I kindly refused and said he will not be able to do anything with it even if I fix it. Nice site! Keep on the good work and have it free for comments like this. The comment window could be larger for easier review. Bo in Espoo near Helsinki, Finland
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