Personal Computer Museum, Canada's Videogame Museum

NEC Prospeed 286

NEC Prospeed 286

Speed16 MHz
Memory1024 KB
Hard Drive40  MB

What's this?

Release Date: 1/1/1986
Manufacturer: NEC
 
Donated By: Jon Paddon
 
This laptop has a number of external ports. Beyond that we don't really know a lot about it. If you do, please help provide us some info below.

User Comments
Orhan Birincioglu on Tuesday, December 29, 2015
I have one of these LapTop... I kept it in its bag more than 25 years together with it's Dos (6.1) boot diskettes and it's books. As far as I remember it has 20MB hard disk. I do not remember why I kept these diskettes aif it was able to boot up from its harddrive. I did not powered it yet, I am waiting to make sure it is free of humid and smoke test won't get smoke out after 25 years... I can put more info and pictures after powered up this Dino...
Sylvain Bedang Cournoyer on Wednesday, December 24, 2014
I got one fonctionnal from several year No memory , no battery , but work with dos 3.11
Dadzolian Prime on Tuesday, November 20, 2012
I had one. Built in metal handle that pulled out - for lugging her around. Came with it's own backpack style bag too! Grayscale LCD screen. 3.5" floppy drive. Mine had 1MB RAM. The AC power cord had a DC transformer (wall wart) that was about as big as an iPad and 2" thick. She was a beauty.
JF on Wednesday, April 04, 2012
My father had one for his work, and most important it had a modem!. I fondly remember spending many complete nights with that laptop, discovering BBS and a whole new world.
Panzer -Volonteer- on Monday, May 24, 2010
My grandfather has one, we booted it up a while ago, it runs DOS 3.11, Has Aprox. 82min of battery life, and has a 10mb hard drive, and weighs about 13.4 lbs. Hope this helped!
Have a comment about this Computer (personal stories, additional information)? Post it here (no registration required).

Share |