Compaq ProSignia 5/60

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Machine type Series 3081
Serial (8339HFU50179)
Manufacturer Compaq Computer Corp., U.K.
Date December 1993

Physical description

Type Tower (AUG 24 1993 print on bottom, disk assembly 07-14-93)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 556 x 304 x 440 mm (incl. feet)
Drive bays 5 x 3.5" (1 accessible), 3 x 5.25" half-height
Power supply 300 W, 100-120/220-240VAC manual voltage switch

Main board

BIOS Compaq, 4 Aug. 1993
Processor Intel Pentium 60 MHz (32-bit) PGA
Coprocessor Integrated on Pentium (has FDIV bug)
External cache Sockets for 256 Kb opt. cache
Memory 16 Mb 70ns parity RAM onboard, plus 4 sockets for 70ns 72-pin SIMMs (parity, must be populated in groups of four)
Max on system board 80 Mb (16 Mb + 4 x 16 Mb)
Bus EISA 32-bit
Expansion slots 7 EISA 32-bit
Video Integrated Cirrus Logic CL-GD5420 Super-VGA display adapter w. 1 Mb memory
Interface SCSI, FDD (2 units)
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, 2 buffered serial, parallel, VGA, SCSI


Installed RAM 4 x 4 Mb 70ns parity SIMMs (two 9326 and two 9401on card) ADDITION
Ethernet SMC 8216C (4593) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Sony MFD-17W, 9303)
Hard disk Compaq C2244 (525 Mb) SCSI, 3.5" (9351)
CD-ROM drive Sony CDU561-31) SCSI (DECEMBER 1993)
Tape drive Wangtek 5525ES, SCSI [end-93] ADDITION


Acquisition Jan. '03, gift, was in a deposit of dismissed appliances (together w. an IBM PS/2 95)
Condition Good, was in need of configuration (memory/cards pulled off)
Installed O.S. None
Repairs/modifications Added 4 x 4 Mb memory SIMMs (it had 16 Mb only) and Ethernet card
Current status All hw working, missing CD-caddy, tape drive has not been tested
Spare parts Almost nothing


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