Compaq ProSignia 200

Type Series 4055 (PS200 6300 512 4300 EURO)
Serial 8846BWP20278
Manufacturer Compaq Computer Corp., U.K.
Date November 1998

Physical description

Type Tower (18 OCT 1998 print inside cvr, 10 NOV 1998 print inside)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 430 x 235 x 435 mm
Drive bays 2 x 3.5" (one accessible), 3 x 5.25" half-height (all accessible)
Power supply 280 W, 115-230 V, manual voltage switch (L9833)

Main board

BIOS Phoenix
Processor Intel Pentium-II 300 MHz (0843), on slot-1
Coprocessor Integrated on Pentium-II
External cache 512 Kb of high-speed 4-way set associative cache integrated on CPU (half-speed)
Memory 6 sockets for 60ns 72-pin ECC SIMMs (must be installed in pairs)
Std memory Two 16 Mb 60ns 72-pin ECC SIMMs
Max on system board 384 Mb (6 x 128 Mb SIMMs)
Bus PCI 32-bit, ISA 16-bit
Expansion slots 4 x 32-bit PCI, 2 x 16-bit ISA (total 5, one is shared), 4 or 5 available (on riser card)
Interface Integrated EIDE (2 ports, tot. 4 units), FDD (2 units), Netelligent 10/100 PCI Ethernet
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, 2 serial (UART 16550A), parallel, VGA, UTP/Coax Ethernet


Installed RAM (REMOVED)
Video Compaq Nitro 64V (Cirrus Logic CL-GD5446) super-VGA display adapter w. 2 Mb mem. (9832 on card)
Ethernet Compaq NC3123 (3600 on card)
Communications Unk. brand/model parallel port adpt. (ISA 8-bit, 9640) ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Epson SMD-1340)
Hard disk (REMOVED)


Acquisition Feb. '03, was in an electronic appliances dump, paid ca. $50 together w. a H.P. NetServer E45 and several other parts.
Condition Dirty, out of service, missing parts.
Installed O.S. None.
Repairs/modifications Added SCSI ctrl (was missing), CD-ROM drive and 2 x 8 Mb SIMMs (it had 32 Mb). Some parts were later removed.
Current status Not working. Power supply failed on June, 2003.
Spare parts Almost nothing.

Peripherals: KEYBOARDS

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