Hewlett-Packard Vectra VL2 4/66e

Type D3115A
Serial 3505F53377
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard (made in France)
Pre-installed software MS-DOS 6.2, MS Windows for Workgroup
Date November 1994

Physical description

Type Desktop (front bezel 94-46)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 125 x 420 x 395 mm
Drive bays 2 x 3.5" (1 x half-height internal, 1 x slim), 1 x 5.25" half-height
Power supply 100 W, 115-230 V manual voltage switch (94-31)

Main board

Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard (made in Mexico)
BIOS Phoenix ver. GE.04.06 VECTRA PC, 1 Aug. 1994 (127 Kb)
Chipset ULSI
Type Socket 3
Processor Intel 486DX2-66 MHz SL-Enhanced, PGA
Coprocessor Integrated on 486DX
External cache N/a
Memory 2 sockets for 70ns 72-pin SIMMs
Max on system board 64 Mb
Bus ISA 16-bit
Expansion slots 4 x 16-bit ISA (on riser card), all available
Interface Fast-IDE (2 units), FDD (2 units)
Video Integrated Cirrus Logic CL-GD5424 super-VGA display adapter (chip 9427) w. 512 Kb of memory (exp. to 1 Mb)
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, serial (UART 16450), parallel, VGA


Installed RAM 1 x 8 Mb 70ns (9421 on chips), 1 x 32 Mb 60ns (und.)


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb, 3.5" slim (Epson SMD-1340)
Hard disk Western Digital Caviar 2340 (340 Mb) IDE/ATA, 3.5" slim REPLACEMENT (*)


Acquisition May 2000, bought for a few $ together w. some other appliances (incl. another VL2 4/66e which was demolished)
Condition Very good, working (except memory was missing)
Installed sw MS-DOS 6.22, MS-Windows for Workgroup 3.11 (Italian)
Repairs/modifications Added memory SIMMs (it had no RAM)
Current status All hw working
Spare parts Almost everything: planar, power supply, etc.


(*) This drive is dated approx. early '94 and bears IBM's labels - original hard disk was either a 210 or a 340 Mb IDE unit.


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