Hewlett-Packard Vectra VL2 5/60

Type D3177A (3177-60101)
Serial 3448F51939
Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard Corp. (made in France)
Pre-installed software MS-DOS 6.x and MS-Windows for Workgroup 3.11
Date August 1994

Physical description

Type Desktop (rev. of front panel 94-34)
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 inch half-height
Power supply 115-230 V, 100 W, manual voltage switch (date code 94-24)

Main board

Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard, manufactured in Mexico (sticker 9426)
BIOS Phoenix ver. GI.01.03 HP VECTRA VL2 5/60 PC, July 19, 1994 (127 Kb)
Processor Intel Pentium 60 MHz (32-bit), PGA
Coprocessor Integrated on Pentium
External cache 256 Kb, 20ns (not exp.)
Memory 6 sockets for 70ns DRAM 72-pin SIMMs (must be installed in pairs)
Max on system board  
Bus PCI 32-bit, ISA 16-bit
Expansion slots 2 x 32-bit PCI, 3 x 16-bit ISA (on riser card, one is a PCI/ISA combo), one PCI slot is occupied by a VGA card (tot. 3 available)
Interface Fast-IDE (2 units), FDD (2 units)
Ports PS/2 keyboard, PS/2 mouse, serial (UART 16550A), parallel


Installed RAM 4 x 8 Mb (two 9412, two 9426), 2 x 4 Mb (9529), 70ns (40 Mb total mem.)
Video Cirrus Logic CL-GD5434 super-VGA PCI (FCC ID EJMPCICL543X, 9430) w. 1 Mb of memory (can be exp. to 2 Mb)
Audio Sound Blaster 16 (chip CT1745, 08-94) w. CD-ROM interface ADDITION


Diskette drive 1.44 Mb 3.5" slim (Sony MPF520, 9410)
Hard disk Seagate ST3391An (340 Mb) IDE/ATA, 3.5" slim
CD-ROM Mitsumi CRMC-FX001D, prop. interface (double-speed, March 1994) ADDITION


Acquisition May 2000, bought for a few $ together w. some other appliances (incl. another VL2 5/60 which was used to get spare parts)
Condition Very good, working
Installed sw MS Windows 95 (4.00.950, Italian)
Repairs/modifications Added audio card, 2 x 4 Mb and 2 x 8 Mb memory SIMMs (it had 16 Mb only) and CD-ROM drive
Current status All hw working, front panel slightly yellowed
Current O.S. MS-DOS 6.22, MS-Windows for Workgroup 3.11 (Italian)
Spare parts Almost everything: drives, planar, power supply, etc.


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