American Computer & Peripheral Inc. (Santa Ana, Calif.)

American Computer & Peripheral (AC&P) built a line of high-performance PCs as well as performance-boosting peripherals. Founded in 1984, it offered a full line of PC XT and AT desktop clones. Its performance products included the 386 Turbo accelerator card and the 386 Translator, which converted an 80286-based PC into an 80386-based development system.

American Computer & Peripheral American 88

American Computer & Peripheral American 88

American Computer & Peripheral American 88, a.k.a. American XT (1985, PC)
Base Configuration: 4.77MHz 8088 CPU, 128K RAM (8MB max), eight expansion slots, 84-key keyboard, 135W power supply, speaker, MS-DOS 3.1
Size and Weight: 19.5w x 17d x 5.63h inches, 26.5 lbs.
Important Options: up to two 360K floppy disk drives, color graphics card, 20MB hard disk drive, tape backup, mouse

American Computer & Peripheral American 286

American Computer & Peripheral American 286

American Computer & Peripheral American 286 (1986, PC)
Base Configuration: 6/8MHz 80286 CPU, 512K RAM (16MB max), six expansion slots, 84-key keyboard, 135W power supply, speaker, MS-DOS 3.1
Size and Weight: 19.5w x 17d x 5.63h inches, 26.5 lbs.
Important Options: up to two 360K floppy disk drives, color graphics card, 20MB hard disk drive, tape backup, mouse

 

American Computer & Peripheral American 286-A

American Computer & Peripheral American 286-A

American Computer & Peripheral American 286-A, a.k.a. American AT (1986, PC)
Base Configuration: 6/8MHz 80286 CPU, 512K RAM (16MB max), eight expansion slots, 1.2MB floppy disk drive, 84-key keyboard, 200W power supply, speaker, MS-DOS 3.1
Size and Weight: 21w x 16.25d x 5.5h inches, 37 lbs.
Important Options: color graphics card, 40MB hard disk drive, serial/parallel I/O card, tape backup, mouse

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