Wang Laboratories Inc. (Lowell, Mass.)

Wang was one of the biggest players in the workstation/office automation industry when it introduced the Wang PC. In standard form, the Wang PC was not fully IBM-compatible. However, the company offered an expansion card in 1984 that it claimed provided full IBM compatibility.

Wang Professional Computer (PC) (1983, desktop PC)
Original Retail Price: $2,445
Base Configuration: 8MHz 8086 CPU, MS-DOS 2.0, five expansion slots, 256K RAM (640K max), 5.25-inch floppy disk drive, keyboard/keypad, RS-232C and parallel ports, BASIC
Video: 25-line x 80-column text
Size/Weight: 23.1 x 14.9 x 6.5 inches
Important Options: expansion card, second 5.25-inch floppy disk drive, 10MB hard disk drive, CGA card, monochrome monitor, dot-matrix or daisy-wheel printer


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