Compaq Portable 486

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Compaq Portable 486
Manufacturer Compaq Computer Corporation, United States
Type Portable computer
Release date 1992; 24 years ago (1992)[1]
CPU Intel 80486DX2 @ 66 MHz[2]
Memory 4 - 32 MB RAM[2]
Display Active TFT monochrome[3]
Graphics 640 X 480 resolution 8-bit[1] VGA[3], 80 X 25 text[1]
Sound PIT using a mini speaker
Connectivity SCSI[4] 2x EISA expansion bus[4]
Dimensions 39.6 (width) x 13.9 (depth) x 27.9 (height) cm[5]
Weight 7.9 kg[5]
Predecessor Compaq Portable 386

The Compaq Portable 486 is a computer released by Compaq Computer Corporation in 1992.[1] Its street price upon its release with a 120 MB hard disk was 5899 USD.[6] For a model with 210 MB hard disk the price was 6899 USD, but was not available initially in May 1992.[6] Both models are equipped with an 33 MHz[6] Intel 80486DX2 CPU, 4 MB DRAM (72-pin SIMM),[3] 1.44 MB 3.5" floppy, 120[5] - 1000 MB hard disk drive[3] (P-ATA),[4] Brightness control.[3] SCSI port for CD-ROM or tape.[4]

Environmental limits are:

  • Temperature operating 10 - 40 °C, nonoperating -30 - 60 °C
  • Relative humidity (noncondensing) Operating 20% - 80%, Nonoperating 5% - 90%
  • Maximum unpressurized altitude operating 3050 meters, nonoperating 9150 meters
  • Shock 40 G, 11 ms, half sine (nonoperating Vibration, Operating 0.25 G, 5 – 500 Hz, 1/2 octave/min sweep Nonoperating 1.0 G, 5 – 500 Hz, 1/2 octave/min sweep

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