Durango F85

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Durango F85
Manufacturer Durango Systems Corp.
Type Personal business computer
Release date 1977
Retail availability 1977-1984
Media two high-capacity 5.25" diskette drives storing 480 Kbytes on each single-sided diskette
Operating system DX-85M
CPU 5MHz Intel 8085A
Memory 65 KB (up to 196 KB)
Storage 40MB Shugart SA-4006 14" wincheste
Display 9" CRT with 64 characters per row by 16 rows or 80 characters per row by 24, based on the Intel 8275 Video display controller
Input Keyboard Full stroke 84 key
Successor Durango "Poppy"

The Durango F85 was an early Personal computer introduced in 1977 by Durango Systems Corporation. It could run its own multitasking operating system called DX-85M, which included an integral Indexed Sequential (ISAM) file system and per-task file locking, or alternatively CP/M[1][2]

Durango later dropped the "F-85" model name and adopted a user model system, with 700 being the entry model and 950 being the full-featured model, and still later designed a 16-bit system, The Durango "Poppy". MS-DOS was selected as the entry operating system,


External links[edit]

Durango F85 at old-computers.com [1]