Collection of Vintage Compaq Computers

Compaq Vinpaq Collection

Portable 286

Specifications

Product family Compaq Portable series
Type Portable computer
Release date 1986
Introductory price US$7000 (~)
Operating system MS-DOS
CPU Intel 80286, 6/8MHz
Memory 128 kilobytes (expandable to 640 KiB)
Storage One 5.25" floppy disk drive and a 20 MB hard drive
Display Built-in 9" green screen monitor
Graphics Unique CGA-compatible video card
Mass 28 lb (13 kg)
Backward
compatibility
IBM PC compatible
Successor Compaq Portable 2

 

History

 

 CPU upgraded version of the Compaq Portable Plus. At about the same time the Compaq Portable 2 was also available. The Portable 2 was lighter and cheaper but had a slower harddrive and limited upgradability.