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PC-9801 BX

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PC-9801 BX
Manufacturer: NEC
Release Date RRP Code
Template:PC9801BX JP
(BX/U2)
¥218,000218,000
Template:PC9801BX JP
(BX/U6)
¥288,000288,000
Template:PC9801BX JP
(BX/M2)
¥232,000232,000

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The PC-9801 BX is a model in the PC-9800 series. It, alongside the PC-9801 BA, are the first models in the 98 Fellow series

Hardware

The PC-9801 BX, like every model in the 98 Fellow line, is basically a lower-grade version of the PC-9821 series models; less RAM, Graphics VRAM and no 256 color mode.

Technical Specifications

PC-9801 BX/U2

  • Main processor: 80486SX clocked at 20MHz
  • Graphics processor: 2x µPD7220
  • Graphics: Enhanced Graphic Charger (EGC)
  • RAM: 1664KB
  • Text VRAM: 12KB
  • Graphics VRAM: 256KB
  • ROM: 96KB
  • Floppy Disk drive(s): 2× 3½-inch 2HD (1MB formatted)[fn 1]
  • Sound: Internal "beeper"
  • General Expansion Slot(s): 4 slots

PC-9801 BX/M2

  • Main processor: 80486SX clocked at 20MHz
  • Graphics processor: 2x µPD7220
  • Graphics: Enhanced Graphic Charger (EGC)
  • RAM: 1664KB
  • Text VRAM: 12KB
  • Graphics VRAM: 256KB
  • ROM: 96KB
  • Floppy Disk drive(s): 2× 5¼-inch 2HD (1MB formatted)[fn 1]
  • Sound: Internal "beeper"
  • General Expansion Slot(s): 4 slots

PC-9801 BX/U6

  • Main processor: 80486SX clocked at 20MHz
  • Graphics processor: 2x µPD7220
  • Graphics: Enhanced Graphic Charger (EGC)
  • RAM: 3712KB
  • Text VRAM: 12KB
  • Graphics VRAM: 256KB
  • ROM: 96KB
  • Hard Disk drive(s): 80MB (IDE)
  • Floppy Disk drive(s): 1× 3½-inch 2HD (1MB formatted)[fn 1]
  • Sound: Internal "beeper"
  • General Expansion Slot(s): 4 slots

Footnotes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 3 Mode compatible, can read 1.44MB/1MB/640KB disks.

References


PC-9800 series hardware
PC-9800 series Desktop hardware
PC-9801 (1982) | PC-9801 F (E) (1983) | M (1984)

V30 Computers: U | VF | VM (21) | UV (21) | CV (1985-1988)
286 Computers: VX | UX | RX | EX | DX | UR | UF (1986-1991)
386 Computers: RA | RS | ES | DA | DS | CS | FS | FX | US (1988-1992)
486+ Computers: FA | BX | BA | BX2 | BS2 | BA2 | BA3 | BX4 (1993-1995)
Other: DO | DO+ | GS (1989-1990)

PC-9800 series Laptop hardware
V30 Computers: PC-9801 LV (1988)

286 Computers: PC-9801 LX (1989)
386 Computers: PC-9801 LS (1988) | PC-9801 T (1990-1991)
V50 Computers(9801 Incompatible): PC-98LT (1986) | PC-98HA (1993)
Other: PC-9801 P (1993)

PC-9800 series Notebook hardware
V30 Computers: PC-9801 N (1989))

V30HL(286) Computers: PC-9801 NV (1990-1991) | PC-9801 NL/(R)(A) (1992-1994)
386 Computers: PC-9801 NC (1991) | PC-9801 NS/(E)(T)(L)(R)(A) (1990-1994)
486 Computers: PC-9801 NA/(C) (1992) | PC-9801 NX/C (1993)

PC-9800 series Workstation hardware
286 Computers: PC-98XA (1985) | PC-98XL (1986)

386 Computers: PC-98XL² (1987) | PC-98RL (1990)

PC-9800 series Peripherals
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