Artifact Details

Title

C5000 Computer

Catalog Number

X1282.96

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1982

Manufacturer

Onyx Computers

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number C5000
Serial number 2446

Dimensions

8 x 17 x 15 1/2 in.

Description

One of the first "professional' personal computers used in US businesses such as Bergen Brunswig (the pharmaceutical distributor). A descendant of the Altos C8000, it uses a 5" hard-disk manufactured by IMI and features a non-streaming tape drive from DEI for backup purposes.

Category

Digital Computer

Credit

Gift of Johnson-Laird Inc.

Lot Number

X1282.96