PC 30 III
PC 30 III

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Setname:  cmdpc30   
Year: 1988
Manufacturer: Commodore Business Machines
Status: preliminary  notworks
Type: Buisness Computer / Terminal
Parent: IBM PC/AT 5170
Emulation info
   
Overall emulation:  preliminary   
Color emulation:  good  
Sound emulation:  good  
Graphics emulation:  good  
Savestates:  unsupported   

Tech info
 Base hardware: (available in all slot configurations)
Chips
I80286 ("maincpu")cpu 6000000 Hz
AM9517A ("dma8237_1")cpu 4772727 Hz
AM9517A ("dma8237_2")cpu 4772727 Hz
I8042 ("keybc:at_keybc")cpu 12000000 Hz
Speaker ("mono")audio
Filtered 1-bit DAC ("speaker")audio
Screens
Screen parameters for this system
depend on the chosen expansions
Media devices
Media devices for this system
depend on the chosen expansions
RAM options
1.63M 1703936
2M 2097152
4M 4194304
8M 8388608
15M 15728640
Software lists
ibm5150original
ibm5160_floporiginal
ibm5170original
ibm5170_cdromoriginal

 Optional hardware: (available with specific slot configurations)

 Configure the slot options for cmdpc30:
 Slot Value
 isa1 
 isa1:fdc:fdc:0 
 isa1:fdc:fdc:1 
 isa2 
 isa2:ide:ide:0 
 isa2:ide:ide:1 
 isa3 
 isa3:comat:serport0 
 isa3:comat:serport1 
 isa4 
 kbd 
 


Show detailed info about 'DipSwitches' of this system
DipSwitches

NameValue
Floppy installed No
 Yes
80387 installed No
 Yes
RAM banks 1 - 16 64 256K
 2 - 32 128 512K
 3 - 48 192 576K
 4 - 64 256 640K
Graphics adapter EGA/VGA
 Color 40x25
 Color 80x25
 Monochrome
Number of floppy drives 1
 2
 3
 4
IDE Configuration Primary
 Secondary


Show detailed info about 'Configurations' of this system
Configurations

NameValue
CGA character set Normal
 Alternative
CGA monitor type Colour RGB
 Mono RGB
 Colour composite
 Television
 LCD
CGA chipset IBM
 Amstrad PC1512
 Amstrad PPC512
 ATI
 Paradise


Show detailed info about 'Slot Options' of this system
Slot options

NameValueCompatible device(s)
isa1 3c503el2_3c503
 3c5053c505
 adlibisa_adlib
 aha1542aha1542
 cgacga
 clgd542xclgd542x
 comisa_com
 comatisa_com_at
 dectalkdectalk_isa
 dms3d2kpdms3d2kp
 egaega
 fdc isa8_fdc_at
 fdc344fdc344
 fdcmagfdcmag
 fdcsmcisa8_fdc_smc
 gblasterisa_gblaster
 gfxultragfxultra
 gfxultrapgfxultrp
 gusisa_gus
 hdchdc
 herculesisa_hercules
 ibm_mfcibm_mfc
 ideisa_ide
 lptisa_lpt
 mach64mach64
 mdaisa_ibm_mda
 mpu401isa_mpu401
 ne1000ne1000
 ne2000ne2000
 num9revnumber_9_rev
 pdsisa_pds
 s3virges3virge
 s3virgedxs3virgedx
 sb16_llesb16
 sblaster1_0isa_sblaster1_0
 sblaster1_5isa_sblaster1_5
 sblaster_16isa_sblaster_16
 side116side116
 ssi2001ssi2001
 stereo_fxstereo_fx
 svga_dmdm_clgd5430
 svga_et4ket4000
 svga_s3s3_764
 tgui9680tgui9680
 vgaibm_vga
 wyse700wyse700
isa1:fdc:fdc:0 35ddfloppy_35_dd
 35hd floppy_35_hd
 525ddfloppy_525_dd
 525hdfloppy_525_hd
isa1:fdc:fdc:1 35ddfloppy_35_dd
 35hd floppy_35_hd
 525ddfloppy_525_dd
 525hdfloppy_525_hd
isa2 3c503el2_3c503
 3c5053c505
 adlibisa_adlib
 aha1542aha1542
 cgacga
 clgd542xclgd542x
 comisa_com
 comatisa_com_at
 dectalkdectalk_isa
 dms3d2kpdms3d2kp
 egaega
 fdcisa8_fdc_at
 fdc344fdc344
 fdcmagfdcmag
 fdcsmcisa8_fdc_smc
 gblasterisa_gblaster
 gfxultragfxultra
 gfxultrapgfxultrp
 gusisa_gus
 hdchdc
 herculesisa_hercules
 ibm_mfcibm_mfc
 ide isa_ide
 lptisa_lpt
 mach64mach64
 mdaisa_ibm_mda
 mpu401isa_mpu401
 ne1000ne1000
 ne2000ne2000
 num9revnumber_9_rev
 pdsisa_pds
 s3virges3virge
 s3virgedxs3virgedx
 sb16_llesb16
 sblaster1_0isa_sblaster1_0
 sblaster1_5isa_sblaster1_5
 sblaster_16isa_sblaster_16
 side116side116
 ssi2001ssi2001
 stereo_fxstereo_fx
 svga_dmdm_clgd5430
 svga_et4ket4000
 svga_s3s3_764
 tgui9680tgui9680
 vgaibm_vga
 wyse700wyse700
isa2:ide:ide:0 cdromcdrom
 hdd hdd
isa2:ide:ide:1 cdromcdrom
 hddhdd
isa3 3c503el2_3c503
 3c5053c505
 adlibisa_adlib
 aha1542aha1542
 cgacga
 clgd542xclgd542x
 comisa_com
 comat isa_com_at
 dectalkdectalk_isa
 dms3d2kpdms3d2kp
 egaega
 fdcisa8_fdc_at
 fdc344fdc344
 fdcmagfdcmag
 fdcsmcisa8_fdc_smc
 gblasterisa_gblaster
 gfxultragfxultra
 gfxultrapgfxultrp
 gusisa_gus
 hdchdc
 herculesisa_hercules
 ibm_mfcibm_mfc
 ideisa_ide
 lptisa_lpt
 mach64mach64
 mdaisa_ibm_mda
 mpu401isa_mpu401
 ne1000ne1000
 ne2000ne2000
 num9revnumber_9_rev
 pdsisa_pds
 s3virges3virge
 s3virgedxs3virgedx
 sb16_llesb16
 sblaster1_0isa_sblaster1_0
 sblaster1_5isa_sblaster1_5
 sblaster_16isa_sblaster_16
 side116side116
 ssi2001ssi2001
 stereo_fxstereo_fx
 svga_dmdm_clgd5430
 svga_et4ket4000
 svga_s3s3_764
 tgui9680tgui9680
 vgaibm_vga
 wyse700wyse700
isa3:comat:serport0 microsoft_mouse microsoft_mouse
 msystems_mousemouse_systems_mouse
 null_modemnull_modem
 terminalserial_terminal
isa3:comat:serport1 microsoft_mousemicrosoft_mouse
 msystems_mousemouse_systems_mouse
 null_modemnull_modem
 terminalserial_terminal
isa4 3c503el2_3c503
 3c5053c505
 adlibisa_adlib
 aha1542aha1542
 cga cga
 clgd542xclgd542x
 comisa_com
 comatisa_com_at
 dectalkdectalk_isa
 dms3d2kpdms3d2kp
 egaega
 fdcisa8_fdc_at
 fdc344fdc344
 fdcmagfdcmag
 fdcsmcisa8_fdc_smc
 gblasterisa_gblaster
 gfxultragfxultra
 gfxultrapgfxultrp
 gusisa_gus
 hdchdc
 herculesisa_hercules
 ibm_mfcibm_mfc
 ideisa_ide
 lptisa_lpt
 mach64mach64
 mdaisa_ibm_mda
 mpu401isa_mpu401
 ne1000ne1000
 ne2000ne2000
 num9revnumber_9_rev
 pdsisa_pds
 s3virges3virge
 s3virgedxs3virgedx
 sb16_llesb16
 sblaster1_0isa_sblaster1_0
 sblaster1_5isa_sblaster1_5
 sblaster_16isa_sblaster_16
 side116side116
 ssi2001ssi2001
 stereo_fxstereo_fx
 svga_dmdm_clgd5430
 svga_et4ket4000
 svga_s3s3_764
 tgui9680tgui9680
 vgaibm_vga
 wyse700wyse700
kbd 3270pckb_3270pc
 keytronc_pc3270keytronic_pc3270
 ms_naturlms_natural
 pcat kb_pcat84

Romset info
ROM NameSizeCRC32SHA1Dump StateBIOS option
commodore pc 30 iii even.bin16384 36307aa950237ffea703b867de426ab9ebc2af46bac1d0e1good
commodore pc 30 iii odd.bin16384 41bae42d27d6ad9554be86359d44331f25591e3122a31519good
Sysinfo



Features


* CPU: Intel 80286 6 MHz
* RAM: 512 KB (up to 3 MB)
* ROM: 64 kb
* Text Modes: 80 x 24 / 40 x 24
* Graphic Modes: 640 x 350 [EGA mode]
* Colors: 64
* Sound: Beeper
* I/O Ports: 8 internal slots (six 16 bit ISA and two 8 bit ISA), RS232c, Centronics
* Keyboard: Full stroke keyboard with numeric keypad and function keys
* Built In Media: one 5.25" disk-drive, various Hard disk drives, from 20 MB
* OS: MS DOS
* Built In Language: Microsoft BASIC interpreter


Known Issues


The driver is currently under heavy rewrite. A preliminary implementation of EGA shows some result.


History and Trivia


The IBM PC AT was the successor of the PC and the XT. IBM added a lot of new features: they abandoned the old Intel 8086 to the Intel 80286, so the PC AT used new 16 bit expansion slots.

The PC AT had a new version of the Microsoft OS: MS-DOS 3.0 which could manage the new 5.25" floppy disk format (1.2 MB), the new hard disk capacities (20 MB and more) and allowed file sharing. It had a new keyboard too (the same we use now, more or less) with cursor keys and a key that could lock it.

Two models were launched: the PC-AT model 1 (256 KB RAM, two floppy disk units and a color screen) and the PC-AT Model 2 (512 KB RAM, one floppy disk unit, one hard disk and a color screen).

This computer was revolutionary, but it was the last time IBM imposed a standard to the PC clone industry. The next year, the first PC based on a 80386 was made by Compaq and IBM failed to impose the PS/2 standard in 1986.

(info from old-computers.com)


Links


* PC / AT at old-computers.com -- http://old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?c=185


Other Emulators


* Bochs -- http://bochs.sourceforge.net/
* Virtual PC for Linux, Mac, NT (commercial) -- http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/virtualpc/default.mspx



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