View Full Version : picked up a Franklin PC-8000 and Compaq Deskpro 286 w/monitor

July 16th, 2012, 07:28 PM
The Franklin keyboard is missing some key caps. Can't live w/that situation. Anyone got spares?

They both work. But the darn C* monitor has corrosion on the connector, so I need to remedy that. Stay tuned.

July 19th, 2012, 06:21 PM
whooooops make that Deskpro 8086. I car umba. I don't know whether to be happy or sad. I always did want an original IDE card.

July 20th, 2012, 12:01 PM
do not be THRILLED with the compaq or nec dos 3.31
it will fdisk beyong 32 megs but is non standard
and the partition cannot be read with oither versions of dos.