Production date
Circa 1991
A Commodore PC40 III model desktop computer with a printer, monitor, manuals and software. The central processing unit features two disc drives. " Commodore 286-12 " is written on the front along with the company logo. It has a number of ports at the reverse of the unit. " Commodore " is written on the bottom left corner of the monitor. The reverse of the monitor features manufacturing details. The printer has a main control panel on the front right facing corner and a power switch on the bottom left facing corner. " MULTI-FONT / star / NX1000 " is written on the front. The printer also has a detachable paper feed tray. The keyboard has a standard Qwerty configuration and includes a number pad. " Commodore " is written in white on the top right facing corner of the keyboard. The computer has a two button mouse. There are separate electrical cords for the monitor and the central processing unit and a set of manuals and utilities discs are encased in a plastic. There is a separate manual for the printer. A large boxed manual for the WordPerfect program and a panel featuring WordPerfect instructions is also included.
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Circa 1991
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Kelvin Day purchased this computer in 1991 from Dick Smith Electronics in Porirua. He used it as his home computer until about 1997.
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