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Heathkit H89

Heathkit H89

Speed2.048 MHz
Memory48 KB

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Release Date: 1/1/1979
Manufacturer: Heathkit
Original Retail Price:
Adjusted Inflation Price:
Donated By: Kent Henderson
The H-89 was sold under the two names: Heathkit H-89 and Zenith Data Systems Z-89. The H-89 was sold in kit form, the Z-89 came assembled. It originally came with 16 KB of memory, later versions provided up to 48KB on the main CPU board (in groups of 1 KB chips). Zenith and Heathkit offered a 16 KB expansion card ($120) for a total of 64 KB when using CP/M. The machine runs a Z80 CPU at 2.048 MHz, and is capable of displaying 80 characters by 40. The floppy drive stores 90KB per disk and the price of the machine was $1800.00 in kit form with 1 floppy drive.

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User Comments
Jason Gambacort on Saturday, October 20, 2007
Dual Z80's, that's hilarious!
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