Franklin PC 8000 (1986)

Not well known but interesting was Franklin's efforts in the field of IBM clones. This included the Franklin PC6000 and PC8000. Pictured here is the Franklin PC8000. This was an 8088 machine with 640K, 2 built in 360K floppies, built in parallel and serial ports. It came with MSDOS 3.1 and ran the software of the time...WordStar, dBase III, etc.

It sold for around $2500 depending on what extras you wanted.

 

 

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