NCR Advert - March 1984
From Personal Computer World
Discover the remarkable NCR Decision Mate V
Hot on the heels (well, not really) of 1962's NCR 390, comes National Cash Register's Decision Mate V. It was a dual-processor machine, with an 8-bit Zilog Z80 and a 16-bit Intel 8088, two 360K floppy drives and a hi-res (for the time) display of 576x432 pixels. Slightly unusually, as well as a bog-standard ration of 64K RAM it also came with an additional 32K RAM just for the graphics. It was also modular, so whilst the out-of-the box system was ready to go and could be used immediately by first-time users, it was easy to plug in extras for more advanced purposes, like a re-badged version of the Corvus Omninet network.
NCR also had one of the oldest lineage of any computer company, with the advert claiming a business presence in Europe since 1885. That's 34 years more than Tandy (1919) and 26 more than IBM (1911).
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