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Unknown 16-bit IDE/floppy controller
Unknown 16-bit IDE/floppy controller
Unknown 8-bit multifunction card

AB-862G - User's Manual      (multifunction card)

Accelerator 286      (80286 accelerator card for PC and XT)

A101 - User's Manual      (video card for XT and AT)

CA8201 and CA8202 - User's Manual (8-bit multifunction card)
CA8390 - User's Manual (16-bit IDE controller)    
CA8391 and CA8392 - User's Manual (16-bit multifunction card)
CA8962 - User's Manual (16-bit multifunction card)
CA9316 - User's Manual (16-bit multifunction card)

CSCA      (I/O and clock card for PC and XT)
CSCA - link to clock software

GW202 - User's Manual      (multifunction card for PC and XT)
GW202 - link to clock software

Mini G7 - User's Operation Manual      (multifunction card for PC, XT and AT)   (photo)

Mono/Graphics/Printer Adapter      (unknown monochrome video card)

MP757CR - User's Manual      (multifunction card for PC and XT)

NEAT-286 Motherboard - User's Manual      (PAGES MISSING) (16 MHz 80286 based motherboard) (uses NEAT chip set) (do not confuse with 286-NEAT)

Turbo-XT Main Board - Installation Guide      (clone XT motherboard) (includes circuit diagram, at rear)

TurboXT Motherboard      (clone XT motherboard) (includes circuit diagram)   (source: Sergey at the VCF)

UA828 - User's Manual      (multifunction card for AT)

UMC 486DX/486DX2/486SX System Board - User's Manual    (uses UMC chip set)



Adaptec

AHA-1540B and AHA-1542B - Installation Guide

ASW-1410 - Version 2 - Installation Guide         (AHA-1540B / AHA-1542B / AHA-1640) (ASPI DOS Manager, and AFDISK)
ASW-1410 - Version 3 - Installation Guide         (AHA-1540B / AHA-1542B / AHA-1640 / AHA-1740 / AHA-1744) (ASPI DOS Manager, and AFDISK)
ASW-1410 - Version 3 - Installation Guide         (AHA-1540B / AHA-1542B / AHA-1640 / AHA-1740 / AHA-1744) (ASPI Manager with Disk Module for Novell NetWare 286/386)



AST

AST-3G - User's Manual - May 1986      (EGA card for PC, XT and AT)
AST-3G - Software

AST-3G Plus II - User's Manual - July 1987      (EGA card for PC/XT/AT)

AST Advantage! - User's Manual - June 1985      (multi function card for AT)

AST Enhanced Graphics Diagnostics Manual - June 1986

AST I/O PLUS - Switch settings      (multi function card for PC and XT)

AST MegaPlus II - User's Manual - August 1983      (multi function card for PC and XT)   (source: Lutiana at the VCF)

AST Rampage 286 - User's Manual - December 1986   (source: IBM_User at the VCF)

AST Rampage Plus 286 - User's Manual - June 1988
AST Rampage Plus 286 - FastDisk software


SixPak series cards

AST SixPak - General switch setting document

AST SixPakPlus - Long version - User's Manual - June 1983      (multi function card for PC and XT)   (source: Lorne at the VCF)
AST SixPakPlus - Long version - SuperPak      (12 KB)   (software supplied with SixPakPlus)   (source: Lorne at the VCF)
AST SixPakPlus - Long version - SuperPak User's Manual - July 1983      (manual for SuperPak software)   (source: Lorne at the VCF)

AST SixPakPlus - Short version - User's Manual - April 1987      (multi function card for PC and XT)

AST SixPakPremium - User's Manual - July 1986      (multi function card for PC and XT)   (source: Lutiana at the VCF)

AST SixPak 286 - Switch settings      (multi function card for AT)
AST SixPak 286 - Software            (software source: RJBJR at the VCF)


Manuals for SuperPak software

AST - SuperPak User's Manual - July 1983         (manual for SuperPak software)   (source: Lorne at the VCF)
AST - SuperPak User's Manual - October 1985      (manual for SuperPak software)   (source: IBM_User at the VCF)




ATI

EGA Wonder - Operation Manual      (EGA video card for PC/XT/AT)   (source: aitotat at the VCF)

EGA Wonder 800 - Switch settings      (EGA video card for PC/XT/AT)

EGA Wonder 800+  Operation Manual      (EGA video card for PC/XT/AT)   (source: aitotat at the VCF)

Graphics Solution - User Manual      (mono/CGA video card for PC and XT)   (source: ?????)
Graphics Solution - Diskette version 1.00 - 1987      (Zip file contains a DOS self-extractor EXE)   (source: ?????)

VGA Wonder (and VGA Wonder 256) - Operation Manual      (16-bit VGA video card)   (source: aitotat at the VCF)

VGA Wonder XL - User Manuals and software      (VGA video card)   (source: TomFCS at the VCF)

VIP - Switch settings



Auva Computer Inc.

HFDC-II - User Manual      (400 KB)   (hard/floppy controller for AT)



BusLogic

BT-545S and BT-542D - Installation Guide      (16-bit SCSI/floppy controller for AT)



Canon

Canon AS-100M AS-100C - Field Service Manual - 1983      (11 MB)

Canon CX-1 computer - Instruction Manual      (100 MB)   (photo)



Compaq

Compaq Plus - Maintenance and Service Guide (Compaq Portable, Compaq Plus and Compaq Portable 286 covered by the one manual)
   
Compaq Portable        - Maintenance and Service Guide (Compaq Portable, Compaq Plus and Compaq Portable 286 covered by the one manual)
Compaq Portable 286 - Maintenance and Service Guide (Compaq Portable, Compaq Plus and Compaq Portable 286 covered by the one manual)
Compaq Portable II    - Maintenance and Service Guide  
Compaq Portable III   - Jumper settings and part numbers  

Compaq DeskPro 386 - Maintenance and Service Guide



Creative

Sound Blaster Pro - Getting Started - Apr 1994



Davong

IBM PC Memory Expansion Cards - Sep 1982      (memory expansion cards for PC)



Diamond Flower

DIO-200X - User's Manual      (I/O card for PC and XT)
DIO-200X - link to clock software



DTC

DTC 5150CRH - Installation Guide (8-bit MFM controller for PC or XT)
DTC 5150X - Installation Guide (8-bit MFM controller for XT)
DTC 5150XL - Installation Guide (8-bit MFM controller for XT or PS/2 model 25 or PS/2 model 30)
DTC 5160X - Installation Guide (8-bit RLL controller for XT)
DTC 5280CRA - Installation Guide (16-bit MFM/floppy controller for AT)
DTC 7280 - Installation Guide (16-bit MFM/floppy controller for AT)



DTK   (also known as Datatech Enterprises Co.)

PIM-TB10 - User's Manual      (a 10 MHz IBM-XT clone motherboard)

AT-RAMBANK - User's Manual - 1990      (memory expansion card for AT)

TECH-1234 - User's Manual - 1991      (12 MHz 80286 based clone computer) (motherboard uses NEAT chip set) (Epson web site lists this as "Apex 286/12 (Canadian Product)")



Epson

Epson FX-80 - Operation Manual - 1982      (dot matrix printer)



Everex

Everdisk EV-390 / EV-391 / EV-392 Controllers - Owner's Manual - Aug 1987      (hard/floppy controllers for PC and XT)

EV-158A v2.0 - RAM 10000 Deluxe - Switch/Jumper Settings      (16-bit RAM card) (up to 10 MB RAM) (the "v2.0" suggests the second version of the card)
EV-158A - Software

EV-159 - RAM 3000 Deluxe - Owner's Manual      (16-bit RAM card) (up to 3 MB RAM)
EV-159 - Software      (version 2.1)

EV-170 - Software      (dated June 23, 1988) (no manual yet) (switch/jumper settings here)



Future Domain

TMC-850M - User's Guide      (8-bit SCSI card)       (source: manx.classiccmp.org)



Hercules

Hercules Graphics Card Plus - software only      (source: Chuck(G) at the VCF - "The ZIP contains two 360K self-extracting image files--you'll need a 5.25 drive to extract these.")



Hewlett-Packard (HP)

LaserJet Printer Family - Technical Reference Manual - 1986      (covers LaserJet, LaserJet+, LaserJet 500+)



Hypertec

Hyperam AT - User's Manual - 1990      (multi function card for AT)



IBM

IBM Options and Adapters - 6322509 - 1984
IBM Hardware Maintence Service - 6280087 - 1986
IBM Hardware Maintence Reference - 6280088 - 1986

IBM 5150 - Guide to Operations - 6025000 - AUG81
IBM 5150 - Guide to Operations - 6322510 - APR84
IBM 5150 - Technical Reference - 6025005 - AUG81
IBM 5150 - Technical Reference - 6322507 - APR84
IBM 5150 - Hardware Maintenance and Service - 6025072 - AUG81

IBM 5155 - Guide to Operations - 6936571 - JAN84      (IBM Portable PC)

IBM 5155/5160 - Technical Reference - 6280089 - MAR86

IBM 5160 - Guide to Operations - 6322511 - APR84

IBM 5170 - Guide to Operations - 1502241 - MAR84      (released with models 068 and 099 [at Aug 1984])
IBM 5170 - Installation and Setup - 1502491 - MAR84      (      "      "      "     )
IBM 5170 - Technical Reference - 1502243 - MAR84      (      "      "      "     )
IBM 5170 - Technical Reference - 6280070 - SEP85      (released with model 239 [at Oct 1985])
IBM 5170 - Hardware Maintenance and Service - 15022422 - MAR84 - Volume 2      (I do not have volume 1)

IBM ISA Ethernet Adapters - Installation and Testing Instructions      (April 1993) (see Appendix B for use in 8088 based machines)

Some IBM manuals at the sites listed at Other Resources



Intel

EtherExpress PRO/10+ ISA      (circa 1997)   (network card for AT)

Inboard 386/PC - Installation Manual      (80386 accelerator card for PC and XT)
Inboard 386/PC - Software

Inboard 386/AT - Software      (80386 accelerator card for AT)   (no manual yet)   (source: offensive_Jerk at the VCF)



Irwin

Some notes of mine from the 1990's



ITT

ITT XTRA - Technical Reference      (120 MB)   (XT clone computer)   (source: jharre at the VCF)



Laser

See VTech



LED Speed Displays - Various Makers

Click here



Logisys

WDH-7001C - User's Reference  



Longshine

Longshine LCS-6200 Series Winchester Disk Controller - User's Manual      (covers models LCS-6210, LCS-6220, LCS-6228, LCS-6238)

Longshine LCS-6200 Series Hard Floppy Disk Controller - User's Manual      (covers models LCS-6210, LCS-6220)



Magitronic

B233 Motherboard - Manual      (12 MHz 80286 based motherboard)    (source: SomeGuy at the VCF)



MEMO ?

MEMO576 RAM Card - User's Guide      (Circa 1985)   (RAM card for PC)



Mylex

MGV486 - User's Guide      (80486 based motherboard)

MPXS486 - User's Guide      (80486 based motherboard)



NEC

P5300 - Notes (wide carriage 24-pin dot matrix printer)
P5200/P5300 - Support Document (P5200 is shorter version of P5300)



Norton/Symantec

Norton pcANYWHERE 5.0 for DOS
Norton pcANYWHERE 2.0 for Windows      (for Windows 3.1)



OKI

Microline 182/183 - Printer Handbook      (ML182/ML183)  (dot-matrix printer)



Oktec

From support.octek.com.au   (rotated as required + OCR performed)

Fox-M286 (Micro 286) motherboard - User's Guide

FOX-II 286 motherboard (12/16 MHz versions) - User's Guide
FOX-II 286 motherboard (12/16/20 MHz versions) - User's Guide
FOX-III 286 motherboard (12/16/20 MHz versions) - User's Guide

Panther-II 386SX motherboard (16/20/25/33 MHz versions) - User's Guide
Panther-IV 386SX motherboard - User's Guide

Jaguar 386 motherboard - User's Guide
Jaguar II 386 motherboard - User's Guide



PERSYST

Color Graphics Display Adaptor - Installation and Technical Reference Guide - 1983      (CGA video card)   (source: Lutiana at the VCF)



Quadram

Quadram Quadboard - Operation Manual - 1982      (for a particular version of the Quadboard - photo here)

Quadram QuadMaster III software, version 3.04 - User's Manual - 1985
Quadram QuadMaster III software, version 3.04                                               (diskette is labeled version 3.04)    (software source: Malc at the VCF)


Some Quadram cards are shown here



Rancho

Rancho RT1000B - User Manual - 1992          (an 8-bit SCSI card)    (photo) (source: Cloudschatze at the VCF)
Rancho RT1000B - V3.01 drivers and utilities       (as included with the card that has the 8.10 BIOS) (source: Cloudschatze at the VCF)
Rancho RT1000B - V3.08 drivers, utilities, ASPI manager       (ASPI manager requires 8.20 BIOS) (source: JohnElliott at the VCF)



Samtron

Samtron SC-431E EGA monitor - Service Manual      (photo)



Seagate

Seagate ST01/ST02 Controller - Installation Guide

Installing A ST225NPR/ST251NPR/ST277NPR/ST296NPR Disc Drive With The Seagate ST01 Host Adaptor      (early version of ST01)

Seagate ST21M/ST21R/ST22M/ST22R Controller - Installation Guide - Rev A

Seagate product catalog 1990



Sotec

PHC-16 - User's Manual      (a portable computer from 1985) (Note: The keyboard requires batteries, even if you use the optional keyboard cable.)



Sprite

Sprite EMU-IO User's Guide      (multi function card for AT)



Sunix

SUN-4310 User's Manual      (4 port floppy controller for PC and XT)   (source: IBM Portable PC at the VCF)



Tallgrass Technologies

Item:  HardFile System
Models TG-3006 / TG-3012 / TG-3020 / TG-3135 / TG-3170
Date:  1983/84
Description:  An external hard drive and tape drive unit that can be used with early model IBM 5150s (16KB-64KB motherboard, with first or second BIOS).
Using provided software, a special boot floppy is created.
Manual:  Operation Manual
Software:  Tallgrass Software Diskette: disk image or files
          DOS Master Diskette: disk image
Source:  Above provided by member generic486 of the VCF



Taxan

RGB Vision 1, RGB Vision 2, RGB Vision 3 - Connector Pinouts

Super Vision IV and 630/640 - Service Manual



Tecmar

Captain - Installation Manual - User's Guide                         (multi function card for PC and XT)
Captain - Installation Manual - Technical Reference - 1984      (multi function card for PC and XT)
Captain - link to clock software 

Treasure Chest software - User's Guide - 1984     (Treasure Chest is software for the Captain card)
Treasure Chest software - Technical Reference     (Treasure Chest is software for the Captain card)

Guide to Cover Removal and Replacement - 1985



Toshiba

Click here.



Transteque

HC-100 - Owner's Manual      (hard drive controller for XT)   (photo of revision A of card)



Trident

TVGA 8900D and TVGA 9000I - User's Manual      (ISA VGA card)

Trident 9000C MKII - Operating Instructions      (ISA VGA card)   ("MKII" means mark 2, a second version of the card)   (testing by me indicates the requirement for a 286 CPU or better)   (photo)
Trident 9000C MKII - Driver/Utility diskette supplied with card      (Diskette label: "TRIDENT DRIVER/UTILITY UC5.5 BETA(7.5)")



Video Seven

VEGA (Video-7 Enhanced Graphics Adapter) - User's Manual - 1985      (EGA video card)   (source: Lutiana at the VCF)

VEGA VGA - Configuration      (VGA/EGA/CGA/MDA video card)   (no manual yet)   (photo of early version)

VGA-16 - User's Manual      (ISA VGA card)
VGA-16 - Utility Disk - version 1.09

VGA 1024i - User's Manual      (ISA VGA card)   (source: SomeGuy at the VCF)



VTech

Laser XT/3 - Operations Manual

Laser Turbo XT - Brochure (source: TomFCS at the VCF)
Laser Turbo XT - Quick Start Guide (source: TomFCS at the VCF)
Laser Turbo XT - Operations Manual (source: TomFCS at the VCF)
Laser Turbo XT - Technical Reference Manual (source: TomFCS at the VCF)
Laser Turbo XT - Miscellaneous (source: TomFCS at the VCF)
Laser Turbo XT - Software (source: TomFCS at the VCF)



Western Digital

Some information on numerous HDD controllers

WD1002-WAH - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD card for AT)
WD1002-WA2 - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD/FDD card for AT)
   
WD1002S-WX2 - OEM Manual - 1985 (8-bit MFM HDD card for XT)
   
WD1003-RAH - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD card for AT)
WD1003-RA2 - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD/FDD card for AT)
WD1003-WAH - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD card for AT)
WD1003-WA2 - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD/FDD card for AT)
   
WD1003A-RA2 - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD card for AT)
   
WD1003S-RAH - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD card for AT)
   
WD1003V-MM1 - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD card for AT)
WD1003V-MM2 - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD/FDD card for AT)
WD1003V-SR1 - User's Guide (16-bit RLL HDD card for AT)
WD1003V-SR2 - User's Guide (16-bit RLL HDD/FDD card for AT)
   
WD1004-27X - Installation Guide (8-bit RLL HDD card for XT)
   
WD1004A-27X - Installation Guide (8-bit RLL HDD card for XT)
WD1004A-WX1 - Installation Guide (8-bit MFM HDD card for XT)
   
WD1006V-MM1 - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD card for AT)
WD1006V-MM2 - User's Guide (16-bit MFM HDD/FDD card for AT)
   
WD1007A-WAH - User's Guide (16-bit ESDI HDD card for AT)
WD1007A-WA2 - User's Guide (16-bit ESDI HDD/FDD card for AT)
   
WD1007V-SE1 - Some documentation (16-bit ESDI HDD card for AT)
WD1007V-SE2 - Some documentation (16-bit ESDI HDD/FDD card for AT)
   
WDXT-GEN - User's Guide (8-bit MFM HDD card for XT)



Xircom

Xircom Pocket Ethernet Adapter II  (PE2)  -  Drivers     (version 2.25, of 1995)  (no manual yet)  (not suitable for the PE3)

Xircom Pocket Ethernet Adapter III  (PE3)  -  User's Manual - 1995
Xircom Pocket Ethernet Adapter III  (PE3)  -  Drivers      (version 3.20, of 1996)  (not suitable for the PE2)    (source: PE3 driver diskette)
Xircom Pocket Ethernet Adapter III  (PE3)  -  Drivers      (version 3.53, of 1997)  (not suitable for the PE2)    (source: Intel web site)