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Wang VS5E/VS6E

The VS 5 is part of the CP 5 processor family and can support up to 300 users. On April 3, 1986, Wang Laboratories Inc. introduced the VS5 and VS6 32-bit minicomputers for use in small businesses and corporate offices. The VS5, priced at $12,000, supports up to eight users and the VS6, priced at $19,950, supports up to 16 users. The VS 5E and VS 6E are the same as a VS 5 and VS 6, except that the internal disks are SCSI.
 
The RICM has two VS 5E systems, one with two 67 MB disks and one with a single 67 MB disk. Both system are running VS 7.21.09. The system with the single disk exhibits a strange behavior where it locks the keyboard on the console when it asks for the date/time.
 
The VS 5 was sold in three configurations:
 
VS5-1AM
1 MB RAM
One 67 MB Fixed Disk
VS5-1BM
1 MB RAM
Two 67 MB Fixed Disk
VS5-2BM
2 MB RAM
Two 67 MB Fixed Disk
The VS 6 was sold in four configurations:
 
VS6-1AM
1 MB RAM
One 67 MB Fixed Disk
VS6-1BM
1 MB RAM
Two 67 MB Fixed Disk
VS6-2BM
2 MB RAM
Two 67 MB Fixed Disk
VS6-4BM
4 MB RAM
Two 67 MB Fixed Disk
 
The Wang VS 5 System
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