We have little information about this computer which was manufactured and exported by Asia Commercial Co. Ltd, a company based in Hong-Kong.
The ACC-8000 was one of the rare machine of the time to be equipped we three microprocessors: a MOS 6502, a Zilog Z80 and a Motorola 6809.
Thanks to its 6502, it was fully compatible with the Apple IIe but had built-in several features that were optional in the genuine Apple machine: a 80-column card, a floppy disk controller, a backed-up real time clock, Parallel and Serial interfaces, and 128 KB of RAM.
The ACC-8000 was also delivered with the CP/M 3.0 operating system and could run the wide range of CP/M professional software. Moreover ACC also provided the Flex OS which allowed the computer to run all the 6809/Flex based programs.
The computer was solidly built. It had a very good mechanical keyboard and several interesting features, like three different video outputs - RGB, NTSC/PAL and monochrome composite.
Oddly enough, in spite of its advanced features, this computer didn't meet any success. Nowadays, it seems to be a rare item.
|BUILT IN LANGUAGE||AppleSoft BASIC|
|KEYBOARD||Full stroke keyboard, 78 keys with numeric keypad and arrow keys|
|CPU||MOS 6502, Zilog Z80, Motorola 6809|
|SPEED||1 Mhz (6502), other CPU unknown|
|ROM||16 KB (AppleSoft BASIC and CP/M BIOS)|
|TEXT MODES||40 or 80 columns x 25 lines|
|GRAPHIC MODES||40 x 40-48 (16 col), 280 x 160-192 (6 col), 560 x 160-192 (2 col)|
|SOUND||Built-in 1 channel loudspeaker|
|SIZE / WEIGHT||46.5 (W) x 34.5 (D) x 19.5 (H) cm (Main unit + FD unit)|
|I/O PORTS||Pal/NTSC, RGB, Composite video, 2 x FDD, Parallel, Serial|
|BUILT IN MEDIA||2 x DD/SD 5.25'' floppy drives|
|OS||DOS 3.3, CP/M, Flex|
|POWER SUPPLY||Built-in switching PSU + fan|
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