Philips mini computers

Adrian Stoness tdk.knight at
Sat Oct 26 19:45:01 CDT 2019

phillips when they ventured into the mini world start out by rebadging the
honeywell 316 witch i think is what your talking about

On Sat, Oct 26, 2019 at 7:38 PM Paul Koning via cctalk <
cctalk at> wrote:

> > On Oct 26, 2019, at 5:00 AM, nico de jong via cctech <
> cctech at> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > Back in the 70's and 80's Philips had a quite popular series of mini
> computers called P800, which also branched out to the PTS series and
> possibly other.
> I don't remember those; I do remember a Philips mini called the PR8000.
> That was apparently designed for industrial control, at least judging by
> the marketing brochure I have for it.  It's the machine on which I learned
> assembly language programming.  24 bit machine, French mnemonics.  Very
> interesting interrupt system.  I've never seen any documents about it other
> than that one short 10-page marketing sheet.
> Then there was a 16 bit Philips minicomputer, P9200?  Saw it at the
> Evoluon in Eindhoven where it controlled an interactive sculpture called
> the Senster.  That has been preserved apparently; it would be neat to do a
> simulation of it.
>         paul

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