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Images of BIOS ROMs for Certain XT Clones



BIOS source From a TurboXT clone          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier archeocomp at the Vintage Computer Forums, NOV13
BIOS chip type 2764
BIOS contains the string "8088-BIOS (C) 1985,1986, AMI"
Comment Contains the date "01/31/89" at the start and at the end.
Download AMI 8088-BIOS 31JAN89.BIN



BIOS source Motherboard: labelled X'GOLDEN BOARD          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier jh1523 at the Vintage Computer Forums, JUL15
BIOS chip type 2764
BIOS contains the string "S.pecial I.ntegrated D.esigns Co. BIOS For PC,XT-16  Version 4.1"
Comments 1. Photo of BIOS ROM is in the ZIP file.
2. Possibly made by Golden Star Technology Inc.
Download SID BIOS version v4.1.zip
Motherboard photo Photo           (3 MB)



BIOS source Motherboard: labelled X'GOLDEN TURBO-BOARD          (CPU: 8088 @ 8 MHz)
Supplier modem7 at the Vintage Computer Forums
BIOS chip type 2764
BIOS contains the string "T U R B O - XT 1986 Speed 4.77/8.00MHz Version 3.10"
Comments 1. Same as the ROM in the Bitcom motherboard within my Skai XT clone.
2. The date at the end appears to be partially corrupted.
3. Possibly made by Golden Star Technology Inc.
Download Turbo_XT_3.10_2764.bin
Motherboard photo Photo           (10 MB)



BIOS source Motherboard: PIM-TB10-Z, by DTK          (CPU: 8088 @ 10 MHz)
Supplier modem7 at the Vintage Computer Forums
BIOS chip type 2764
BIOS contains the string "DTK Corp. COMPUTER '88 DTK/ERSO/BIOS 2.42 (C) 1986"
Comment User's manual is here
Download DTK_ERSO_2.42_2764.bin
Motherboard photo Photo           (10 MB)



BIOS source Motherboard: Unbranded XT clone          (CPU: V20)
Supplier modem7 at the Vintage Computer Forums
BIOS chip type 2764
BIOS contains the string "XT BIOS V2.05 COPYRIGHT Award Software Inc. 1986"
"(C)Award 1986 IBM COMPATIBLE"
"SUPERWAVE ELECTRONIC CO., LTD."
Download Award_XT_2.05_2764.bin
Motherboard photo Photo           (1 MB)



BIOS source Motherboard: Unbranded XT clone          (CPU: 8088 @ 8 MHz)
Supplier SomeGuy at the Vintage Computer Forums, MAY17
BIOS chip type 2764
BIOS contains the string "ETHOM Associates Inc. Personal Computer Version 1.1F"
Download BIOS ROM - ETHOM Associates - version 1.1F
Motherboard photo Photo           (1 MB)



BIOS source Motherboard: From a generic XT clone          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier SomeGuy at the Vintage Computer Forums, DEC13
BIOS chip type ????
Contains the strings "Copyright (c) 1984,1985,1986 Phoenix Technologies Ltd"
"ROM BIOS Ver 2.27"
"YANGTECH.INC"
Download Phoenix XT clone BIOS V2.27 dated 29MAY86.zip



BIOS source Motherboard: Micro Universe          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier MikeS at the Vintage Computer Forums, APR08
BIOS chip type ????
Contains the strings "Copyright (c) 1984,1985,1986 Phoenix Technologies Ltd"
"ROM BIOS Ver 2.51"
"Micro-Universe ver 1.0B"
Download Phoenix XT clone BIOS V2.51 dated 21JAN87.zip



BIOS source From a "ALCO 8MHz" machine          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier kishi at the Vintage Computer Forums, MAR10
BIOS chip type ????
Contains the strings "I.B.M..Copyright (c) 1984,1985,1986 Phoenix Technologies Ltd"
"ROM BIOS Ver 2.27"
Download ALCO8MHz.bin



BIOS source Samtron 88S, an XT clone computer made by Samsung
Supplier modem7 at the Vintage Computer Forums
BIOS chip type 27C256
Contains the strings "IBM COMPATIBLE 88 BIOS COPYRIGHT Award Software Inc."
 "8088 Modular BIOS Version 3.0F, Copyright (c) Award Software Inc."
 "SAMTRON 88S Ver 2.0A - SAMSUNG CO., LTD. 1989"
 "Hyosung Computer"
Comments 1. Motherboard contains on-board RTC and floppy controller.
2. Computer can boot from either of its two floppy drives.
Download samsung_samtron_88s_vers_2.0a.bin



BIOS source Motherboard: Unbranded XT clone          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier cr1901 at the Vintage Computer Forums, JUN13
BIOS chip type 2764
Contains the strings "EXCEL-TURBO Computer"
 "9/20/1985 Version 3.1"
Comments 1. Almost identical to the 'Turbo_XT_3.10' BIOS above.
Download EXCEL-TURBO_Computer_3.1_2764.bin



BIOS source From an "American XT Computer"          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier SomeGuy at the Vintage Computer Forum, DEC13
BIOS chip type ????
Contains the strings "American XT Computer"
"(C) 1986 For American XT BIOS V.1.32"
Download American XT BIOS V.1.32.zip



BIOS source Motherboard: Unbranded XT clone          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier SomeGuy at the Vintage Computer Forums, DEC13
BIOS chip type ????
BIOS contains the string "Copyright (C) Faraday Electronics 1983"
Download Faraday Electronics 1983.zip



BIOS source Laser Turbo XT, an XT clone computer made by VTech
Supplier 3pcedev at the Vintage Computer Forums, JUN14
BIOS chip type 27C64
Contains the strings "BIOS V1.11"
"Copyright 1986,87 Central Point Software, Inc."
Comment Manuals are here
Download VTech - Laser Turbo XT - BIOS - V1.11 - 27C64D.bin



BIOS source Laser XT/3, an XT clone computer made by VTech
Supplier Robin4 at the Vintage Computer Forums, DEC14
BIOS chip type 27C64
Contains the strings "BIOS V1.26"
"Copyright 1986-1989 Central Point Software, Inc."
Comments 1. According to Robin4, there are two ROMs, both with identical contents.   !!!
2. Operations manual is here
Download VTech - Laser XT3 - BIOS - V1.26 - 27C64.bin



BIOS source Motherboard: labelled 'SUPER 10-B1'          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier KenKo of the forum at http://www.phantom.sannata.ru/forum
BIOS chip type 27C64
Contains the strings "Copyright (c) 1984,1985,1986 Phoenix Technologies Ltd"
"ROM BIOS Ver 2.51"
Comments 1. Almost identical to the 'Phoenix XT clone BIOS V2.51 dated 21JAN87' BIOS above.
2. Photo of BIOS chip is in the ZIP file.
3. Main motherboard chip is an ACER M1101.
Download SUPER 10-B1 - Phoenix BIOS V2.51.zip
Motherboard photo Photo



BIOS source Motherboard: Hedaka HED-919          (CPU: 80286)
Supplier alecv at the Vintage Computer Forums
BIOS chip type 27C64
Contains the string "80286 CPU BIOS VERSION 3.28f"
Comments A 286 based XT clone
Download Hedaka_HED-919_bios_version_3.28f.zip
Motherboard photo Photo



BIOS source Motherboard: Unbranded XT clone          (CPU: 8088 @ 4.77 MHz)
Supplier giobbi at the Vintage Computer Forums
BIOS chip type 2764
BIOS contains the strings "86(C) TD3.86 ID:75102637"
"COPAM(C) 1985"
"Author:Thomas Lao"
Comment BIOS chip is labelled: TD 03.86
Download Clone XT BIOS - TD3.86 ID 75102637.bin



BIOS source Motherboard: Topstar 88T, by Hyosung          (CPU: 8088)
Supplier Interstate 8088 at the Vintage Computer Forums
BIOS chip type 27128
BIOS contains the strings "8088/86 Modular BIOS Version 3.0 10/21/87"
"Copyright (c) Award Software Inc."
Comment Motherboard contains on-board:
    -  'Paradise' CGA
    -  floppy controller  (connector labelled DISC)  (supporting 4 drives on the one connector)
    -  RTC
    -  parallel port  (connector labelled PR)
    -  two serial ports  (connectors labelled ASYNC1 and ASYNC2)  (pinout)
    -  Light pen connector
Download Hyosung Topstar 88T - BIOS version 3.0.bin
Motherboard photo Photo