Apricot FTe

Motherboard Layout
Motherboard Revision Summary
BIOS Revision Summary
Parts List
Parts Identification

TE Add-on Installation Guide
TF Add-on Installation Guide Rev 2

Ethernet Options
Disk Drives
Additional Options
Rear Panel
Product Code Prefix

Information sourced from Mitsubishi Electric's Insight CD pages.


As with FTs, this machine is designed to be a network file server, but targets the smaller network installation.

Bus Architecture MCA
Processor Intel 80486SX-25
Intel 80486DX-25
Intel 80486DX2-50
Intel 80486DX-33
Intel 80486DX2-66
Video EVGA On-board
Memory 1 MB to 16 MB on-board
Floppy Disk Drive 3.5" and/or 5.25"
Hard Disk Drive up to 4x 3.5" half height (SCSI)
Networking via expansion card
Security On-board
Expansion Options 8x 32-bit slots

Hard Drives

MB Make Model Type Part Number
50 Quantum LPS52S SCSI TE48232
100 Quantum LPS105S SCSI TE48233
200 Maxtor LXT-213SY SCSI TE48234
380 IBM 0661 SCSI TE48235
510 Maxtor LXT-535SY SCSI TE48236
1,200 Maxtor MXT-1240S SCSI TE50199
150 Archive Viper 150 SCSI TE48229
525 Archive Viper 525 SCSI TE49467
1.3GB Archive Python SCSI TE49468
2 MB Sony MP-F17W-0A 3.5"

Ethernet Options

3Com 32 bit bus master Ethernet card, thin/thick wire (3C527B) XB50379
3Com 16 bit Ethernet card, thin/thick wire (3C523B) XB48125
3Com 16 bit Ethernet card, UTP/thick wire (3C523B-TP) XB48127
IBM Token Ring 4/16Mb/s LAN card (25F9528) XB49546

Additional Options

Apricot LOC Technology security.
Co - Processor
486SX 80487SX-25 XB48848

Rear Panel

Product Code Prefix

TE FTe (Panther Rev D)
TF FTe (Panther Rev F)

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