The Challenger PC was designed for a customer requiring a rugged,
reliable industrial computer with Pentium class performance. The
system contained a high specification little board VNS-686 (now obsolete),
a laptop hard disk and a miniature mains power supply.
All the I/O was brought out of the back of the chassis with familiar
PC type connectors. Such interfaces were 4 serial ports, parallel
port, floppy interface, UW SCSI interface, RJ-45 network interface,
AUI network interface, VGA, ps/2 keyboard, ps/2 mouse and mains inlet.
The chassis is small compared to a standard PC enclosure at only 240mm
* 260mm * 70mm. The Challenger PC was successfully CE certified by