Philips NMS 1255
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The Philips NMS 1255 is a data communication package consisting of a modem cartridge and software on disk. It was only available in the Netherlands and had a fixed Dutch telephone connector.

The same device is also known as the Miniware M4000

  • Modem with integrated RS-232C interface without ROM, which can operate at different speeds
    • CCITT V21 - 300 BAUD Bi-Directional
    • CCITT V23 - 1200 BAUD receive, 75 BAUD send
  • Disk contains version "1.7 - NMS 8961/23" of the Philips MSX Data Communications software created by Computer Mates, a UK company.

It was also marketed for use with Home Office 2.

Brand Philips
Type NMS 1255
Year 1987
Region Netherlands
Official price NL: ƒ499
Package content Modem cartridge
3.5" single-sided disk
Instruction manual


Philips NMS 1255 box and content
Philips NMS 1255 box
Philips NMS 1255 content of box