NEC APC character set

NEC APC is an 8-bit character set developed by NEC for the NEC APC, a CP/M-86 and MS-DOS-compatible personal computer in 1983.[1][2] These were a contemporary competitor for the IBM PC, although eclipsed by fully PC-compatible computers.

Character set[edit]

  Letter   Number   Punctuation   Symbol   Other  Undefined

NEC APC character set[2]
_0 _1 _2 _3 _4 _5 _6 _7 _8 _9 _A _B _C _D _E _F
0_
0
NUL
0000

25B6
STX
0002
ETX
0003
EOT
0004
ENQ
0005
ACK
0006
🔔
1F514

2B06

27A1

25C7

2B07
FF
000C

2B05
SO
000E
SI
000F
1_
16
DLE
0010
DC1
0011
¯
00AF

2212
÷
00F7
×
00D7
SYN
0016

25AF

25AE

25AC
SUB
001A
ESC
001B
FS
001C
GS
001D
RS
001E

25AD
2_
32
SP
0020
!
0021
"
0022
#
0023
$
0024
%
0025
&
0026
'
0027
(
0028
)
0029
*
002A
+
002B
,
002C
-
002D
.
002E
/
002F
3_
48
0
0030
1
0031
2
0032
3
0033
4
0034
5
0035
6
0036
7
0037
8
0038
9
0039
:
003A
;
003B
<
003C
=
003D
>
003E
?
003F
4_
64
@
0040
A
0041
B
0042
C
0043
D
0044
E
0045
F
0046
G
0047
H
0048
I
0049
J
004A
K
004B
L
004C
M
004D
N
004E
O
004F
5_
80
P
0050
Q
0051
R
0052
S
0053
T
0054
U
0055
V
0056
W
0057
X
0058
Y
0059
Z
005A
[
005B
\
005C
]
005D
^
005E
_
005F
6_
96
`
0060
a
0061
b
0062
c
0063
d
0064
e
0065
f
0066
g
0067
h
0068
i
0069
j
006A
k
006B
l
006C
m
006D
n
006E
o
006F
7_
112
p
0070
q
0071
r
0072
s
0073
t
0074
u
0075
v
0076
w
0077
x
0078
y
0079
z
007A
{
007B
|
007C
}
007D
~
007E
DEL
007F
8_
128

2581

2582

2583

2584

2585

2586

2587

2588

258F

258E

258D

258C

258B

258A

2589

253C
9_
144

2534

252C

251C

2524

 

2500

2502

 

250C

2510

2514

2518

256D

256E

256F

2570
A_
160
NBSP
00A0

2265

2215

2217

2264

2215
 
 

2191
½
00BE

2193

2190

2192

 

 

 
¼
00BC
B_
176

00B0
³
00B3
τ
00B2

2074

2075

2076
ε
0395
ρ
03C1
σ
03C3
ψ
03C8
Ω
03A9
Γ
0393

2070
ο
03BF
κ
03BE
Σ
03A3
C_
192
α
03A1
ν
03BD
Δ
0394
β
03B2
ξ
03BE
η
03B7
θ
03B8
¹
00B9
±
00B1
υ
03C5
π
03C0

2227
²
00B2

2295
¯
00AF

 
D_
208
¢
00A2
ω
00B9

00A9
γ
00AE

2077

2078

2079
ι
03B9
φ
03C6

2260
χ
03C7
°
00B0

 
ζ
03B6
λ
03BB
μ
03BC
E_
224

2550

255E

256A

2561

25E2

25E3

25E5

25E4

2660

2663

2665

2666

25CF

25CB

2571

2572
F_
240

2573

2508

250A

 

 

 

 

 

2320

2321

23A1

23A3

23A4

23A6

23B2

23B3

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Necis [sic] Joins 16-Bit Auction By Releasing APC System". Computerworld: 45–46. 1982-05-31. (NB. The article contains an obvious transmission error, the company's name is NEC Information Systems, Inc., not Necis.)
  2. ^ a b NEC Information Systems, Inc. (November 1983). Advanced Personal Computer - MS-DOS System Programmer's Guide (PDF) (REV 00 ed.). NEC Corporation. part number 819-000104-3001. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2016-11-25. Retrieved 2016-11-25.

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