Commodore PC-I

As the name states, this was Commodore’s entry into the PC-market.  The PC-I was a lightweight PC featuring MS-DOS 3.1 and GW Basic.
The PC-market was really where the business-line of machines were to be found and Commodore tried to enter this market with a system that was, unfortunately,  not superior than the competition…

Furthermore the market had evolved when it came to PC clones (such as Compaq and Dell) resulting in rapid price drops of these high-end business machines, eventually leading to the unification of the home and business computer market.  Commodore, once ruler of the home computer market with its C64 now saw people moving away to the PC market and not choosing the Commodore machines as their prime instruments…  and they didn’t have anything special on offer, except for the Amigas.

This combined with the fact that they didn’t effectively pitch the Amigas as the multi media computer it was and do things like the Macintosh, they lost their bearings… and the rest is history…