Office Computer Wing

This is the Office Computer Wing where I have the computers made for use in the workplace. Even if some actually was used as home computers at that time but the primary use was office. Primary target was word processing, spreadsheets, programming and industrial use.


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Computers were becoming more popular, being used for numerous purposes including; slot machines (see http://www.slotmachinemakers.com/), education purposes, training and the internet. Computers were getting cheaper and more readily available until most offices had one in them.
 
Amstrad
Amstrad PCW8512 (UK 1985)

Klick for original package view! The PCW8512 was primary sold as a word processor. But it is really a general personal computer with a word processor program, LocoScript, bundled. The computer is running CP/M Plus operating system and BASIC and LOGO computer languages are provided. The processor is a Z80 CPU running at 3.4Mhz. The Amstrad had two (2x180K) disc drives and use a special diskette format as many computers did in the 80:s. A disc could be seen here. There is also one model of this computer called PCW8256 with just one disk drive and less memory (256 k). The computer and power supply was built inside the CRT-screen. The screen is a mono display with green characters and capable of displaying graphics at 720 x 256 pixels resolution. A matrix printer connected with a flat cable on the back of the screen is also included in the package. Click picture for a big picture!

Kindly donated by Per-Olof Orrhede


Amstrad PPC640 (UK 1988)

Amstrad tried to make a real low cost portable PC. This is a really funny shaped PC. It can be folded together and carried around with the handle on the short end. The screen is a 9" flip up LCD with poor contrast and probably the reason this computer never made any big success. It is powered by 10 standard D-cells or a external power supply. One 720 K 3½" floppy drive on the right. Standard full size PC-keyboard. External monitor could be connected. There was also a PPC512 model with a lighter color case, otherwise same as 640.
Click here to see a nice big picture of the Amstrad PPC640!

This computer kindly donated by Anders Wahlbom


Amstrad NC100 (UK 1992)

The Amstrad NC100 was an A4-size, portable Z80-based computer, released by Amstrad in 1992. It featured 64 KB of RAM, the Protext word processor, various organiser-like facilities (diary, address book and time manager), a simple calculator, and a version of BBC BASIC.

Its screen was small, eight rows by 80 columns, and not backlit, but this let the NC100 run for up to 20 hours on four standard AA cell batteries. There was an RS232 serial port, a parallel port for connecting a printer, and a PC card socket, by means of which the computer's memory could be expanded up to 1 MB.

Kindly donated Magnus Wassborg

Apple Computers
Apple II europlus (1978 - 1983)

Click for big image!This is really a classic 8 bit computer using a MOS Technology 6502 running at 1 MHz. Apple II was based on Wozniak's Apple I design, but with several additions. First of all a very nice beige plastic case. It also had the possibility to control colors (280x192 6 colors or  40x48 16 colors) and sound (built in speaker). This version has two external 5¼" floppy disk drives. The europlus version had a PAL video modulator for the European market.

This computer kindly donated by Hans Renberg


Apple IIe (1983 - 1993)

Click for big image!The Apple IIe was the third model in the Apple II series of personal computers, produced by Apple Computer. The "e" in the name stood for "enhanced", referring to the fact that several popular features were now built-in that were only available as third party upgrades and add-ons in earlier models. It also improved upon expandability and added a few new features, which all combined, made it very attractive to first-time computer shoppers as a general purpose machine. The Apple IIe has the distinction of being the longest-lived computer in Apple's history, having been manufactured and sold for nearly 11 years with relatively few changes. For this reason, it is the most commonly recognized model in the Apple II line.
See big picture of Apple IIe

This computer kindly donated by Anders Wahlbom


Apple III (1980)

This machine was meant to take over after Apple II but was not very successful. Still using the MOS 6502 but at 1.4 MHz speed. This computer had a 5¼" floppy disk drive built in the case but most people want two drives, one for program and one for data, so an external drive was also available. There was also an 5 MB hard drive available. The computer has four expansion slots, two serial ports and an external disk drive port.

This computer kindly donated by Hans Renberg


Macintosh SE FDHD (1988)

The SE model was introduced to the market in 1987 later followed by this FDHD model with Apple's new 1.4 MB high density floppy disk drive. 20 M hard disk standard. 1 Mb RAM Motorola 68000 processor at 7.8336 MHz. Built-in 9-inch, 512 by 342-pixel bitmapped B/W display. The only real change from the Mac SE to the Mac SE FDHD was the 1.44MB floppy drives. Otherwise everything else is the same. This provided 4.2MB of floppy-based storage! Plus the drives could read/write MS-DOS (IBM) floppies!


Macintosh Portable (1989)

The Macintosh was introduced in 1989 to the high price of $6 500 and sales finished in 1991. It contains a Motorola processor 68HC000 running at 16 MHz. A RAM of 1 MB that could be extended to 16 MB. A 3.5" floppy drive and a SCSI HDD of 40 MB as option. The fold up screen was a 9.8" LCD with no backlite. It came with OS System 6.0.4. A built in trackball to the right of keyboard. The Mac Portable is Apple's first portable Macintosh computer.

Kindly donated Magnus Wassborg   Big picture here


Macintosh Classic (1990)

The Classic model was a "back-to-basics" attempt from Apple in October 1990. It should be considered as a competitor to all inexpensive PC compatible systems hitting the market at that time. It is a low cost concept still using the 68000 at 8 MHz, 1 M RAM, same 9 inch screen as the SE model and a 40 M hard drive. It came with the system 6.0.7 OS. Introduced as the first sub-$1,000 Macintosh in October 1990, the basic Classic came with 1 MB of RAM, a SuperDrive, and space to mount an internal SCSI hard drive.


Macintosh Performa 6200 (1995)

The Performa 6200 is a "Power-PC" from Apple introduced in July 1995. There was a lot of 62XX models different equipped. Inside is a PowerPC 603 running at 75 MHz and 8 to 16 MB of RAM expandable to 64MB using 80ns 72-pin SIMM chips and 1 MB VRAM. It has a 1 Gb hard drive, a 1.44 MB high density floppy and a 4x CD-ROM drive. Ports: an ADB port, 1 SCSI port, a modem and printer port, and microphone and speaker ports. The display is a 15" color Apple MultiScan. It could display either 16-bit color at 640x480 or 8-bit color at 832x624. It came with Mac OS 7.5 preinstalled.

Back in 1995, the Mac Performa was near the top of the line with a 75mhz processor and 16 MB of RAM. The processor speed and RAM almost seems comical compared to modern standards.

Kindly donated by PeO Grenholm


iBook Clamshell (2000)

The iBook was a line of laptop computers sold by Apple Computer from 1999 to 2006. The line targeted entry level, consumer and education markets, with lower specifications and prices than the PowerBook, Apple's higher-end line of laptop computers.

Three distinct designs of the iBook were introduced during its lifetime. The first, known as the "Clamshell", was influenced by the design of Apple's popular iMac line at the time. It was a significant departure from previous portable computer designs due to its shape, bright colors, incorporation of a handle into the casing, lack of a hinged cover over the external ports, and built-in wireless networking.

My iBook is a Clamshell Indigo model M6411 introduced to the market in September 2000. It includes a 366 MHz PowerPC processor, 10 GB ATA HDD and a DC-ROM drive. It also have a USB, FireWire, 10/100 Ethernet and a 56k v.90 modem. Click for big picture!

Kindly donated by Bengt and Cilgia

Bondwell
Bondwell Model 8 (1985)

A portable computer from Bondwell Industrial Co Inc, Fremont, CA, made in Hong Kong 1985. Clearly Thosiba-inspired. It has a backlit LCD display with 80 x 25 characters or 640 x 200 graphic. Built in battery and a 3.5" 720 kb floppy drive. 76 keys keyboard, note the special cursor keys! The US version had a built-in 300 baud modem. An Intel  80C88 processor is running at 4.77 MHz. Shipped with MS-DOS 2.11 and GW BASIC version 2.0. Dimensions are 284 x x78 x 310 mm, Weight 5.5 Kg

Kindly donated by Håkan Fällgren

 

CASIO
CASIO Personal Computer FP-1100 (Japan 1983)

This Casio is a typical "pre-IBM-PC" personal computer from the early eighties. The FP-1100 uses a Zilog Z80 A running at 4 MHz speed. A similar model is FP-1000 with less memory and no color capability. Basic C82 is built in and CP/M could be loaded from diskette. The two 5 ¼" disk drives are located in a separate unit called FP-1020FD. 80 x 25 characters in text mode and in enhanced graphic mode (640 x 400 pixels).
Click here for big picture of FP-1100

Kindly donated by Sture Åström


CASIO FX-750P Personal Computer (Japan 1984)

A very small personal computer from Casio with a single line LCD display with 24 characters. Small "pocket calculator"-keys. 16 KB of RAM memory and BASIC in ROM. A FA-20 docking station is included.

Kindly donated Magnus Wassborg

Commodore
Commodore CBM 4032 (USA 1980)

This computer, sometimes named PET 4032, is the follower to the classic PET 2001 (sadly missing in my collection). Commodore changed the PET name to CBM (Commodore Business Machines). Commodore apparently had legal issues with the "PET" abbreviation. This machine has like the predecessor a MOS 6502 running at 1 MHz, 32K RAM memory and BASIC in ROM. The model number 4032 referes to 40 characters wide display and 32 k RAM. The 12" monocrome screen is integrated with the computer. This computer was normally sold together with the CBM 8050 dual drive floppy disk.

Kindly donated Magnus Wassborg


Commodore PET700/128K (1982) Click for big image!Commodore PET700/128K (USA 1982)

This futuristic designed Commodore was introduced to the market in 1982. In some markets called CBM 710. Some models had floppy disks and even a 7.5 M hard drive built in. This version is manufactured in Germany and contains no disk drives, either floppy or HD. There is an external CBM8050 dual 5¼" disk drive unit attached to it. Green phosphor screen with 80*25 characters. 6509A CPU 1MHz, 40K ROM (with BASIC), 128K RAM

Kindly donated by Staffan Viksén through PeO Grenholm

Compaq
Compaq SLT/286 (USA 1988)

In October 1988, the Compaq SLT/286 debuted. The first computer to use VGA (640-by-480-resolution) graphics, it revolutionized portable displays. The SLT/286 weighed 14 pounds and had a 20MB hard drive, a 12MHz 80C286 processor, a new low-power chip that is among the faster 80286 microprocessors, and it is certainly capable of handling most applications. And it has a detachable keyboard, another first among laptops. Operating system supplied at the time was MS/DOS 2.11.

This computer kindly donated by Dan Kjellarsson, thanks!


Click here for big picture!Compaq LTE/286 (USA 1989)

This notebook computer from Compaq uses an Intel 80C286 processor running at 12 MHz and a socket for a coprocessor 80C287. It was shipped with a Compaq version of MS DOS 3.31. An internal RAM of 640 KB a 3.5" floppy and a 40 MB hard drive. The backlit supertwist LCD display has a CGA compatibility that supports 640 x 200 resolution in four shades of gray. This compact unit weights only 2.8 kg and measures 21.6 cm by 27.9 cm.

This computer kindly donated by Hans Danielsson, thanks!


Compaq Concerto (USA 1992)

I'm happy to be able to include a tablet PC running Microsoft Windows for PEN Computers version 1.0. It is the Compaq Concerto introduced in 1992. It used a special pen placed in the compartment on top of the screen. The pen is powered by three small batteries. The computer is built in the screen and not in the keyboard as a common laptop. this means that the computer could be used as a tablet PC without the separate keyboard.

The Compaq Concerto has a 80486 running at 25 MHz and a 100 meg hard drive. There is a PS2 connection for keyboard or mouse (if you don't wanna use the pen), a parallel- and a RS232 port and a VGA port. The screen is a VGA grayscale backlit LCD.

This computer kindly donated by Tomas Köpman


Compaq LTE Lite/25 (USA 1992)

From Compaq press release: Compaq Computer Corporation is pleased to announce its newest notebook products - a line of full featured, slimline, lightweight notebook personal computers. The COMPAQ LTE Lite/25 and COMPAQ LTE Lite/20 Personal Computers each weigh 6 pounds (2.7 kg). Their dimensions of 8.5 inches by 11.0 inches by 1.75 inches (21.6 cm by 27.9 cm by 4.45 cm) allow each of them to fit into a standard briefcase and to be easily used in small work areas. These notebooks utilize the new Intel 386SL microprocessor, available in 25 and 20 MHz processing speeds, that delivers 386 technology for use in battery powered products.

Kindly donated by Leif Gidlöf


Compaq Armada 7750MT Notebook (USA 1997)

166-MHz Pentium MMX, 64 MB RAM, 2.1 GB hard drive. Compaq Armada 7750 MT has a 12,1"  TFT color screen with 1024 x 768 pixels resolution, 32 MB EDO RAM (expandable to 144 MB).

This computer might be to new to fit in the museum but just wait!

Kindly donated by Leif Gidlöf

Digital
Click for a large image!Digital Rainbow 100  (1982)

With CP/M 86/80 and double 400k 5¼"diskettes.  A twin processor machine (Z80 and 8088) could run both CP/M and PC-DOS but not really IBM PC compatible. It shares the same CRT monitor and keyboard as the DEC VT-terminals, it could easy emulate a VT102 terminal.

 

Ericsson
Ericsson step/one (1983)

Step/one is the Swedish telecom manufacturer Ericsson's first attempt to market a PC. The step/one was produced by Panasonic in Japan. It was said to by IBM-PC compliant but in reality was not. Most of the DOS programs at that time need to be adapted for the step/one. If they could be used at all. No wonder this was not a success. The idea was soon dropped and the step/ones already produced was sold to the Ericsson staff at discount prices to be used as home computers.

Kindly donated by Jimmy Hjelte and Bo Norrgård

Click here for a special page about the Ericsson PC (this page entirely in Swedish language)


Click for big picture!Ericsson PC (1984)

Ericsson made a nice IBM PC clone in 1984 after the fiasco with "Ericsson Step One". This machine was well built and quite successful in Sweden. The screen graphics was not fully IBM-compatible, it has an brown phosphor screen with yellow characters, easy for the eyes. An Intel 8088 processor running at 4.77 MHz of course. The computer was available with 10 M hard and a floppy drive or with just two 5 1/4 floppy disks without hard drive.

Kindly donated by Thomas Gustafsson


Ericsson Portable PC (1985)

Portable PC from the Swedish telecom giant Ericsson (no, they don't make computers any longer). Built in 80 character thermal printer, 8088 processor running at 4,77 MHz , 256-512 kB RAM, 1x360 kB 5¼" FDD,11" Monocrome CGA 640x400 Plasma Display, built in power supply, no battery power. Built in modem as an option. This is the only portable PC produced by Ericsson ever. As an accessory there is a big docking station with network adapter and a hard disk drive.

Click here for a special page about the Ericsson PC

GRiD
Click to see a bigger picture!GRiDCASE 1550sx (1991)

Portable computer with Intel 80386sx processor. 4M RAM. A very robust computer in metal housing. It have a 100 M hard disk, a 1.44 M floppy drive, a hardly visible B/W VGA-LCD screen, a built in 2400 bps modem and weights 5.5 Kg (12 lbs.) without battery or power supply! It was released in 1991. Is this computer really obsolete and belongs in a museum? Absolutely! No one would use a computer like this today!

 

Hewlett-Packard
Hewlett-Packard HP-85B (1983) Click for bigger image!Illustrations from the HP-85B Owners Manual printed in May 1983.Hewlett-Packard HP-85B (1983)

HP introduced this all-in-one computer as HP-85 in 1980. It was followed 1983 by this HP-85B with 64K of RAM-memory. It is a self contained unit with a custom HP CPU,  a 5" 16 x 32 characters CRT, tape cassette drive capable of 210 K and a thermal printer. HP-BASIC and operating system in 32 K ROM. 4 Plug-in module slots on rear of the case. It was also sold as HP-83, a stripped HP-85 without printer and tape drive. More information on HP-80 series could be found at HP Series-80A Controllers Product Support Overview Illustrations from the HP-85B Owners Manual printed in May 1983.

Husky
Husky Fex21 (1999) Click for bigger image!Husky Fex21 (1999)

The Husky Fex21 might be an all too new computer too be a museum item, but just wait! Actually this is the newest computer in the museum but feels really out of time. It includes Windows CE and a lousy 6.5" grayscale LCD touch screen. The keyboard are "pocket calculator"-type. The Husky has 32MB RAM and a 129 MHz MIPS RISC processor, internal 33.6kbps modem, IrDA infrared port and a LiION battery pack. My Husky is fully functioning in original box complete with all accessories, dead battery, manuals and software with plastic wrapping intact. Click for big picture!

Kindly donated by Bengt Fogelberg

IBM
Click to see a bigger picture!IBM Personal Computer (1983)

The very first PC from IBM introduced to the market in 1981. A Intel 8088 processor running at 4.77 MHz. Basic in ROM. 64 K RAM. Cassette recorder interface. With green 12" CRT and later a CGA color screen (I have both). This model is the first Swedish version released 1983 having two 170K 5¼" full height floppy drives, no hard drive.


Click for a large image!IBM Portable PC (1983)

The first portable from IBM, actually an XT with a hard drive 20MB nicely built in a transportable box with a 9" CRT screen. Intel 8088 processor 4.77 MHz, 156-512 kB ram, 2x5¼" 360kB FDD, Weight 13.6 kg  PC-DOS 2.10.

Kindly donated by Göran Östman


Click here for big picture!IBM PS/2 55SX (1989)

Excerpt from the original announcement letter;
The Model 55 SX enhances the Personal System/2 family of systems by offering 32-bit microprocessor compatibility at a price range previously occupied by 16-bit 80286 systems. The desktop system is highlighted by the Micro Channel(TM) Architecture with a 16 MHz 80386SX 32-bit microprocessor, high density memory technology and a wide range of integrated features. With the capability of supporting up to 16MB of high speed real memory, 30MB or 60MB of disk storage, advanced graphics and an optional 80387SX Math Co-Processor, this system provides significant performance improvements for 80286 users.


IBM PS/2 P70 386 (USA 1989)

P stands for portable, it really should be L for "Luggable." The unit weights 9.5 kg. No batteries, you had to plug it in. It comes with DOS 4.0 (wow!). The computer is not a laptop, it is more like a suitcase type. The screen is a orange plasma type with standard VGA resolution at 640x480 pixels that folds out of the case, also the 3,5" floppy drive folds out just enough to slide a disk in. 16-bit MCA bus at 16 MHz (model 031) or 20 MHz (models 061 and 121), Intel 80386 CPU. One 16-bit and one 32-bit Microchannel expansion slots are provided, along with a socket for a 387DX math coprocessor.  The cost in 1989 for a new IBM PS/2 P70 was $4,995.
Click here for a big picture of the IBM P70

IMC
Click to see a bigger picture!IMC Traveller

Portable Intel 80286 IMC. 640 k RAM, a 360 k floppy drive and a 20 M hard drive. 512 K RAM. Backlit LCD-screen that can be angled for best viewing. Have not much information about this computer made in Taiwan.

 

Kaypro Computers

Kaypro 10 (USA 1983)

The Kaypro 10 is a portable computer made of steel plate, no plastic here! The keyboard is attached on the front and acts as a cover to the box, just like the Osborne 1. The carrying handle is located on the back. The Kaypro runs CP/M operating system on a Z-80 and has 64 KB of ram memory. The video display is a 9" green screen displaying 80 x 24 characters. The keyboard has 62 keys and a 14-key calculator style numeric keypad on the right. My Kaypro is modified with Swedish keys. On the back are connectors for parallel printer and a RS-232C connection. The 10 model is a follower to the Kaypro II and it has a 10 MB hard drive included and a single 5¼" floppy drive. Computer made by Kaypro Computers, USA in 1983, the company went bankrupt in 1990.. Click for big picture!

Kindly donated by Anders Wahlbom

Luxor

Click for big picture!Luxor ABC 80 (Sweden 1978)

Swedish cult-computer, Zilog Z80A running at 3 MHz, 16 k RAM (max 64 k), 40 x 25 char B/W monitor with power supply for the computer built in, BASIC in ROM, tape recorder storage (5¼" floppy available later in a separate box), good keyboard.

Computer Kindly donated by Kerstin Svensson
Floppy drives kindly donated by Anders "Mille" Johansson
Go to my special Luxor Page (in Swedish language only) Click for big picture!


Luxor ABC 800 (Sweden 1982)

This is a follow up to the classic ABC 80. I been looking for this one a long time. Still a very robust keyboard with computer built in and power supply in the monitor. Zilog Z80 and 32 KB RAM. The keyboard has function keys and numeric keyboard to the right. Different display alternatives was available color or b/w. My ABC 800 has a monochrome monitor unit called ABC 815. 

Kindly donated by Anders Wahlbom (computer) and Björn Jansson (monitor)
Go to my special Luxor Page (in Swedish language only) Click for big picture!


Click for full picture!Luxor ABC 802 (Sweden 1983)

This Swedish computer is a follow up to the older models ABC 80 and ABC 800. Contains a Z80A processor running at 3 MHz and 64 Kb of internal RAM-memory. Data storage is done on an external  unit with two 160 kbyte 5¼" floppy disks (ABC 830) or cassette recorder (ABC 820). The screen is a monocrome 10" amber (orange) fosfor with 40 or 80 times 24 characters. Built in 24 Kb Basic intepreter "BASIC II" in ROM.

Kindly donated by Kerstin Svensson
Go to my special Luxor Page (in Swedish language only)


Click for full picture!Luxor ABC 806 (Sweden 1983)

This unusual Swedish computer followed after the earlier ABC-80 and ABC-800 models from Luxor. This unit has a divided keyboard with alpha- and numeric keys on separate units. A keyboard as one unit was also available. A Z80 processor that could run CP/M and 32 Kb RAM and 128 Kb graphic memory. Built in Basic. Graphic presentation with 512 x 240 pixels on a monocrome 14" screen, color screens was available as well. This model was later followed by ABC-16 which could run MS-DOS, that model looks just like this one.

Kindly donated by Niklas Edmundsson through Datasalen
Go to my special Luxor Page (in Swedish language only)


Luxor ABC 1600 (Sweden 1985)

This is the last computer from Swedish Luxor. The ABC 1600 is a 68008 based computer running a UNIX version called ABCenix. Not more than about 500 units were produced in the Motala factory. The hard drive could hold 13 Mbyte and a floppy drive could store 640 kbyte on 5 1/4" disks. Internal RAM was 1 Mbyte. The monitor is really unique, it could be turned 90 degrees to switch between portrait and landscape viewing. The setup also features a interesting mouse, made in Switzerland, click to view! Click for big picture!

Kindly donated by Ove Svensson
Go to my special Luxor Page (in Swedish language only)

Osborne
Osborne 1 (1981)

A very nice portable CP/M-machine. Z80A 4 MHz processor, 64 K RAM, built in 5" monochrome screen and two 91K 5¼" floppy drives. 24x53 characters. Built in power supply, no battery. Weight around 12 kg(26,2 lbs). Unit sized to fit under standard airline seat. My Osborne comes complete with manuals and all software on original diskettes. Read more about the Osborne 1 here.

Kindly donated by Birger Murstam

 

Panasonic
Panasonic JB-3000 (1984?)

This Panasonic computer is kind of mystery to me. Can't find any information about it on the internet. I guess it is a ordinary 8088 PC-clone but the external disk units tell me something else. If someone know anything about it, please mail me! Model numbers are: Disk unit JB-3032P, Display JB-3063 and Computer unit JB-3001P. Click here for big picture!

Kindly donated by Hans Læstadius


Panasonic Exec Partner (1986)

This baby was BIG! Has to weigh in at 35 pounds. Has a orange plasma screen and a built-in printer on the back. This is a classic. Nobody could possibly carry this computer around. This model is FT-80 with one 5¼" floppy drive and a hard drive, another model, FT-70, had two 5¼" floppy drives. There is also a big brother to this computer called "Senior Partner" which was even bigger! Click here to se a big picture of the Panasonic Exec Partner

Kindly donated by Christer Grännsjö

The Poqet PC
The Poqet PC (1989)

The Poqet PC is a very small, portable IBM PC compatible computer, introduced in 1989 by Poqet Computer Corporation (Santa Clara, CA) with a price of $2000. The computer was discontinued after Fujitsu Ltd. bought Poqet Computer Corp. It was the first subnotebook form factor IBM-PC compatible computer that ran MS-DOS. The Poqet PC is powered by two AA-size batteries.

Specifications: Size: 8.8 in (220 mm) x 4.3 in (110 mm) x 1 in (25 mm), Weight: 1.2 lb (0.54 kg) w/batteries, Battery life: 50-100 hours (But expect a lot less if running long, cpu-intensive programs(10-20h approx)), Microprocessor: 80C88 / 7 MHz, Memory: 640 KB SRAM, Display: Reflective DSTN (no backlight) Display compatibility: MDA: 80 × 25 characters, CGA: 640 × 200 pixels, PCMCIA: 2 × Type I, Revision 1.0 memory card slots, Secondary storage: Drive A: 512 KB-2 MB PCMCIA (not included) Drive B: 512-2 MB PCMCIA (not included), Drive C: 768 KB ROM drive with MS-DOS 3.3 and PoqetTools, Drive D: 22 KB volatile RAM drive, Built-in software: MS-DOS 3.3, PoqetLink, and PoqetTools. Big picture

Kindly donated by Göran Hasse

Toshiba
Click to see a bigger picture!Toshiba T1000 (1987)

One of the first real laptops, no hard drive, 720 kb 3.5" floppy, 640x200 LCD B/W screen CGA compatible, battery power with external 9 VDC power supply/charger. CPU 80C88 at 4.77 MHz and 512 KB RAM memory. Weight 3.5 kg (6.4 lbs). Includes Toshiba MS-DOS 2.11 in 256K ROM.


Click to see a bigger picture!Toshiba T1200 (1989)

The follower to T1000 now including a 20 M hard drive and 1M RAM. One 720 KB 3.5" floppy drive (there was also one model with 2 floppy and no hard drive). Still a lousy LCD B/W 640*200 pixel screen. 80C86-1 processor at 4.77 MHz and 80C87 coprocessor socket. OS: Toshiba MS-DOS 3.30. Features: AutoResume, "Hard Ram", Intelligent power supply with "Gas Gauge"(!) Weight 11.4 lbs.


Click to see a bigger picture!Toshiba T3100/20 (1987)

Bigger model from Toshiba with a quite good orange 640*400 plasma screen. CPU: 80286-8 (8/4.77MHz). 640 Kb RAM, 20 M hard drive and 720 K floppy. MS-DOS 3.2. Built in 2400 bps modem and power supply. Connectors for one serial and one parallel accessory, external CRT and external 5 1/4 360 Kb floppy drive. Operating system: Toshiba MS-DOS 2.11 shipped with earlier models, MS-DOS 3.2 shipped later. Weight 6.6 kilo, size 308*80*360 mm.

Kindly donated by Lennart Pettersson


Toshiba T3200SXC (1992)

"The ultimate in PC perfection for professionals" from the flyer. Bigger, faster and colorful model from Toshiba with a 386 processor. A TFT color LCD display 640 x 480 pixels (VGA standard), Shipped with 1 MB RAM and a 120 MB hard disk drive, a internal 3.5" floppy drive was also included. MS-DOS 4.01 was the state of the art at the time. Built in power supply, the computer weight was 7.9 kilo.

Kindly donated by Birger Murstam


Click for big picture!Toshiba Satellite 100CS (Japan 1995)

One of the newest computers in the museum. Maybe too new to fit in the museum, anyway I got it for free so it will stay here. Portable computers tend to older faster then desk top models do. It will very soon be a museum item. Just wait and see...

This computer runs Windows 95 with an Intel Pentium 75 MHz CPU, 8 Meg ram and a 512 MB hard drive. Serial and parallel port. Floppy drive 1,44 MB. "Product of Japan Assembled in F.R. Germany of domestic and imported components." this is what the sign on the base says. Click for big picture!

Kindly donated by Sture Åström

Zenith
Zenith Z-171 (USA 1985)

This is one of the first portable PC clone computers with back lighted LCD screen at 640 x 200 px. It has a nice blue light with a very narrow viewing angle. Also OEM:ed as "Osborne Encore", manufactured by Morrow. The fold out keyboard folds up to protect the screen during transport. The Z-171 holds an Intel 80c88 microprocessor at 4,77 MHz. 2 x 5.25" floppy disks each holding 360 KB, one could be replaced with a 10 MB hard drive in a special upgrade kit.

Click for big picture!   Kindly donated by Leif Gidlöf