what was the first color portable?

Fred Cisin cisin at xenosoft.com
Sun Jan 22 15:24:19 CST 2006


On Sat, 21 Jan 2006, Chris M wrote:
> I FINALLY got my TI portable professional in the mail
> today. Nearly 50 lbs oi. Did anything sporting a color
> crt predate this unit? Whos going to help me retrofit
> a more modern and snappy tube?

I'd strongly recommend to NEVER ask "FIRST?"!
The Commodore SX64 was one of the first TO BE MASS PRODUCED.

But there were MANY before that.
The Elcompco (Model V?) was built into a Halliburton attache case (like
the drug dealers use), and had provision for connecting the viewfinder
from a TV camera for use as a portable display.



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