Collections of (physically) small computers
evan at snarc.net
Sun Oct 29 17:34:46 CST 2006
I have a collection of approximately 50 electronic organizers, "pocket"
computers, and PDAs from the mid-1970s to early 1990s.
Now I'm getting into Big Iron .... vintage laptops. Hey, it's all
From: Fred Cisin [mailto:cisin at xenosoft.com]
Sent: Sunday, October 29, 2006 4:26 PM
To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
Subject: Re: Collections of (physically) small computers
On 10/29/06, Jules Richardson <julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > I suppose my Acorn System One is probably my smallest system - two
> > Eurocards, about 100 x 160 x 30mm in size, complete with built-in
> > keypad, display, tape, and expansion interfaces.
> > My Sinclair ZX81 is probably next - but of course lacks a display so
> > needs a TV in order to really be useful...
On Sun, 29 Oct 2006, Josef Chessor wrote:
> My actual smallest whole computer are probably my Apple Newton
> MessagePads (OMP, 110, or 130). Second to that is my Dauphin DTR-1
> with keyboard and pen, and the last of the complete small systems are
> probably my Epson PX-8s, and my TRS-80 Model 100s. I miss my Timex
Epson RC20: Z80 computer in wrist watch form factor Nobody ever ported CP/M
"ROM Roader" (which I don't have): external unit to copy EPROMs into it
through the serial port
Ruputer: palm pilot like computer in wrist watch form factor
Fossil: Palm OS 4.1 in wrist watch form factor. USB port
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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