OLIVETTI PHILOS 33 B/N

Year 1992 Initial price: $3855   In 1992 Olivetti got on the market seven notebooks with the dimensions of a sheet of letterhead paper. The Philos line. Philos Model 33 is offered two versions, B / N and Color. The built-in microphone and speaker lets you use it as a digital audio recorder. The PCMCIA…

Apple Powerbook 140

Initial Price: US$3,199 Year: October 1991   The PowerBook 140 was released in the first line of PowerBooks. It was the mid-range PowerBook, between the low-end 100 and the high-end 170. Component Processor: Motorola 68030, running at 16 MHz RAM: 2 MB on board, can be expanded to 8 MB ROM: 1 MB Hard disk: 20-80 MB Floppy disk: 1.44 MB Superdrive Systems supported: System…

Epson HX-20 (The granddaddy of all notebooks)

Year: 1982 Initial Price: $800   The HX-20 revolutionised computing in the early 80’s. Arguably the first notebook, it was definitely the first truly portable system at a reasonable price. It was preceded by a series of sewing-machine-cased, mains-powered luggables such as the Osborne 1 and Kaypro, weighing as much as 12kg and barely fitting…

IBM PS/2 L40SX

Year: 1991 Initial Price: $5,995   CPU 386SX-20(MHz) RAM 2MB up to 18MB HDD\Floppy 20\40\80 MB Drive\ 3.5 inch drive Graphics VGA Display (640×480) STN Display This Computer was having a bad display and a faulty HDD Connector. It took me 2 weeks to finish this project. All working now!   See more on Facebook  

Highscreen 486 SX 25

Year: 1993 Initial Price: $1150   The Highscreen 486 SX 25 was a computer designed to out-stand the Toshiba T1900 Notebook computer. Because of its light weight and its big battery pack this notebook was bought as a desktop replacement power tool that you could take with you on the go. This computer was manufactured for…

Epson Equity LT

Year: 1989 Initial Price: ?   The Epson Equity LT (model Q150A) Measurements are 12.2″ deep by 13.6″ wide by 3.2″ high. Standard RAM is 640K; ROM is 16K. Epson uses the V30 microprocessor, with dual speed of 4.77 or 10 MHz. Epson includes MS-DOS 3.2, GW-BASIC. To the left of the DIP switches are…

Olivetti M15

Year: 1985 Initial Price: $ 5999   CPU: 80C88 (4.77 MHz) ROM: 16K bytes RAM: User RAM: 256K bytes, 512K bytes depending on con- figuration. Video RAM: 16K bytes CLOCK: Battery-backed clock/calender Minifloppy Two 3.5″disk drives. disk drive: Diskettes used: double sided, double density, 135 t.p.i. No. of heads: 2 No. of cylinders (tracks): 80…

IBM ThinkPad 560E type 2640

YEAR: 1996 INITIAL PRICE: $ 2100 CPU: Intel Pentium MMX 166 MHz RAM: 16 MB EDO RAM STORAGE:  HDD 2.1gB and 1.44FDD Drive Sound: Sound Blaster 16/Pro OS Provided: Microsoft Windows 95 Video: 2 mB (800X600) Visit us on Facebook.

Siemens Nixdorf PCD-5ND

Year: 1995 Initial Price: $ 3200 Processor: Intel Pentium 75Mhz RAM: 24Mb EDO HDD: 810mB \Seagate Marathon Battery: LI-ION Keyboard: German Layout (QWERTZ) Power source: Power Adapter 22.8V 2.0 A (or 19V 2.5A)   This PC was bought in February 2017 and it had the 810Mb HDD broken. It originally had Windows3.11 on it but…

NEC MULTISPEED

Year: 1986 Initial Price: 2200$   Processor: NEC V30 4.7Mhz and 9.5 Mhz RAM Disk: up to 126kB RAM: 640Kb Storage: 2X720kB FDD units The unit had a bad power supply and bad jumper config. Fully functional, runs MS-DOS 3.30. See more on Facebook. See more on Google Docs.

Olivetti M111

Manufacturer: Olivetti YEAR: 1987   M111 Model no. XP-1021 Motherboard Pegasus Inc. LTA2-0001-01 Rev.C10 CPU NEC V30 D70116L-10Mhz Memory 640K RAM HDD Conner CP-3027 20MB FDD 3.5″ 720kb Main battery 12V 2200mAh BIOS battery 3-5FT 3.6V 50mAh AC Power Supply output 17V 2.4A Operating System DOS 3.30 Dimensions 13″wide x 14.5″deep x 4″ high Weight 15lbs…

Sharp PC-4500 (4502)

Manufacturer: Sharp Corporation (Osaka, Japan) YEAR: 1987 Initial Price: $5899   LIKE US ON FACEBOOK Reference: PC-4500 Processor: Nec V40 at 7.16 MHz or equivalent (compatible with i80188) Memory: 256 KB or 640 KB RAM expandable to 1.6 MB Including 1 MB of EMS memory Display: CGA compatible monochrome LCD display (Backlit on models 4502…

Toshiba 300 CDS Mint Condition

Year: 1997 Initial Price : $2999   Laptop Model TOSHIBA 300 CDS CPU Pentium 166 MMX RAM 32 MB EDO Hard Disk 2.1 GB Graphic Card SVGA/VGA compatible, dual display mode, PCI bus. Video Memory 2 MB Screen 12.1″ TFT CD-ROM 16X Floppy 1.44 MB, 3.5″ Mouse Serial 3-buttons mouse Sound Card 16 Bit stereo,…

Olivetti Echos 44 Color (1st Best Design Award)

YEAR: 1993 INITIAL PRICE: $4.297 LIKE US ON FACEBOOK The Olivetti Echos 44 Color is a personal computer (PC) made by the Italian company Olivetti, designed by Michele De Lucchi. Thanks to the special design, the computer has won several design awards, including the MAU Industrial Design Award-Selezione and Compasso D’Oro-Selezione, ADI. It was built…

IBM ThinkPad 701CS (a.k.a. the Butterfly)

Initial Price: ? Year:1995 Once opened, the keyboard on the 701C (nicknamed the Butterfly ) extends past the chassis sides to give you the largest and most comfortable keyboard in its class. But when you turn on the unit, what really pops out is the impressive 10.4-inch display. Our review unit sported a TFT (thin-film…

Compaq Contura 4\25

YEAR:1993 Initial Price: $3400 With the introduction of the INTEL 80486 processors back in 1989, COMPAQ equipped its Contura “All-in-One” notebook series 2820 with these faster chips. Also the 80486 had a mathematical co-processor integrated in the CPU. 4/25[Specifications] i486SX-S (SL enhanced 486SX) running at 25MHz passive matrix gray scale VGA display, 16 shades (640×480) high resolution,…

Tandy 1110HD

YEAR: 1992 INITIRAL PRICE: 1199 USD LIKE US ON FACEBOOK The 1110 HD was introduced in 1992. The specifications of the Tandy were not spectacular as it was considered a lower middle class laptop. It was still very impressive at its time of release, which proved it to be more successful that it’s competitors. Processor: 8 bit NEC…

FIC SportSX – just over 1000 ever made because of Copyright issues

YEAR: 1987 INITIAL PRICE: ??? FIC Sport SX was a laptop manufactured by FIC (First International Computer, Inc.)  and released in 1987. It featured a 40 MB hard drive that was about twice the capacity used in those days, it has and incredible 8 MHz Intel 80286 CPU and a monochrome gas-plasma display. This laptop is so Rare…

Toshiba T1900 (a shape of the future, not a copy of the past)

YEAR: 1993 INITIAL PRICE: 3899USD LIKE US ON FACEBOOK “Getting a head start is rare these days. Starting in front is almost unheard of. But that’s the feeling you get when you own a Toshiba notebook. The confidence that comes from knowing that what’s standard for Toshiba means leadership for the industry. The T1900 Series…

Zenith ZWL-184-02 SuperSport (Very Rare)

Year: 1986 Initial Price: 3999 USD   This 4.77 MHz 8086 “Luggable” laptop, the Zenith SuperSport ZWL-184-02 is a very rare model from the mid. 80`s. This particular unit was made in 1986 and was used in some of the gov service department from the US back in the days. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK Manufacturer: Zenith Data…

IBM PS/2 Note N33Sx Type 8533 (before the Thinkpads)

Year: 1991 Initial Price: 2990 US Dollars LIKE US ON FACEBOOK The Personal System/2 or PS/2 was IBM‘s third generation of personal computers released in 1987. The PS/2 line was created by IBM in an attempt to recapture control of the PC market by introducing an advanced yet proprietary architecture. IBM‘s considerable market presence plus…

IBM Thinkpad 345C (Top of the 25 Greatest PCs of All Time)

YEAR: 1992 INITIAL PRICE: 2375 US Dollars LIKE US ON FACEBOOK Among the first IBM’s to use the Thinkpad name As IBM president 1914 to 1956, Thomas J. Watson, Sr. enjoyed using the phrase “THINK!” to motivate and inspire his employees. This simple word has become deeply embedded in IBM’s corporate culture ever since. Decades…

IBM ThinkPad 380 Series

Year: 1997 Initial Price: 2199 USD IBM ThinkPad 380 was a notebook computer manufactured in 1997 by IBM as part of their ThinkPad laptop series. Notable for incorporating a CD-ROM and a floppy drive. I own all IBM Thinkpad 380 series. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK Models IBM ThinkPad 380E — The 380E model introduced several additional features,…

COMPAQ LTE Elite 4/75CX

YEAR: 1993 INITIAL PRICE: 3299 USD The Compaq LTE was a line of laptop computers made by Compaq, introduced in 1989. The first models, the Compaq LTE and the Compaq LTE 286, were among the first computers to be close to the size of a paper notebook, spurring the use of the term “notebook” to describe a…

TOSHIBA T1200XE (first laptop with “Resume-mode” technology)

YEAR: 1987 INITIAL PRICE: 6499 USD   The Toshiba T1200XE was a laptop manufactured by the Toshiba Corporation, first made in 1987. It was an upgraded version of the Toshiba T1100 Plus. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK It was equipped with an Intel 80C86 processor at 12 MHz, 1 MB RAM expandable to 5 MB of which 384 kB…

THE COMPAQ LTE\286

YEAR: 1989 INITIRAL PRICE: 4499 USD LIKE US ON FACEBOOK  The LTE was introduced in 1989 and was one of the first models to be the size of a notebook, thus the term “notebook computer”, the LTE model name was considered to mean “Lite” as a reference to the LTE’s small size and weight of…

Toshiba T1000

Year: 1987 Initial Price: 1199 USD   The Toshiba T1000 was a laptop computer manufactured by the Toshiba Corporation in 1987. It had a similar specification to the IBM PC Convertible, with an 4.77 MHz 80C88 processor, 512 kB of RAM, and a monochrome CGA-compatible LCD. Unlike the Convertible, it includes a standard serial port and…