Re: [midatlanticretro] Visual Computer
- Cool find! The specs on the oldcomputers.net page agree with the specs in Mike
Nadeau's book, "Collectible Microcomputers."
By the way, Mike emailed me today, and said he has a work committment (he's
just been promoted) and so he can't attend the TCF. But he still will send us
some copies of his book to give away as prizes, etc.
--- billdeg <billdeg@...> wrote:
>Evan's personal homepage: www.snarc.net
> And when you least expect it...
> I run an ad in the local newspaper (Wilmington News Journal) each
> week under the name "The Delaware Computer Museum" and I have been
> pleased to find that this ad has shaken free some hidden gems from
> my area.
> I run the "museum" at my office. I have about 1/2 my collection
> there in the lobby and back room, the rest are at home in my
> workshop. If you are in Wilmington Delaware stop by. I have micros
> from 77-89 on display.
> Anyway, today a man came in holding a primitive laptop computer
> called the "Visual Commuter". This brand I had not seen before, but
> I knew to be one of the first laptops. Everything works.
> I will put up pictures on my web site some day
> (vintagecomputer.net), but in the mean time here are two links that
> pretty much sum this bugger up.
> I believe that the original owner purchased this computer from DAK
> surplus because I have all of the items (same monitor, software, and
> printer) pictured on the link above.
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