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Re: [midatlanticretro] Pretty much OT: need a part for a digital (brand) laptop

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  • Bill Degnan
    oh., the system I was describing is too old to be yours then bd ... (brand) laptop ... The ... cable ... would ... laptop ... buy ... reps ... products ...
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 19, 2009
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      oh., the system I was describing is too old to be yours then
      bd

      -------- Original Message --------
      > From: "Joe Giliberti" <Starbase89@...>
      > Sent: Monday, October 19, 2009 8:41 AM
      > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] Pretty much OT: need a part for a digital
      (brand) laptop
      >
      > I didn't want to mention it, but is uses a Pentium 166MHz processor :x.
      The
      > computer functions when connected to an external monitor. The ribbon
      cable
      > that goes between the LCD and the base is torn.
      >
      > On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 12:33 PM, Bill Degnan <billdeg@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > They only had one or two laptops in the early 90's. The form factor
      would
      > > have been similar to the GRiD 1720. I remember Digital had a lttle
      laptop
      > > that I evaluated while working at ICI in the early 90's. We did not
      buy
      > > any, they were nice but they did not seem rugged enough for the sales
      reps
      > > ithey were intended for. That must have been one of their last
      products
      > > before being bought out by Compaq. Likely it's just a standard 286
      laptop
      > > IBM format clone I 'reccon, unlikely to be a 3/486. If it's not
      > > functional, start with the power supply, make sure you're feeding the
      > > correct power to the system before you do anything. With a little
      > > checking, you should be able to determine what the correct power should
      be,
      > >
      > > probably between 14-19v
      > >
      > > Bill
      > >
      > >
      > > -------- Original Message --------
      > > > From: "Brian Schenkenberger, VAXman-"
      <VAXman@...<VAXman%40tmesis.com>
      > > >
      > > > Sent: Monday, October 19, 2009 7:37 AM
      > > > To: midatlanticretro@yahoogroupom
      > > > Subject: RE: [midatlanticretro] Pretty much OT: need a part for a
      digital
      > >
      > > (brand) laptop
      > > >
      > > > >I have an early 90's digital laptop I recently picked up. The
      ribbon
      > > cable
      > > > >between the base and monitor is severed. Anyone know of someplace I
      can
      > > get
      > > > >a replacement?
      > > >
      > > > Make and model would help.
      > > >
      > >
      > >
      > >
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