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A nice, large CRT screen, two full-height floppies and no battery in sight. Portable computing has changed a lot since the early Eighties.
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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Portable, Portable Plus, Portable II, Portable 286.
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Emphasis Business, Portable computing, Programming
Software compatibility CP/M 86, MS-DOS 2
Timeline Released: 1984
CPU type 8088
CPU word length 16 bits
RAM Size 128 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 256 KiB
Number of keys 83
Total peripheral memory 720 KiB

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