Artifact Details

Title

GRiD GridPad SL 2050, tablet-style personal computer

Catalog Number

102626517

Type

Physical object

Date

1990 ca.

Manufacturer

GRiD Systems Corporation

Place Manufactured

Korea

Identifying Numbers

Model number 2050
Other number G23-2051 on verso lower right of label
Serial number GPS002171

Dimensions

1 3/8 X 11 1/2 X 8 1/2

Description

Object consists of the tablet-type computer and an unattached, blue stylus. The stylus has a switch on the barrel. Japan and 2DO are embossed near the blunt end of the stylus. The blunt end of the stylus has a pull-out cap over a battery compartment; no battery was found.. There is a 3/8-inch diameter, polarized, 4-socket LVDC input connector under a rubber cover on the right-hand side of the object. Removed GRiD Stock No. G25-5115 rechargeable battery pack, 12 V, 1.7 Ah. This is a custom-made battery pack for this object. The battery pack is approximately 3/4 x 5 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. and has four flat-pad connectors labeled -, T, T, and +. The battery pack has been labeled and bagged separately from the computer.

Category

Digital computer: handheld

Credit

Gift of Ed Devinney

Lot Number

X2165.2001