Artifact Details

Title

NEC PC-8500 Laptop Portable Computer

Catalog Number

102645016

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Nippon Electric Company, Ltd. (NEC)

Place Manufactured

Japan

Identifying Numbers

Model number PC-8471A-01 power adapter
Model number PC-8500 computer
Model number PC-8500A ROM/RAM Cartridge
Serial number 6X00360JA

Dimensions

overall: 3.5 x 11.75 x 8 1/4 in

Description

Object comprises a small laptop-type computer (which runs CP/M, so is an 8-bit machine) packed in the original box with manuals in unopened bag, PC-8508A ROM/RAM cartridge in unopened bubblewrap, cables, power adapter, all packed in original materials. Note the machine has no visible provision for diskettes hence all software must be built-in.

Category

Digital computer/portable / luggable