TitleOsborne 01 portable computer
ManufacturerOsborne Computer Corporation
|Model number||01||Large plastic labels on top and right side|
|Other number||#14||Scratched on black panel on back.|
Dimensionsoverall: 9 in x 21 1/2 in x 15 in
DescriptionThis object is a prototype of the Osborne 01 portable computer. A silver label on the back panel says "DEMO ONLY".
The computer has a metal case with a metal handle on one end. This end also has a recessed black panel with an attach AC power cord, a power switch and circuit breaker. The opposite end has a detachable cover which becomes the keyboard when removed. The ASCII keyboard has an 11 key numeric keypad at the right.
Removing the keyboard reveals the computer's front panel which includes a 5 in. CRT display and two 5.25 in. floppy disk drives. The display has controls labeled "BRT." and "CONTR." . There is a "RESET" button. Near the bottom is a row of connectors labled as follows:
A flat cable from the keyboard plugs into the KEYBOARD connector.
CreditGift of Alexandra Geddes
|102765927||GM-12 video display|