Artifact Details

Title

Scrib Portable

Catalog Number

X1016.89

Type

Physical object

Date

1978

Manufacturer

J. Bobst & Fils S.A.

Place Manufactured

Switzerland

Identifying Numbers

Serial number 2409 02 026

Dimensions

6 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 12

Description

Intel 8080 chip; can be dedicated to process text in French, Swiss, German or English. CRT faces rear-mounted, pop-up, magnifying mirror. Object comprises a small computer with integral keyboard and integral dual mini-cassette drive and rear-facing CRT as described above. This is contained in a leatherette and canvas carrying case with extra zipper compartments that contain a power supply, a modem, and a plastic bag of minicassette tapes.

Category

Digital computer: portable / luggable

Lot Number

X1016.89