Artifact Details

Title

Kookaburra Portable Computer

Catalog Number

X1519.98

Type

Physical object

Date

1983

Manufacturer

Dulmont Electronic Systems, Pty. Ltd.

Place Manufactured

Australia

Identifying Numbers

Model number DM256
Serial number 01116

Dimensions

2 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 11 in.

Description

The Australian-made Kookaburra Laptop, also known as a Dulmont Portable, was an IBM-compatable laptop computer. It came with DOS 2.1, a word processor, spreadsheet, and communcations package--all in ROM. The screen was 16 lines long by 64 characters and had an external composite video output, allowing the machine to be connected to a television set. CPU: 80186. 192K RAM. Not many were made.. Dimensions are with computer closed

Category

Digital computer: portable / luggable

Subject

DOS

Credit

Gift of Darryl Smith

Lot Number

X1519.98