Artifact Details

Title

Osborne 1 portable computer

Catalog Number

X2271.2002A

Type

Physical object

Date

1981

Manufacturer

Osborne Computer Corporation

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Model number OCC1
Serial number 248637

Dimensions

9 x 20 x 17 in.

Description

Dimensions are of case closed, but lying down so that the keyboard could be deployed. This object has a detachable power cord, which is included. Two file folder labels, one on each side of the screen. One reads, "ON (H-D): 1. Remove floppies. 2. 0 ON. 3. Tr on : wait 30 sec. 4. Boot Centronics HD. 5. DCB 11s. 6. Remove boot." The other says, "OFF (H-D): 1. System prompt 2. Remove floppies 3. TR OFF [4. 0 Off]. Blank 5 1/4-inch floppies are in the drives to protect the heads - they were left in place, along with two empty sleeves left in the storage compartments

Category

Digital computer: portable / luggable

Credit

Gift of Ann Hyde

Lot Number

X2271.2002