Poqet PC

 The Poqet PC is the worlds first handheld, 1 pound, IBM/PC-XT compatible computer. About the size of a videocassette, The Poqet PC is fully MS-DOS compatible and is about 99.9% compatible with the original IBM/PC-XT desktop computer. First produced in 1989

Specifications:

        Size:                       8.8" x 4.3" x 1"             22.3cm x 10.9cm x 2.5cm

        Weight:                     1.2 lb (0.54 kg) w/batteries

        Battery life:               50-100 hours (about 2-3 weeks)

        Microprocessor:             80C88 / 0-8Mhz

        Memory:                     640 KB SRAM

        Display:                    reflective DSTN (no backlight)

        Display compatibility:      MDA: 80 x 25 characters, CGA: 640 x 200 pixels

        PCMCIA:                     2-Type I, Revision 1.0 memory card slots
        SRAM cards must operate a 3.3v
                                    Does not support Revision 2.0 modem and  network cards.

        Secondary storage:          Drive A: 512 KB - 2 MB PCMCIA (not included)

                                    Drive B: 512 KB - 2 MB PCMCIA (not included)

                                    Drive C: 768 KB ROM drive with MS-DOS 3.3 and PoqetTools

                                    Drive D: 22K volatile RAM drive

        Built-in software:          MS-DOS 3.3, PoqetLink, and PoqetTools

PoqetLink is a file transfer program that will allow you to upload and download files with another IBM-compatible 

 

computer. PoqetTools is a basic PIM that contains the following utilities:
PoqetCalc - a simple calculator
PoqetWrite - a basic text editor
oqetSchedule - a calendar program with alarms
PoqetAddress - an address-book program
PoqetTalk - a serial communications program

Our PQ0164 has a serial number o/f 016400006697
and was made in Japan for the Poqet Computer Corporation of Sunnyvale California

 

Manufacturer: Poqet
Date: 1989

Magazines RELATED to Poqet PC in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Personal Computer World - May 1990 01-05-1990

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH15670. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

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