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Psion Organiser II XP

The Psion Organiser was the brand name of a range of Pocket Computer developed by the British company Psion in the 1980s.
The Organiser I and Organiser II had a characteristic hard plastic sliding cover protecting a 6x6 keyboard with letters arranged alphabetically.

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The Psion Organiser II, model XP has a 6303 microprocessor with two-line LCD, two slots for memory cartridges and a connector for expansion. The keyboard is calculator-like with the keys arranged alphabetically. There's no off key the so thje machine was switched off by a menu command. The case is also styled like a calculator, but it has a handy slide-on cover to keep the keyboard safe when the machine is not in use. 
 
Release Date 1986 
Price £139.00
Processor  Hitachi HD6303X /0.92Mhz
Rom  32 kb
Ram  32kb
Power  9v Battery or mains adapter (50µA - 100mA)
Keyboard  36 multifunction keys providing upper and lower case alpha, 10 numeric, 16 operatorand puntuation keys and 4 curor keys.
Expansion Yes
Backlit  No
Size  142 x 78 x 29mm with the protective case closed
Weight  250g (8.8oz)
Screen  Dot matrix based LCD. 2 lines each of 16 characters with 200 character set
 

 

 

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