Zenith MiniSport Laptop

The Zenith MiniSport was quite a practical laptop which took 2 inch floppy discs. They are very similar to 3.5" discs

Zenith Data Systems    
Model:   ZL-1
RAM:   2MB
Disk Drives:  1x 2 inch floppy
Ports: 9 pin D, labelled CRT
    25 pin printer
      RS232
    ext FDD, custom high density 20 pin D
    DC Adapter

S/N 8361277202

Zenith-branded MS DOS 3.3 Plus Field Reference manual

4x 2" floppies (unlabelled)

External DC power adaptor, plus external DC battery

External Zenith 3.5" floppy drive, with custom connector

Includes non-branded carry bag + MicroTRAC mouse + its own carry bag

Manufacturer: Zenith Data Systems
Date: 1993

Zenith MiniSport Laptop Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
Zenith MS-DOS Version 3.2 User Guide & Reference Zenith 1986
Zenith Z-180 PC Laptop Owners Manua. Zenith 1987

Magazines RELATED to Zenith MiniSport Laptop in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Practical Computing - September 1988
Byte December 1987
Byte March 1988
Personal Computer World - May 1980 May 1980
Practical Computing - January 1983 January 1983
Practical Computing - September 1983 September 1983
Electronics - 2 September 1985 02-08-1985
University of Cambridge Computing Service March 1986 Newsletter 124 March 1986
Personal Computer World Special: Business Computing The 1986 Survival Guide April 1986
Computer Shopper April 1986 April 1986
Byte February 1987 February 1987
Personal Computer World - March 1987 01-03-1987
PC Management April 1987 April 1987
Personal Computer World - November 1987 November 1987
Practical Computing - December 1987 December 1987
Byte November 1988 November 1988
Personal Computer World - December 1988 Portable Supplement 01-12-1988
Personal Computer World - Portable Computing World Supplement - December 1988 01-12-1988
Byte October 1989 October 1989
Personal Computer World - December 1989 01-12-1989
Personal Computer World - January 1990 01-01-1990
Byte February 1990 February 1990
Byte June 1990 June 1990
PC Business World 16 April 1991 16-04-1991
Personal Computer World - July 1991 July 1991
Personal Computer World - September 1992 01-09-1992
Byte September 1993 September 1993
Personal Computer World - March 1996 March 1995
Byte January 1987 09-09-2009
Byte June 1991 23-09-2009

Other Systems Related To Zenith MiniSport Laptop:

Item Manufacturer Date
Zenith TurboSport 386 Zenith Data Systems Unknown
Zenith ZFL-171-42 Portable Zenith Data Systems May 1985
Zenith SupersPORT SX Zenith Data Systems January 1989
Zenith MasterSport 386SL Zenith Data Systems 1992
Zenith MasterSport 386SLe Zenith Data Systems 1992
Zenith MasterSport 386SX Zenith Data Systems January 1992
Zenith Laptop Computer ZWL-183-92 Zenith Data Systems 1993

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH8094. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

Zenith MiniSport Laptop


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