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

Zenith MiniSport Laptop Articles:

Item Manufacturer Date
40 Years of Space Invaders Unknown

Magazines RELATED to Zenith MiniSport Laptop in our Library

Item Manufacturer Date
Byte December 1987 Unknown
Practical Computing - September 1988 Unknown
Byte March 1988 Unknown
Personal Computer World - May 1980 May 1980
Practical Computing - January 1983 Jan 1983
Practical Computing - September 1983 Sep 1983
Electronics - 2 September 1985 2 Aug 1985
University of Cambridge Computing Service March 1986 Newsletter 124 Mar 1986
Personal Computer World Special: Business Computing The 1986 Survival Guide Apr 1986
Computer Shopper April 1986 Apr 1986
Byte February 1987 Feb 1987
Personal Computer World - March 1987 1 Mar 1987
PC Management April 1987 Apr 1987
Personal Computer World - November 1987 Nov 1987
Practical Computing - December 1987 Dec 1987
Byte November 1988 Nov 1988
Personal Computer World - Portable Computing World Supplement - December 1988 1 Dec 1988
Personal Computer World - December 1988 Portable Supplement 1 Dec 1988
Byte October 1989 Oct 1989
Personal Computer World - December 1989 1 Dec 1989
Personal Computer World - January 1990 1 Jan 1990
Byte February 1990 Feb 1990
Byte June 1990 Jun 1990
PC Business World 16 April 1991 16 Apr 1991
Personal Computer World - July 1991 Jul 1991
Personal Computer World - September 1992 1 Sep 1992
Byte September 1993 Sep 1993
Personal Computer World - March 1996 Mar 1995
Byte January 1987 9 Sep 2009
Byte June 1991 23 Sep 2009

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

 

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