Compaq Contura Aero 4/33C

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The Compaq Aero was popularised as a line of computer handhelds produced by Compaq Computer Corporation. It was succeeded by the iPAQ line. The Aero name was first used for small sub-notebooks computers that Compaq produced in the mid-90s, the Contura Aero 4/25 and 4/33c.

Size and Weight Compaq Contura Aero 4/33c 7.5 x 10.25 x 1.70 inch 4.2 lb
Processor Intel 33-MHz 486SX with 8 KB cache, and power-saving features Display/Graphics
Monochrome Model 8.0-inch Compaq backlit, passive matrix VGA display Color Models 7.8-inch Compaq backlit, color, passive matrix VGA display
Memory 4 MB of system memory (80ns), expandable to 20 MB1 Hard Drives and Storage Contura Aero 4/33c Model 250 250 MB All models include an external PCMCIA 3.5-inch, 1.44 MB diskette drive
Product of Singapore Series 2830A Serial number 7521HMR53018

This machine was very kindly donated by Ken Warner and contains manuals, soft case, power supply, original packaging and set-up software.

Manufacturer: Compaq
Date: 1993

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH30963. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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