Tadpole SPARCbook 2
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The SPARCbook 2 was a portable SPARC system produced by Tadpole Technologies in the early 1990s. Released in 1993, it retailed for $10,950. The standard configuration shipped with 16MB RAM, a 250MB hard disk, and a 640x480 colour TFT active-matrix LCD display. No floppy drive was included as standard, although external SCSI floppy drives were available.
The SPARCbook 2 and its industrial designers Satherley Design won an iF Design Award in the Office category in 1994 for the design of the notebook.
The example in our collection comes with a Sparcbook branded carry bag.
Manufacturer: Tadpole Technologies
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