[vcf-midatlantic] anyone id this laptop? 1994-ish
bob.flanders at gmail.com
Thu Jan 28 00:23:14 UTC 2021
I looked for this laptop online. But it's hard to find anything exactly
- Look at the hinges on the screen. The left is far wider than the
right. I think I had a cheap-o no-name lappy like this back in the 90s
with a wide left hinge.
- I am not sure that's a display on the hinge, just a bright label,
but I could be wrong.
- Note the left and right lower corners on the screen. It looks like a
small black square of plastic -- maybe a decoration, maybe a cut-out?
- The ksys are the interesting thing. The keys next to the space bar
have 3 dark keys, one light and the leftmost key is inset a bit from the
- The game is Prehistorik-2
https://www.freegameempire.com/games/Prehistorik-2 from 1993 I am pretty
sure. (see picture)
- For a while I thought that maybe the picture is a mirror-image, but
the game proves that wrong.
On Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 2:31 PM Bill Degnan via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
> I was sent an inquiry from a visitor to vintagecomputer.net who wanted to
> know the make/model of this laptop
> aa.jpg (284×341) (ibb.co) <https://i.ibb.co/6bdnY7r/aa.jpg>
> Anyone have a specific clue? I checked AST, Toshiba, Compaq, Gateway and
> other laptops I have from that era, nothing matches that little keyboard
> display window.
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