[vcf-midatlantic] anyone id this laptop? 1994-ish

Bob Flanders 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
like it.


   - 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.


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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.
> Bill

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