GRiD PalmPad SL 2360 Portable Microcomputer


GO Corporation was founded in Silicon Valley in 1987 to produce a "PenPoint" operating system that used a pen-based interface (rather than a keyboard or facsimilie thereof). Several products resulted, including GRiD System's PalmPad SL Model 2360. In addition to the computer itself (with a stylus), the product was supposed to included:

1. a battery - not clear this is present

2. a power cord, a power/serial cable, and a battery charging cable (this example has two further cables)

3. a power supply

4. a carrying case with strap

5.documentation including:

A. PalmPADSL Computer User's guide - 1993 copyright - AST Research, Inc.

B. PalmPADSL Computer Communication Options User's Guide - 1993 copyright - AST Research, Inc.

C. yellow sheet - Installing the Pen Batteries - 3/93 - batteries installed

D. white sheet - GRID Software Registration Card (with warranty in envelope.

The dimensions given are for the carrying case, held sideways.

Date Made: 1992

Maker: GRiD Systems

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Computers


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: David M. Fields

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2008.0084.04Catalog Number: 2008.0084.04Accession Number: 2008.0084

Object Name: microcomputer, portable

Measurements: case: 3 in x 9 3/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 24.765 cm x 19.05 cm


Record Id: nmah_1348012

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