Gavilan mobile computer

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Date Introduced
1984
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 7 x 11.5 x 16 1/2 in
Manufacturer
Gavilan Computer Corporation
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102626682

The Gavilan was an early “clamshell” battery-powered laptop with a hinged screen that covered the keyboard when not in use. It ran Microsoft’s MS-DOS operating system, but it was only partly compatible with the IBM PC.