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BROTHER POWERNOTE PN-4400

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PORTABLE WP's

Early  Zilog CPU based application notebooks, ROM based units.

 

LASER PC4/5

Brother PN-4400/8500

QuickPAD

NEC 8300

Amstrad NC-100/200

Citizen CBM-10WP

 

GAME UNITS

Game consoles by Tandy, and Intellivision

Tandyvison One

Mattel Aquarius

 

HANDHELD PC's

The PDA had arrived with Casio's Tandy entry.

 

Tandy Zoomer

 

Introduced: 1986 - 1990
CPU: Zilog Z80
RAM: 32K
Ports: Centronics Printer & 9 Pin Serial RS-232

Controls: Brightness & Contrast

Display: 14 x 80 LCD BackLit

(Switchable)
Storage: 3.5" Floppy Drive
Operating System: ROM Based

Interface & Programs

 

The Brother PowerNote Laptop

Word Processor can actually be

classed as a computer in that it provides more then just one application.  This machine gives

the user a full range of function

including a full featured word

processor (spell check included), Lotus Spreadsheet, Contact Manager, Calendar and Day

Scheduler, World Clock with alarm features, Communications software compatible with

Hayes modems, and Fax software also standard. 

 

These units are fully reconditioned at 8bit-Micro, and include a new adapter and back-up

CR-2032 battery.  A rechargeable battery is optional which can be purchased directly from

Brother and usually sell for $44.00. US

 

DOWNLOAD FOR CONVERTING BROTHER DOCUMENTS - SEE DOWNLOADS SECTION

 

Brother PN-4400 Laptop Features

 

Overall Key Features:

        14 Line x 80 character LCD screen

        3.5" 300KB. (Proprietary) floppy disk drive

        Full size professional touch keyboard

        AC adapter included, long life battery optional

        Main Menu and pull down menus

        Connects to virtually any type of PC printer: Laser, InkJet and Dot Matrix

Word Processing Features:

        Spelling corrector dictionary

        Data merge for merging names, addresses, etc, into letters for mail merge applications

        Dual screen capabilities for viewing two documents at the same time

        Block move/copy/delete

        Search and replace

        Insert/delete/overwrite modes

Spreadsheet Features:

        Brother spreadsheet files can be converted to Lotus(R)1-2-3(R) format, and vice versa

        256 columns by 256 rows

        Formulas for multiplication, division, sums, square roots, etc.

        Create your own spreadsheets for personal applications

Address book Features:

        11 fields per record

        Sort alphabetically or numerically

        Print lists or labels

Scheduler Features:

        World Clock

        Monthly calendar

        Daily Scheduler withalarm

        Calculator

 

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