Ambra Computer Corp. (Raleigh, NC)

For some reason in the early 1990s, IBM decided that it needed a separate brand name to sell high-performance desktop PCs and portable PCs to the home market. In 1992, IBM created its Ambra subsidiary in Europe, and it opened shop a year later in the US. By the end of 1994, the line was replaced by the IBM Aptiva.

Ambra N100T (1994, notebook PC)
Original Retail Price: $5,299
Base Configuration: 100MHz DX4 CPU, 4MB RAM (20MB max), 1MB video RAM, 450MB hard disk drive, 3.5-inch floppy disk drive, 85-key keyboard, built-in trackball, 9.5-inch active matrix TFT color display, PCMCIA slot MS-DOS 6.2, Windows for Workgroups 3.11
Video: 1,024 x 768 pixels, 256 colors
Size and Weight: 6.7 lbs.

Ambra N75T-340 (1994, notebook PC)
Original Retail Price: $4,299
Base Configuration: 75MHz DX4 CPU, 4MB RAM (20MB max), 1MB video RAM, 340MB hard disk drive, 3.5-inch floppy disk drive, 85-key keyboard, built-in trackball, 9.5-inch active matrix TFT color display, PCMCIA slot MS-DOS 6.2, Windows for Workgroups 3.11
Video: 1,024 x 768 pixels, 256 colors
Size and Weight: 6.7 lbs.

Ambra N75D-340 (1994, notebook PC)
Original Retail Price: $3,199
Base Configuration: 75MHz DX4 CPU, 4MB RAM (20MB max), 1MB video RAM, 340MB hard disk drive, 3.5-inch floppy disk drive, 85-key keyboard, built-in trackball, 10.3-inch active matrix TFT color display, PCMCIA slot MS-DOS 6.2, Windows for Workgroups 3.11
Video: 1,024 x 768 pixels, 256 colors
Size and Weight: 6.7 lbs.

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