STM Systems Inc. (Mont Vernon, N.H.)

BYTE magazine called the Baby! 1 the world’s first portable computer, but it had more in common with the Commodore 64 than, say, the GRiD Compass. The main unit was unusually small and light, but required a separate monitor for display. Still, the Baby! 1 did push the size envelope and is a significant system.

STM Systems Baby! 1 (Aug. 1976, transportable)
Original Retail Price: $850 assembled
Base Configuration: 6502 CPU, 4K RAM (64K max), 1K ROM, cassette interface, video interface, integral keyboard, RS-232, serial, and four parallel ports, monitor in ROM, Tiny BASIC, TECO
Video: 16-line x 32-column text
Size/Weight: 14.75 x 10.63 x 3.63 inches, 10 lbs.


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