The PC Traveler was built into a briefcase and had several advanced features. The company claimed to be the first to use a gas plasma display in a commercial microcomputer. The removeable disk cartridges were made by Amlyn, but were never widely used. Finding a cartridge today would be difficult. One of the PC Traveler’s CPUs was devoted to I/O operations.
Strategic Technologies PC Traveler (Nov. 1983, transportable PC)
Original Retail Price: $4,495
Base Configuration: two 80186 CPUs, MS-DOS 2.0, 128K RAM (1MB max), 6.2MB removeable disk cartridge, 9.25-inch monochrome gas plasma display, keyboard/keypad, GW-BASIC 2.0, integral printer
Video: 25-line x 80-column text, 256 x 128 graphics
Size/Weight: 14 x 19 x 6 inches, 27 lbs.
Important Options: CP/M-86, 5.25-inch floppy disk drive, internal modem