Psion Series 3, 1991

Made:
1991 in United Kingdom
maker:
Psion

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Psion Series 3 personal organiser, made by Psion, British, 1991. Serial number EBA 111941. with five instruction manuals

Psion Series 3 personal organiser, made by Psion, British, 1991.

The Psion Series 3 ‘Classic’ personal digital assistant (PDA) was manufactured betweem 1991 and 1998. Building on their previous models, Psion’s Series 3 was a versatile and portable computer. The device could show up to 8 lines of text, and featured word processing and spreadsheet applications. As with many PDAs, Psion Organisers could synchronise information with the users’ computer, making them powerful tools for work. One important feature for users was that the Psion Series 3 ‘Classic’ could be powered for around a month by two standard AA batteries, widely available for sale.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
1995-1752
Materials:
composites, electronic components, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (large instruction manuals): 208 mm x 146 mm x 10 mm,
overall (closed): 85 mm x 165 mm x 22 mm,
overall (small instruction manuals): 140 mm x 100 mm
type:
pda
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • computer
credit:
Donated by Professor R Macmillan
status:
Permanent collection

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