MC218 personal digital assistant, 1997-2006

Made:
1997-2006 in United Kingdom

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MC218 personal digital assistant (PDA) sold by Ericsson, manufactured by Psion and also sold as a Psion Series 5,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

MC218 personal digital assistant (PDA) sold by Ericsson, manufactured by Psion and also sold as a Psion Series 5,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

MC218 personal digital assistant (PDA) sold by Ericsson, manufactured by Psion and also sold as a Psion Series 5,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

MC218 personal digital assistant (PDA) sold by Ericsson, manufactured by Psion and also sold as a Psion Series 5,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

MC218 personal digital assistant (PDA) with stylus, sold by Ericsson, manufactured by Psion and also sold as a Psion Series 5. British, 1997-2006

MC218 personal digital assistant (PDA) sold by Ericsson, manufactured by Psion and also sold as a Psion Series 5, British, 1997-2006.

The MC218 personal digital assistant (PDA) was a small, handheld computing device produced between 1997 and 2006. The design was licensed from Psion, a well known PDA manufacturer with a loyal following, and was based on their Psion Series 5mx. Designer, Martin Riddiford, found a way to fit a near full-sized keyboard into the pocket device, contributing the Psion’s popularity with business users.

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DisplayLocation:
Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Cell
Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2013-111/1
Measurements:
overall (lying flat): 27 mm x 170 mm x 89 mm,
type:
pda
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • computer
credit:
Donated by Rev. T. Bravington
status:
Permanent collection

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