Amstrad PDA 600
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Also called the PenPad
- CPU: Z180 (Z80-compatible) running at 14.3 MHz plus two Z8 for power management and character recognition
- Memory: 128KB RAM plus 32KB for recognizer and 32KB for display, 32KB ROM
- Screen: 240×320 pixels, black and white touch-sensitive screen without backlight
- Input: Pen on touch-sensitive screen
- Operating system: Proprietary OS developed by Eden Group
- Applications: World clock, Diary, Tasks, Address book, Notes, Calculator, Conversion, Search
- Synchronisation software: Eden Windows Synchronizer available separately
- Connectivity: Serial port (RS232) for PC information interchange. A PCMICA slot was used for memory expansion.
- Power source: Three AA batteries and one lithium CR2032 battery for backup power. Running time stated on the box: 40 hours. In practice users have reported only 12 hours.
- Size (HxWxD): 160×115×27mm
- Weight: 400 g
- Released: 1993. Price when new: €400.
How to program
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