04769764 is referenced by 326 patents and cites 16 patents.

A computer system comprises a generally U-shaped base unit (10) and a generally-rectangular travel unit (12) which mates with the base unit, between the legs (34, 36) of the "U". The portable unit contains a complete computer system, including a flip-up monitor screen (14), a disc drive (20), and a detachable keyboard (24). The mating base unit includes expansion slots (30) for additional memory, peripheral equipment controllers, a CRT controller, etc. Also the base unit includes a controller (112) for one or more additional disc drives (26, 28). The facing sides of the legs of the U-shaped base unit have a step-shaped configuration (42, 44, 46) and the portable unit fits onto the step. The bight portion (38) of the base unit has a front connector (49A) for mating with the portable unit and rear connectors (48, 58A) for connection of additional equipment, such as a printer and modem.

Modular computer system with portable travel unit
Application Number
Publication Number
Application Date
August 11, 1986
Publication Date
September 6, 1988
Isaac Levanon
78 Oak Cliff Rd., Newton, 02160
David Pressman
G06F 9/00
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