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May 25th, 2009, 11:48 PM
The Osborne 1 computer was a portable computer introduced in 1981. While it cost $1,500, it came with the CP/M Operating System, and included a software bundle that Osborne claimed would cost around $2,000 if purchased separately.
The Osborne 1 was not IBM PC compatible, and so this computer vanished into history, along with many other popular CP/M-based computers.
thumb|right|An Osborne 1
Here are the specs:
CPU was a Z80A at 4.0MHz
64KB of RAM
Two 5 1/4" floppy drives
5" Monochrome display built-in