386SL

386SL

A version of the 386SX designed for laptops. It had built in power management, and its variable clock rate allowed it to idle for long suspend and resume periods. Except for memory and video controller, the 386SL and the 82360SL chip made up almost the entire computer. See x86.
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provides three hours of battery life, support for PCMCIA, 386SL processing power at 25MHz, and up to 200MB of hard drive storage.
Starting at only $1,495, the system employs a powerful Intel 386SL microprocessor running at 25MHz.
Powered by a 25-MHz Intel 386SL microprocessor, the 4.9-pound notebook computer comes with a cellularready, V.32 or V.42 internal fax modem.
A number of processors are available on notebooks: Intel's 386SX and 386SL in 20 and 25 MHz versions, Intel's 486SX 25 MHz, AMD's 386 25 MHz, and Motorola's 68030 20 MHz are adequate for most applications.
He still prepares new class materials on a Zenith Data Systems 386SL notebook computer.
Secondly, the PS/2 N51 SLC makes use of IBM's 16-MHz SLC processor, a souped-up version that offers, according to the company, the processing power of a 25-MHz, 386SL processor.
Based on 386SL technology, their new Z-NOTE notebooks boast built-in local area networking capability via an Ethernet-compatible chip that sends and receives data through a high-speed communications port.
Sporting an Intel 386SL processor, the notebook trades bright display for longer battery life; the new 10" LCD uses 75% less power than edgelit LCDs while still offering 64 shades of gray and a 12-1 contrast ratio.
It was just such users Zenith Data Systems had in mind when it designed the MastersPort 386SL and MastersPort 386SLe.
Perhaps the most significant technological advances offered by the MastersPort 386SL and 386SLe are in power conservation.
Brand new technology--Intel's i386SL, a 20-MHz processor--is the soul of ZDS' latest MastersPort notebook, the 386SL. Able to run up to eight hours on a single battery charge, this notebook is the first to exploit the i386SL's advanced power-management capabilities.
The MastersPort 386SL features the following power-saving modes: