transportable computer

transportable computer

[tranz′pȯrd·ə·bəl kəm′pyüd·ər]
(computer science)
A microcomputer that can be carried about conveniently but, in contrast to a portable computer, requires an external power source.
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Dolch now manufactures a fully sealed metal transportable computer, called MilPAC[TM], which is designed to survive both military and industrial "lethal zones." A full metal enclosure protects the MilPAC from the harsh effects of everyday indoor/outdoor mobile computing.
Before the first true notebook was introduced, just a few years ago, the only option traveling accountants who wanted to bring along their own computers had was to lug around the so-called transportable computer, which weighed about 20 pounds and was the size of a large picnic cooler.
In June 1989, Miltope announced a new addition to its stable of rugged transportable computers, the TIGER 2.

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