Re: Review of NEC UltraLite (DAK) (fwd)

Brian Smithson (brian@king.ca41.csd.mot.com)
Mon, 8 Apr 91 10:58:41 PDT

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> From brian Mon Apr 8 10:43:36 1991
> Subject: Re: Review of NEC UltraLite (DAK)
> To: ih@udel.edu
> Date: Mon, 8 Apr 91 10:43:36 PDT
> In-Reply-To: <9104050844.aa10527@huey.udel.edu>; from "ih@udel.edu" at Apr 5, 91 8:44 am
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> >
> > In article <3580@motcsd.csd.mot.com> you write:
> > >I got an UltraLite from DAK a couple of weeks ago. Here's my review.
> > > .....
> > >What I got was the 2MB unit, the 3.5" external disk, and Lotus Agenda on
> > >--
> > >-Brian Smithson
> >
> > I have sent Sy the similar message. Mayby you can also give me some
> > help. First, thanks for the information. I have a question
> > about the 2 M HD. Is the HD used by the Ultralite an "industry"
> > standard 68-pin JEIDA memory card? Poqet PC uses two of this
> > removable memroy card but the 1 M card costs about $500! The size of
> > the JEIDA card is about 86x54x3.5 mm (approx. 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 x 9/64 in).
> > It uses a CR-2325 or CR-2016 Lithium battery as the backup power.
> > Is the HD in the Ultralite removable?
> >
> I don't think that the UltraLite HD is supposed to be removable. They
> do have a removable 256K RAM card with a built-in battery. I'm not sure
> if it is an industry standard. I'll look into it some more and let you
> know. Please let me know if you find out something as well. I'm particularly
> interested in seeing if I could use someone else's (larger) RAM cards
> in the Ultralite! $500 is a bit much, though :-(
>
> > I am using an automatic data compression program called "Squish Plus".
> > It, on average, has saved about 30% of disk space. With a block
> > size of 4k, it should save even more. Except
> > a little bit slower, it acts just like an ordinary disk.
> > It is marketet by Sundog Software Corp. (718-855-9141).
> >
> Thanks for the info!
>
> --
> -Brian Smithson
> Motorola Inc., Computer Group, Commercial Systems Division
> 10700 N. De Anza Boulevard, Cupertino, CA 95014 USA, (408)366-4104
> brian@csd.mot.com, {apple | pyramid}!motcsd!brian
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-Brian Smithson
 Motorola Inc., Computer Group, Commercial Systems Division
 10700 N. De Anza Boulevard, Cupertino, CA 95014 USA, (408)366-4104
 brian@csd.mot.com, {apple | pyramid}!motcsd!brian