[MRCA] OT: Army MARS & Computers

J Forster jfor at QUIK.COM
Sat Aug 4 00:20:07 EDT 2007

The older IBM Thinkpad 365XD might be a decent choice. Well made and you can get
a 12 VDC adapter for them.


Richard Arland, W3OSS wrote:

> I recently joined Army MARS and I want to expand my comm capabilities.
> My truck has HF/V/UHF capability. All modes including data. My problem is I
> need a small (as in s-m-a-l-l ) laptop that uses 12-14V DC as opposed to
> these exotic 19, 21, 24 VDC models. I need to power it directly from the
> truck's battery supply. It doesn't have to be a Pentium machine but at least
> an old 486 DX100 would be nice.[snip]

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