Nixdorf LK-3000

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Sat Jun 3 16:10:06 2000

On Sat, 3 Jun 2000, Doug Salot wrote:

> I'm trying to find some info about the LK-3000, an early hand-held
> "computer". I think it was made by Nixdorf around 1979, but it was also
> sold under other labels (I think I've got a "Lexicon" labeled instance
> someplace).

The earliest copyright date I've found on the literature accompanying the
plug-in carthridges is 1976 (or 1975...can't remember for sure).

> Can anybody tell me what modules were available? Was there a module that
> made the thing user programmable, for example?

I have the following language modules:


And the Calculator module. I've heard before that there was also a
Computer module but this is entirely uncomfirmed.

> Assuming the LK-3000 isn't user programmable, would anybody take offense
> at somebody calling it the first PDA?

I've always considered it such.

I'll expect a full report at VCF 4.0 :)

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