Two great Finds Today

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Thu Jan 2 18:34:00 2003

> At the auction I got something called "The Brick" by Ergo computing Inc..
> It's a cool looking 386SX-16 as per this article from a google search: "The
> Ergo Brick, a 3" x 8" x 11" totable PC, was billed as the "cure for the
> common computer." With a keyboard and monitor at home, another at work, it
> gave desktop power in a portable package. Today you could fit three
> PowerBook G4/500s in almost the same amount of space as the $2,495 16 MHz
> 386sx-based Brick.". I got the CPU, power supply, manual, and a carrying
> case. The keyboard was missing.

Hey, that's pretty cool. I remember drooling over adds for those around
1990! If you look through issues of "PC Magazine" from about that timeframe
you should be able to find the adds. Of course I didn't remember it being
so big...

Didn't they give it a greyish bricklike finish?

Received on Thu Jan 02 2003 - 18:34:00 GMT

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