Commtel - Data Bank


Brand: Commtel
Model: Data Bank (no type designation)
Type: Organiser and translator
Picture: Commtel Data Bank
Batteries: CD 2032 x 5 (!)
Lifetime: Introduced: unknown
Terminated: unknown
Notes: The designer of this device probably had friendly connections with someone in the battery industry for it uses 5 expensive CR 2032 batteries!

Even so this organiser is quite powerful. A list of its functions:

  • Telephone dictionary
  • Memo function (file storage)
  • Scheduler
  • Calendar
  • Clock
  • World clock
  • Calculator (albeit a simple one)
  • Security locking
  • Communication
  • Translation between English, French, German, Italian, Spanish and Dutch.
Also sports a nice amount of memory: 128 kB.


Communications cable.

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