Mouse Systems diversified into a tablet and pen stylus in 1992. It came with Microsoft Windows for Pen Computing Version 1.0 on 3.5" and 5 1/4" floppies. The tablet surface area is 9" x 6". Its plastic sheet can be lifted to place an image underneath to trace and digitize.
The PenMate and software bundled for $349, aiming for the personal computer market.
System requirements are An AT or compatible computer, serial port, DOS 3.3 or greater along with Microsoft Windows 3.1. It also requres 2 MB RAM and a hard disk. The round plug from the pen plugs into the tablet and the cable with the DB-25-hole plug plugs into the serial port of the computer.
A Pen Computing Quick Reference sheet illustrates the gestures to accomplish copying, pasting, editing text, deleting, etc.
The pen has one button. On the bottom of the desk pad two folding feet can prop up the surface at an angle.
FCC ID: GSUGT09A MOUSE SYSTEMS PenMate Model No.: 403583-001 S/N: 92000654
Mouse Systems Corp. 47405 Seabridge Drive Fremont, CA 94538 Made in Taiwan R.O.C. K3002061
Mouse Systems PenMate bundled with Microsoft Windows for Pen Computing Version 1.0.