IBM 5110 Notes

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BELOW: IBM 5110 (on left) and IBM PC 5150 (on right side of table).

You can experience the online IBM 5110 emulator >>here<<

TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION
TAKING THE COVER OFF
EXPLORING INSIDE
FLIPPING THE A1 BOARD
EXPANSION CARDS
BUILT IN DIAGNOSTIC
INTERIOR LABELS / TAGS
EXTERNAL SCREEN SUPPORT
BASIC PROGRAMMING EXAMPLE
MACHINE CODE EXAMPLE
TECHNICAL REFERENCE
BENCHMARK COMPARISON
OTHER REFERENCES


POWER SUPPLY REPLACEMENT [tbd]
KEYBOARD REPLACEMENT [here or video]
DISPLAY CARD REPAIR [tbd]
5110 EMULATOR (for 64-bit Wintel) 5110VEMU
5110 INTERNAL TAPE OPERATION [here]


VIDEO (startup sequence): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CWRMrMeh4s

VIDEO (Ball Bounce Demo): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I2bBNdsfGY


For comparison, here is what the IBM 5100 looked like in 1975. Accounting for inflation to 2020 dollars, this guy is holding $100,000 in his arms. Thanks to Mike for this!

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