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Re: [midatlanticretro] Something cool for our club museum

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  • billdeg@aol.com
    that s good news. those old IBM s are tanks and even when left in the rain can be revived. I don t have the original 5155 diagnostic or the DOS, but I assume
    Message 1 of 21 , Aug 10, 2005
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      that's good news. those old IBM's are tanks and even when left in the rain
      can be revived. I don't have the original 5155 diagnostic or the DOS, but I
      assume it's 2.1 and will bring a box of boot disks, etc.

      Bill

      In a message dated 8/10/2005 2:26:32 PM Eastern Standard Time,
      evan947@... writes:

      > Exactamundo! I was just about to email saying that was the problem. Opened
      > it and immediately noticed that one of the power connectors got knocked
      > loose during transit. Pushed it down, powered it up, and it roared to
      life.
      >
      > Alas, the boot disk is kaput, but the computer is quite alive.
      >
      > LOL -- the keyboard and enclosure EACH weigh more than a modern laptop --
      > nevermind the additional 20-ish pounds for the computer.
      >
      > Bill/Kelly -- maybe bring a fresh book disk? Along with Kelly's extra
      > manual, we can teach the public (and me!) about this dinosaur.
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