IBM 5161??

From: Sam Ismail <>
Date: Mon Jul 14 14:46:07 1997

On Mon, 14 Jul 1997, Marvin wrote:

> > I saw an interesting relic in the thrift store the other day...and IBM PC
> > "Expansion Chassis" (I believe that's what it was called). It was
> > basically an IBM PC case with two full height hard drives instead of
> > floppy drives. It's model number was 5161 (if I recall correctly).
> > Didn't bother with it, even though it is kinda unique.
> If it was IBM, it probably would have been a good thing to grab onto
> (assuming the price was right!) I've been working with this stuff
> (MS-DOS machines) since about 1983 and I have yet to see one. Another
> thing I've been looking for without success is an IBM Cassette recorder
> for the IBM PC cassette interface. I've heard they really do exist.

Hmmm, yeah I was re-considering that one. I'm going over there today so
if its still there I'll grab it.

Haven't found a IBM cassette recorder either but I did pick up an IBM
joystick (had IBM logo on it and the word "Joystick") plus it had a funky
square connector which looked like it goes to the PCjr.

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Received on Mon Jul 14 1997 - 14:46:07 BST

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