Prices to pay for old computers...

From: Richard A. Cini <>
Date: Sat May 23 11:18:31 1998

On Fri, 22 May 1998 08:46:50 -0700, Kip Crosby <> wrote

At 11:20 5/22/98 -0400, Marty wrote:
> What exactly is the distinction between the "Series 0" and "Series 1?"
> To me a no floppy 5150 16KB-64KB would be missing a floppy controller
> and floppy drives.

>>I don't know and have never known. Unless I miss my guess, the tech ref
>>was the same for all 16-64's, so there's probably no telling from docs
>>unless someone has access to IBM internal memos.

    I thought that I remember reading somewhere that the difference was the
ROM version. There were two versions, one in early August, 1981, and one in
late-August (I have a FAQ on this somewhere, I just have to find it). The
early-August machines are *very* rare from what I have read.

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