Goodwill Computerworks Museum is open - *

From: ajp166 <>
Date: Sun Aug 20 22:01:38 2000

Quite all wrong.

PS/1 was the ISA-16 (AT bus) repsonse to the PS/2s lack of interest
due to it's MCA bus. It was designed to be low cost and compatable.

I have a PS/1 Consultant (486sx/25) here. Nice generic box not unlike
DELL 4xx series.


-----Original Message-----
From: Charles P. Hobbs (SoCalTip) <>
To: <>
Date: Sunday, August 20, 2000 10:39 PM
Subject: RE: Goodwill Computerworks Museum is open - *

>On Sun, 20 Aug 2000, Sellam Ismail wrote:
>> On Sun, 20 Aug 2000, Bill Dawson wrote:
>> > Early 128K IBM PS/1 with 5.25" floppy drive and PS/1 power cube, PS1
>> > keyboard (not chicklets), separate PS/1 color monitor, 2 PS/1
>> > and a large box of IBM software (games and educational) in the IBM
>> I always wondered what era the IBM PS/1 is from? I've seen PS/1
>> but they look 90s. And I never heard of them before the PS/2,
although it
>> would seem logical that the PS/1 came first. What's the deal?
>PS/1 came out a bit after the PS/2, if I recall correctly. It was
>a "cut-down" version of the PS/2 for home use. It lacked some things
>that the PS/2 had, but I forget what. (Shades of the PCjr)
Received on Sun Aug 20 2000 - 22:01:38 BST

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