IBM 5161

From: John Honniball <>
Date: Fri Apr 4 13:21:00 2003

Witchy wrote:
> Original one right down to the cassette port and built-in Microsloth
> BASIC-80, but it's the later 256K board not the 64K one in the first
> version. It's also got a genuine Intel 8088, which is apparently surprising
> since most later models used AMD chips. The video card is the colour model
> with both CGA (or is it MDA?) and composite out.

If it's got composite-out, it's a CGA. The socket is a phono socket
(RCA connector).

My machine has a genuine IBM EGA card, fully expanded to 256k with
INMOS RAM chips.

John Honniball
Received on Fri Apr 04 2003 - 13:21:00 BST

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