IBM 5100

From: Charles E. Fox <>
Date: Sat Aug 7 05:10:14 2004

At 02:42 AM 07/08/2004, you wrote:
>Hello ClassicCmp friends,
>Right now as I type this an interview is in progress on the
>Coast to Coast AM late night radio talk show about a supposed
>time traveler who went back from 2036 to 1975 to obtain a
>classic computer, specifically IBM 5100. Needless to say,
>this story got me highly intrigued.
>Since I don't really know anything about the machine in question,
>I thought I would ask the collective list wisdom. There must have
>been something really special about IBM 5100 for them to go back
>for it from 2036. Does anyone know anything about that machine?

         Vintage 1976, IBM's first "portable computer", about 50 pounds,
no handles. The one I have is still in working condition.


                 Charlie Fox
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