IBM 5100

From: Joe R. <>
Date: Sat Aug 7 20:54:40 2004

At 06:10 AM 8/7/04 -0400, you wrote:
>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",

  And more importantly, the forerunner of the original IBM PC and all the
PCs (and clones) that followed.

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