Troubleshooting an IBM 5155 - (portable personal computer)

From: John Allain <>
Date: Sat Jan 15 08:58:42 2005

> Any suggestions or comments in general about this machine?

I gave myself 30 minutes to get one of those going once.
I got access to just about all subsystems/components in that time.
The coolest thing that really made me like the machine was that the
video monitor was IIRC 5V,NTSC in, picture out. Very easy to use.
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You might want to try Rewriting fresh floppies on a true 360K drive,
heat,time, and 1.2M drives all can degrade the data to some degree.

John A.
Received on Sat Jan 15 2005 - 08:58:42 GMT

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