Troubleshooting an IBM 5155 - (portable personal computer)

From: Tony Duell <>
Date: Sat Jan 15 19:37:46 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.

I seem to remember needing Bristol Spline keys to take the PSU and
monitor out of the chassis and tamperproof Torx drivers to get the PSU

> 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.

I _think_ it's a 12V power input to the monitor, but I would have to get
the manuals out to be sure.

Received on Sat Jan 15 2005 - 19:37:46 GMT

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