Details about IBM's early 'scientific' computers

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Wed Nov 15 14:12:20 CST 2017

On 11/15/2017 11:59 AM, Rick Bensene via cctalk wrote:

> While the definition of the term "personal computer"  varies depending
> on who is using the term, these machines, and others like them, were
> designed to be used at a much more personal level than the large-scale
> mainframe machines housed in the glass-walled rooms where only "special"
> people were allowed anywhere near them.   

How about "small systems", able to be powered solely from a 115V/20A
source (or its 220V equivalent)?

The PB 250 would certainly fall in this category also.


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