IBM 5110 (5100)

D. Resor organlists1 at
Thu Mar 17 22:56:19 CDT 2022

It looks as if it needs at least a replacement CRT.  From one image it
appears to be phosphor is blown away in the middle screen. The only way I
know of this happening, is the neck of the CRT, or the evacuation nipple has
been cracked/broken.

Don Resor

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Subject: Re: IBM 5110 (5100)

On 2022-Mar-17, at 5:02 PM, D. Resor via cctalk wrote:
> Was the computer auction in question a 5100 or a 5110?
> Presently I see there is a 5110-C for sale

Yes, that was/is the one. So it has been relisted. It had been listed as a
5100 or 5100-C earlier, then delisted, and I couldn't find a new listing for
anything like a 5100 or 5110 this morning.

It might be easy to fix. Or it might have the computing potential of a

> There were also a 5110 with 8" external drives and a printer which sold:

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