[Coco] another Rare CoCo 2 :)
gene.heskett at gmail.com
Tue Jun 22 06:55:11 EDT 2010
On Tuesday 22 June 2010, Sean wrote:
>Thanks for that link, I had never heard of this device before. I had
>always assumed it was the Osborne that was the first 'luggable', but
>apparently IBM had come up with one 6 years earlier!
>Though at 55lbs, more than twice the weight of the Osborne, even
>'luggable' is probably pushing it.
Stan Viet I believe, called it "porter-able". ;-)
>> According to both Wikipedia and http://oldcomputers.net/ibm5100.html
>> "From $8975 (BASIC with 16KB) to $19,975 (BASIC+APL with 64KB)"
>> There's a 5120 somewhere around my dad's place. I played with it as a
>> kid, weird APL computer with built in dual 8 in floppies.
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Oh, so there you are!
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