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linuxlove
February 27th, 2009, 04:58 PM
i got this from a pawn shop here for $35. It has:
486DX2 clock doubler (33/66)
340MB hard drive
8MB of RAM
Windows 95

Here's a stock image of one; actual pics coming tomorrow.
http://www.thinkwiki.org/images/5/51/ThinkPad750.jpg

I think it was upgraded from MSDOS/Windows 3.x, though i'm not sure. It plays The Microsoft Sound on startup, but no sound card drivers show up in device manager.

I always wanted a thinkpad, and now i have one.
You ever use one of these?

IBMMuseum
February 27th, 2009, 06:44 PM
i got this from a pawn shop here for $35. It has:
486DX2 clock doubler (33/66)
340MB hard drive
8MB of RAM
Windows 95

Here's a stock image of one; actual pics coming tomorrow.
http://www.thinkwiki.org/images/5/51/ThinkPad750.jpg

I think it was upgraded from MSDOS/Windows 3.x, though i'm not sure. It plays The Microsoft Sound on startup, but no sound card drivers show up in device manager.

I always wanted a thinkpad, and now i have one.
You ever use one of these?

Are you sure it is a 486DX2-66? The ThinkWiki link (http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:360CE) where that image (of a ThinkPad 750?) says that it is a 486DX2-50. I'm trying to remember which 3xx series was the ThinkPad version (added PCMCIA slots) of the PS/2 Note (a 486SL-25 CPU).

EDIT: The ThinkPad 350/350C...

Terry Yager
February 28th, 2009, 02:41 AM
I'm particular fond of my 360PE, which, AFAIK, is the same thing, but pen-enabled, with a flip screen (convertible). A rock-solid unit. I'm not sure where the family resemblance ends, but this one shares a dock (port rep, actually) with the TP 750

--T

nymetropolitans
February 28th, 2009, 07:04 AM
That era ThinkPad is still my favorite model of laptop to this day. I've wanted one for well over ten years now....one day soon I'll have one, they're finally in my price range!

linuxlove
February 28th, 2009, 07:29 AM
Are you sure it is a 486DX2-66? The ThinkWiki link (http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Category:360CE) where that image (of a ThinkPad 750?) says that it is a 486DX2-50. I'm trying to remember which 3xx series was the ThinkPad version (added PCMCIA slots) of the PS/2 Note (a 486SL-25 CPU).

EDIT: The ThinkPad 350/350C...

I'm sure it's a 486DX2-66.
The system info on BOTH the GUI BIOS and the windows program say it's a dx2-66.

Anyway, here are images as promised:
http://linuxlove.rubbermallet.org/tp360/

EDIT: Type is 2620-90F, model is 360CE.

Anonymous Coward
February 28th, 2009, 06:46 PM
I have owned both Stinkpad 360s and 750s. The only real differences I could tell were in the quality of the plastic used in the casing, 1.44mb floppy versus 2.88mb floppy, and coprocessor versus no coprocessor. The circuit boards on the inside were all the same.

linuxlove
March 4th, 2009, 08:27 AM
UPDATE: I got an Orinoco Silver WIFI card and found Windows 95 drivers for it, so now there is another 486 with wifi!

Also, have you gotten a 386/486 computer eneabled with wifi? If you have, let me know please!

chuckcmagee
March 4th, 2009, 08:44 AM
I have owned both Stinkpad 360s and 750s.

:mrgreen::mrgreen:

I love it, the stinkpad!

Unknown_K
April 25th, 2009, 11:35 PM
Why stinkpads? I recently acquired a 760CD, 760EL, 760ED and a 765L they are decent Pentium based laptops.

The machine in this thread looks nice, I could use a VGA (640x480) model just for DOS (which looks nasty on 800x600 or 1024x768).

Are there Orinoco Silver drivers for Win 3.1?

Anonymous Coward
April 26th, 2009, 09:03 AM
Really? I thought everybody called their Thinkpads "stinkpads". Other classics I'm fond of are the AST Disadvantage, ATI VGA Blunder and Dell Dimentia.

linuxlove
April 26th, 2009, 12:15 PM
Why stinkpads? I recently acquired a 760CD, 760EL, 760ED and a 765L they are decent Pentium based laptops.

The machine in this thread looks nice, I could use a VGA (640x480) model just for DOS (which looks nasty on 800x600 or 1024x768).

Are there Orinoco Silver drivers for Win 3.1?

i don't think there are orinoco silver drivers for windows 3.1...
and yeah, for portable dos gaming, you want to get a thinkpad in the 300 r ange

pkhoury
October 15th, 2016, 02:56 PM
I'm sure it's a 486DX2-66.
The system info on BOTH the GUI BIOS and the windows program say it's a dx2-66.

Anyway, here are images as promised:
http://linuxlove.rubbermallet.org/tp360/

EDIT: Type is 2620-90F, model is 360CE.


I know this is a super old thread. But, that model, 2620-90F never came with a 486DX2-66. It's a 50MHz CPU, running on a 25MHz clock. I currently own 3 x 360CE and 1 x 360CSE, and the twbook.pdf file also confirms the fact. They're pretty good machines, despite never having built-in sound cards, with a modem being optional. Next up is rebuilding the battery pack (although I got lucky and got one system with an aftermarket XTEND pack that holds a charge) and suspend battery array.