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  1. https://i.imgur.com/JEdPz2Tl.jpg IBM P70...

    https://i.imgur.com/JEdPz2Tl.jpg

    IBM P70 cleaned up very well! I am so incredibly happy to have one of these! the orange neon gas plasma screen is amazingly cool.
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  2. I heard a 3rd hand story from someone who worked...

    I heard a 3rd hand story from someone who worked at 3com, "We engineer products for 2 types of systems: PC's and compatibles, & Packard Bells..."

    Packard bell machines are... "interesting" that's...
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    check the outputs of the power supply? I kn...

    check the outputs of the power supply?

    I kn ow its more of an issue with the P75, but the aluminum bodied capacitors in these machines can leak. To make matters better, not only can bad caps...
  4. https://photos.app.goo.gl/9LtraRi26yw9ZVo2A ...

    https://photos.app.goo.gl/9LtraRi26yw9ZVo2A

    The machines I got were 2x P70, 2X model 60, model 70, model 77 & model 90xp and I will slowly be trying to get them up and running.
  5. thanks man! I started out collecting retro video...

    thanks man! I started out collecting retro video game consoles when i was 7 or 8, Started with the Atari 2600 my dad purchased new from sears back in late 1977.

    My first computer was a dell XPS...
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    It's dead Jim.

    It's dead Jim.
  7. in my experience with my PS/2 model 30 286, it...

    in my experience with my PS/2 model 30 286, it will not boot with a dead Dallas RTC. (DO NOT buy one from china via eBay, it will most likely be dead as they are used) The computer will not boot. it...
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    at least in my experience The 5150 REV A. boards...

    at least in my experience The 5150 REV A. boards (16-64k) had all intel chips, even the supporting logic chips. later boards 64-256k have AMD chips. and all the 5160's ive messed with 256k & 640k...
  9. I ended up with a second Model 60, and it is...

    I ended up with a second Model 60, and it is missing the Ram aswell. so i may be interested shoot me a PM.

    I'd like to have a chance to play with this upgrade card, but if i decide after playing...
  10. I was able to find THIS LINK...

    I was able to find THIS LINK which describes the card being used in a model 50 as a processor upgrade.

    the 32bit interface is only for when the car is being used as a 32bit memory upgrade card...
  11. XTEND Microproducts Renaissance 486 Help.

    So I am a bit of a Microchannel noob. But I got my first couple IBM PS/2 Microchannel machines yesterday in a huge lot of stuff.

    I got Model 9577, Model 8560, and 2 P70s. But it was the boxes of...
  12. get at PICO ATX PSU and an ATX-AT adapter....

    get at PICO ATX PSU and an ATX-AT adapter. preferably one that can provide the -5v, not super necessary but better if possible.

    then chop the AT connectors off and wire the appropriate voltages...
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    I couldn't seem to get my IBM AT 6mhz with 3.5mb...

    I couldn't seem to get my IBM AT 6mhz with 3.5mb of ram to run windows 3.1 at all. would just crash during install. Ran windows 3.0 fine, but no father than windows 3.0 running on an 8mhz turbo XT :P...
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    $350cad for the monitor and PC as two separate...

    $350cad for the monitor and PC as two separate boxes. monitor box 24x24x24 37lbs XT box 24x24x12 32lbs

    yes it has gotten scarce. the only "vintage PC" for sale local to me is a cheap PCCHIPS...
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    I really appreciate you sending me the Link, I...

    I really appreciate you sending me the Link, I couldn't justify it without it being a complete outfit with keyboard and monitor. which would make shipping even more expensive! do you know how much it...
  16. "played" got a coffee between keyboard inputs?...

    "played" got a coffee between keyboard inputs? lol I remember talking about games in terms of "seconds per frame"
  17. I know there is a VGA driver written for windows...

    I know there is a VGA driver written for windows 3.0 on 8088 CPU. but EGA is more of an edge case.

    would it be an NEC V30 or V20? i know the V20 adds the required 186 instructions
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    cool, i'll have to try that. Not sure what...

    cool, i'll have to try that. Not sure what applications will run in real mode windows 3.0 that will take advantage of it, but might be fun to play with.
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    Man, I LOVE the look of the original Compaq...

    Man, I LOVE the look of the original Compaq deskpro line... i SOOOOOO wish I could scoop one from Computer Reset. being in texas it seemed they had pallets and pallets of the. I'd love to have an...
  20. hey, even if I was alive when these machines were...

    hey, even if I was alive when these machines were new. there is absolutely no way i could have afforded a system like this back in the day. in 1984 a fulled tricked out IBM AT with EGA card and 5154...
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    I mean the PS/2 Model 30 286 in "sort of" an AT...

    I mean the PS/2 Model 30 286 in "sort of" an AT 10mhz... all be it with the stupid proprietary crap that comes with it being a PS/2.
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    I was in the same boat and wanted some more...

    I was in the same boat and wanted some more performance from one of my IBM AT's. Checkout my thread: HERE Where I'm going into my way of upgrading the machine. the First thing I thought of was an...
  23. I'm not a huge fan of "sleeper" builds. like...

    I'm not a huge fan of "sleeper" builds. like putting a water cooled 9900k ore something in here would be totally uninteresting, and sort of a waste of an IBM AT.

    for me, this is a "period...
  24. https://i.imgur.com/CS4G4NR.jpg...

    https://i.imgur.com/CS4G4NR.jpg
    https://i.imgur.com/RmKWljz.jpg

    Don't really know if that means anything... That FastMath tho
  25. Don't worry guys I wasn't planning on running...

    Don't worry guys I wasn't planning on running Windows 95 on a regular basis it was just a bit of fun :P The machine has a proper copy of DOS 6.22 and WFW3.11



    Exactly lol. I'm looking at a...
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