|IBM PC Convertible 5140 Laptop||by Bill Degnan - 12/07/2008 22:55|
What make these IBM laptops tick, anyway?
Recently I have been learning more about what you can and can't do with an IBM 5140 laptop. It's a non-PS/2 from 1986 that was popular until the PS/2 laptops started appearing a few years later. Surprisingly, a lot of the units I have come across still have working batteries!
I need more power supplies.
Pictures of 5140's
|IBM 3101 Emulation IBM Series 1||by Bill Degnan - 12/08/2008 21:08|
IBM 3101 Emulation Program: Download
Contents of README.TXT (written my me):
This program was used with an IMB 5140 PC Convertible laptop to interface with a Series 1.
The label for this 720K disk reads
S/1 Console Supp
IPL Disk (or)
IBM INTERNAL USE
You must change the properties of the following files to "Archive".
You must change the properties of the following files to "Hidden" and maybe "Archive"
Lastly, change the files name all CAPS
|5140 Guide to Operations?||by Bill Degnan - 07/10/2009 10:32|
I was unable to locate a PDF of the IBM 5140 Guide to Operations online, but here is a link with the same information, plus more