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IBM PC XT 5160 set.
General info
The IBM PC XT was released as type number 5160 on March 8, 1983. The PC XT is an improved PC 5150 with more expansion slots and an updated BIOS, including displaying a memory count during the POST instead of a blank screen.
IBM PC XT motherboards were produced in two different versions. The original (1983-85) has 64 KB RAM soldered to it with sockets to support up to 256 KB. IBM 5160's produced in 1983-84 shipped from the factory with 128 KB and in 1985 with 256 KB RAM. A Seagate ST-412 hard disk was standard equipment in the early production years. The XT was not offered in a floppy-only model for its first two years on the market. In 1986 the 256-640 KB motherboard models with half height drives were introduced.
About this specific offer
This IBM PC XT set consists of the computer, the matching monochrome monitor and original keyboard. This set has passed all tests for functionality. It is as authentic as it gets. Any IT company with history should have one for display.

The IBM 5160 computer has various date stamps inside from late 1984. The durable and solid metal case contains an early 64-256 KB motherboard with 256 KB RAM, an Intel P8088 CPU, two original IBM / Tandon 360 KB floppy drives, the matching controller card, the original MDA card and a 3rd party memory expansion card with an additional 384 KB RAM for a total of 640 KB RAM. It is an authentic European computer, made in the U.K., with 200-240V AC power supply.

- Schrack Elektronik 200-240V AC switchable power supply w/ monitor output
- Intel P8088 CPU
- Socket for 8087 FPU
- 640 KB RAM (256 KB on the motherboard)
- 3rd Party 384 KB RAM expansion 8-bit ISA card
- IBM 1501483 MDA graphics / parallel 8-bit ISA card w/ DE-9 video socket & DB-25 parallel socket
- 2x Tandon 5.25'' 360 KB DS/DD FDD
- IBM 1503968 FDD controller ISA card w/ DC-37 socket for external drive
- 6x 8-bit ISA expansion slot
- 2x small expansion slot
- Integrated speaker
- Serial (DIN) keyboard port
- Microsoft BASIC on ROM

Dimension (WxDxH): 46 x 41 x 13 cm

The monitor is the monochrome (green on black) IBM 5151 rev. 002 from September 1986. It is compatible with the monochrome display adapter (MDA), which is installed in the computer, and with Hercules graphics cards. The design matches that of the IBM PC models. The CRT measures ca. 11-12 inches. The video cable, which has a DE-9 connector, is attached to the monitor, as well as the power lead. External controls for brightness and contrast are present. The monitor accepts 220-240V AC. 
Dimension (WxDxH): 38 x 34.5 x 26 cm   

The iconic IBM Model F 1501100 83 key QWERTY mechanical switch 'clicky' PC keyboard is the accessory that makes the set complete. It has adjustable feet. The keyboard was also manufactured in late 1984, U.K.

Included is:
- IBM PC XT 5160 computer
- IBM 5151 monitor
- IBM 1501100 keyboard


This computer was last tested at 15 July 2018.
During the test;
- Computer could be powered on several times.
- Computer stayed powered on for at least 40 minutes.

- Computer did not make any unusual noises, fan worked.

- Computer displayed a stable, straight, contrastful, bright, and sharp picture without distortions on the included IBM 5151 monitor.

- POST displayed 640 KB RAM.

- Memory expansion card worked.

- Beeper worked.

- Computer could boot to IBM DOS from floppy disk.

- Computer could start a random program from floppy disk.

- Both floppy drives read fine and controller card worked.

- Keyboard port worked.

- All used keys of the keyboard worked.

- Potentiometers for contrast and brightness on the monitor worked.

- No rust could be found.

- Case could be opened and closed like it should.

- No defects and/or faults were identified.
- No further tests were performed.
Please carefully view the pictures for an impression.

Price details:
Price per piece:
€ 800,00


29,000 KG

Shipping costs

€ 78,19 

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