This page is primarily about my 80s PC collection. For my 90s collection, go HERE.
My Collection Consists of:
2x PCjrs – one with 640k internal via Hotshot (detailed below) and another stock
3x XTs – 1 standard, 1 portable, and 1 custom project XT (will be detailed soon; currently rebuilding as of 07-14-2018)
IBM PS/2 286 model 30 (with 486 Upgrade CPU)
Generic 286 in IBM chassis
Large selection of vintage keyboards, AT, XT and PS/2
Vintage PS/2 mice
Various IBM options, some in shrink wrap, a bunch of ST-412 HDDs, and more.
IBM PCJr – jrHotshot + NEC V20
8MHz NEC V20 CPU
360k Half Height Floppy
640k RAM (Internal)
96KB CGA Plus graphics
SN76489 3-Voice Sound
The internals of the Jr. From left to right you find the power supply, memory expansion, and floppy controller.
Jr’s floppy controller.
Jr’s 64kb memory card.
How do you get 640k in a PCjr without a sidecar? Simple – a seriously crazy hack card!! This card has a clock, V20 and 2 banks of memory…
…and it all fits right into the 8088 socket right under the floppy drive!!
IBM Model M2 PS/2 Clicky Keyboards
Generic AT/XT switchable clicky keyboard
IBM Model F XT clicky keyboard
IBM Modem M Keyboard (own 2)
PCJr Joysticks, still in shrinkwrap
Unknown ISA card, contains IBM BIOS, RAM, CLOCK and more.
Very old modem
IBM XT Parallel card
IBM ASync card (RS-232 or serial)
Hercules Graphics Card (Sold On eBay)
360k Floppy Diskette Controller
Hayes SMARTMODEM 1200B
Hayes SMARTMODEM 2400B
Floppy Controller (Supports 360k, 1.2MB, 720k, 1.44MB)
IBM Serial Interface Card
Memory Expansion Card for XT
IBM Monochrome display adapter (Sold On eBay)
IBM XT Prototype Card (Sold On eBay)
IBM CGA Card
A Seagate ST412 hard drive. It also holds 10 megabytes
Seagate ST11 MFM hard drive controller.
VGA and EGA combo video adapter
Tandon TM 501 hard drive. It holds 5 megabytes
Reverse side of the Tandon drive.
XT Expansion chassis boards. (Sold On eBay)
Davong hard disk controller. (Sold On eBay)
Original IBM CGA video card. (Sold On eBay)
EGA video card
My first serious computer. I wrote my first ever program on this. It was a 10MHz 286, made by the Korean Hyosung Computer company.
Seagate ST225 – 20mb MFM drive.
MiniScribe!!! IIRC, it holds 40mb and is MFM.
Reverse side of the MiniScibe. A 3.5″ drive with a stepper…I haven’t seen many of these. It’s like a baby ST-412.
IBM 56×4927 8-Bit Coax Network Card S123
Microsoft InPort 8-bit BUS Mouse Card 900-255-018 Rev G
W86855AF Winbond 64kb Hercules MDC Video Printer Card 8-Bit
Compaq 000990 Serial Parallel Interface Card
Almost 100 megs !