IBM 51xx PC Family Computers


Manuals - General
Manuals - IBM 4860/5140/5150/5155/5160/5162/5170
Manuals - IBM Options and Adapters
Manuals - IBM Hardware Maintenance Service
Manuals - IBM Hardware Maintenance Reference

ROM - Images of Various ROMs
ROM - Images of BIOS ROMs for IBM 5150/5155/5160/5162/5170
ROM - Images of BIOS ROMs for Certain XT Clones
ROM - Supersoft/Landmark Diagnostic ROMs for IBM 5150/5155/5160/5170

4860 =  PCjr
5140 =  PC Convertible
5150 =  PC
5151 =  Monochrome Display
5152 =  Graphics Printer
5153 =  Color Display                     ( display for CGA )
5154 =  Enhanced Color Display     ( display for EGA or CGA )
5155 =  Portable PC
5160 =  XT
5161 =  Expansion Unit
5162 =  XT Model 286         ( XT/286 ) ( an AT class system, not XT )
5170 =  AT
DOS Programs

RTC Programs

Commonly Failing Electronic Components (in Old Computers)

IBM 5150 - Documentation
IBM 5150 - Motherboard Switch/Jumper Settings
IBM 5150 - Known Problems/Issues
IBM 5150 - BIOS Revisions
IBM 5150 - Some Expansion Cards and Options
IBM 5150 - POST and Initialisation
IBM 5150 - Memory Map of the 640 KB to 1 MB Area
IBM 5150 - RAM Information
IBM 5150 - Motherboard Diagrams                                 new
IBM 5150 - Early Version
IBM 5150 - Exchanging the U33 ROM for an EPROM
IBM 5150 - Power Measurements
IBM 5150 - Minimum Diagnostic Configuration
IBM 5150 - 10/27/82 BIOS - Problem of less than 4 banks of RAM
IBM 5150 - Test of SW1 and SW2 via BASIC
IBM 5150 - Using an AT-Class Keyboard
IBM 5150 - VGA Cards

IBM 5151 - Documentation
IBM 5151 - CRT Heater

IBM 5152 - Documentation

IBM 5153 - Documentation

IBM 5154 - Documentation
IBM 5154 - Known Problems/Issues

IBM 5155 - Documentation
IBM 5155 - Motherboard Switch/Jumper Settings
IBM 5155 - Known Problems/Issues
IBM 5155 - BIOS Revisions
IBM 5155 - POST and Initialisation
IBM 5155 - Memory Map of the 640 KB to 1 MB Area
IBM 5155 - Photo of inside
IBM 5155 - Power Supply
IBM 5155 - Power Measurements
IBM 5155 - CRT Shield Removal
IBM 5155 - Minimum Diagnostic Configuration
IBM 5155 - Test of SW1 via BASIC
IBM 5155 - Expansion Slot 8
IBM 5155 - Connection of CRT Display Unit to Video Card

IBM 5160 - Documentation
IBM 5160 - Significant Differences to the IBM 5150
IBM 5160 - Motherboard Switch/Jumper Settings
IBM 5160 - Known Problems/Issues
IBM 5160 - BIOS Revisions
IBM 5160 - Some Expansion Cards and Options
IBM 5160 - POST and Initialisation
IBM 5160 - Memory Map of the 640 KB to 1 MB Area
IBM 5160 - Motherboard Diagrams                                 new
IBM 5160 - IBM/Xebec HDD Controllers Supplied
IBM 5160 - Hard Drive Cabling
IBM 5160 - Power Measurements
IBM 5160 - Minimum Diagnostic Configuration
IBM 5160 - Test of SW1 via BASIC
IBM 5160 - Expansion Slot 8
IBM 5160 - Using an AT-Class Keyboard
IBM 5160 - VGA Cards

IBM 5161 - Documentation
IBM 5161 - Cable

IBM 5162 - Documentation
IBM 5162 - Known Problems/Issues
IBM 5162 - BIOS Revisions

IBM 5170 - Documentation
IBM 5170 - Motherboard Switch/Jumper Settings
IBM 5170 - Known Problems/Issues
IBM 5170 - Motherboard Revisions
IBM 5170 - BIOS Revisions
IBM 5170 - Some Expansion Cards and Options
IBM 5170 - Memory Map of the 640 KB to 1 MB Area
IBM 5170 - RAM Information
IBM 5170 - Support for 3.5" Diskettes
IBM 5170 - SETUP Procedure
IBM 5170 - Hard Drive Type Number
IBM 5170 - Hard Drive Cabling
IBM 5170 - Some On-Screen POST Errors
IBM 5170 - Battery
IBM 5170 - U27/U47 Relationship
IBM 5170 - Relationship Between CPU/NPU Internal Clocks
IBM 5170 - Failures of the CMI 6426 Hard Drive

Changes to the ST-506/ST-412 Interface

Micro Solutions Backpack CD-ROM Drive

MDA / CGA / EGA
BIOS Video Modes

Transferring Files From a Modern PC to an Old PC

History of 5150/5155/5160/5170 Motherboard Failure at the VCF

Floppy Crossover Cable - Wiring

POST Cards

Resources at Other Internet Sites