IBM1130

The IBM1130 was a small business and scientific computer that was introduced by IBM in 1965. A typical system had 8K words of 16 bit memory, a single 1MB disk drive, a card read-punch, a line printer, an operator keyboard, and a console Selectric printer. 

Many 1130 users have very fond memories of the system; it had a high performance to cost ratio and was often directly accessible by its users, making the 1130 a sort of prototype for a "personal computer". 

Set up in conjunction with ibm1130.org (which has many manuals, a list of known 1130s, and an 1130 emulator that runs with DMS2, FORTRAN, RPG, APL, and LISP), this group provides a place to discuss all aspects of the system -- hardware, software, memories or stories. 

Beyond that, we can also use this group as a coordination point for hobbyist projects or other related activities. 

Enjoy!


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APL typeball John Pierce 3/13/14
COMMON users group proceedings scans Al Kossow 3/9/14
Anyone willing to sell a Selectric 988 typeball (APL element for 1130)? Carl Claunch 3/9/14
FLIPR and I/O John 3/4/14
Small assembler program Bob Flanders 1/28/14
Using DISK1 and DISKN to modify User Area files Richard Stofer 1/24/14
Re: [IBM1130] Digest for ibm...@googlegroups.com - 11 Messages in 1 Topic BinaryTutor 1/23/14
A modern-day IBM1130? Bob Flanders 1/13/14
Manuals available ---dcm 1/13/14
Re: [IBM1130] How common was use of lower case alphabetic characters on console printer? TNMOC Peter Vaughan 1/13/14
1442 question John 1/9/14
Re: [IBM1130] Digest for ibm...@googlegroups.com - 6 Messages in 1 Topic BinaryTutor 10/14/13
Re: [IBM1130] Digest for ibm...@googlegroups.com - 8 Messages in 2 Topics BinaryTutor 9/20/13
How common was use of lower case alphabetic characters on console printer? Carl Claunch 9/17/13
Re: [IBM1130] Digest for ibm...@googlegroups.com - 4 Messages in 2 Topics BinaryTutor 9/3/13
re: 1130 games Jeff Jonas 8/29/13
Re: [IBM1130] A modern-day IBM1130? Walter Mosscrop 8/28/13
The DMS2 IPL card Paul Anagnostopoulos 8/12/13
The 1130 in IBM rbsteup 6/30/13
Desktop icon for IBM 1130 emulator Lucio Fassio 6/30/13
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