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. 

If you are wondering if any 1130s are alive today, there are a couple. First, see the page http://ibm1130.org/today on ibm1130.org. There is one being restored in California by Carl Claunch. See http://rescue1130.blogspot.com/ for more information.

Enjoy!


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Any interest in a PDF Line Printer Filter? Steven Zoppi 10/30/17
Microfilms Mickey Cohen 9/17/17
IBM1130.org T-shirts Paul Anagnostopoulos 9/17/17
1130 COBOL - disk image Walter Mosscrop 9/16/17
A 1130 first? Bob Flanders 9/10/17
Re: [IBM1130] Digest for ibm...@googlegroups.com - 5 updates in 2 topics Mickey Cohen 8/15/17
Re: [IBM1130] Digest for ibm...@googlegroups.com - 2 updates in 1 topic Mickey Cohen 8/15/17
IBM 1800 computer document collection from 1974 / 1976 Ron Pool 6/24/17
[IBM1130] A list processing subroutine package for the IBM 1800/1130 Paul Birkel 6/23/17
Warm-up phase internal harddisk Roland Langfeld 6/17/17
What is that in the background? Bob Flanders 6/12/17
Porting GNU-COBOL to the 1130 John McKee 5/22/17
1130 Sort paul.tremblett 5/21/17
Some thoughts on the real impact of the 1130 rbsteup 4/5/17
APL typeball John Pierce 4/1/17
looking for 1130 plotter interface technical documentation Roland Langfeld 12/31/16
Connecting IBM 1800 to The Internet via Cisco 7000 router? Johannes Thelen 12/23/16
Looking for a voltage reference cards SLT 58 00 187 Johannes Thelen 12/21/16
Happy 1130 Day everyone! Bob Flanders 11/30/16
Re: [IBM1130] Big Data | Data Science: Writing Code and Exploring Data Joseph Ambrose 10/14/16
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