IBM Convertible Model 5140 Upgrades, Accessories, and Adapters
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Computers, Printers, Monitors, Parts, and Older Software)
128K MEMORY CARD
256K MEMORY CARD
384K MEMORY CARD made by STB
INFORMATION NOTE ABOUT MEMORY UPGRADES:
-The Convertible memory
is located under the keyboard. The memory space will mount four memory
- If a computer has 256K of RAM, it probably has two spaces filled and
- The system maximum memory is 640K.
- Typically if the computer has 265K ram, it requires one 128K and one
256K memory card to raise it to 640K.
- If the computer has a Backlit LCD (with two slide controls) it can
use the 384K memory card made by STB Systems.
- IMPORTANT: To use the 384K memory card made by STB Systems the computer
must have the higher output power supply.
- computers made with the Back Lit Screen should have the higher output
Adds one Serial Port for using a mouse or external
modem, and one Parallel Port for using an IBM-compatible printer.
Allows connecting a CGA monitor or a composite input monitor, or the
TV Connector. Note: computer must be run from the AC Adapter
to use this attachment
ADAPTER CABLE FOR COLOR DISPLAY
Connects an IBM Compatible CGA monitor with a 9-pin connector to the
CRT Adapter above.
CONNECTOR FOR TV
Allows connecting a television to the CRT Adapter above.
IBM 5140 STANDARD INTERNAL MODEM
The original 1200 baud Novation compatible modem.
IBM 5140 ENHANCED INTERNAL MODEM
A 1200 baud Hayes compatible modem for the Convertible.
Attachable printer uses thermal-transfer technology to print with a ribbon,
or can print without a ribbon on thermal paper. Prints up to
40 characters per second with a 24 element print head.
Allows the Attachable printer to be placed to one side of the computer
instead of being attached to the rear.
CONVERTIBLE COLOR DISPLAY 5145
13-inch CGA color monitor with sound. Requires the CRT Adapter.
IBM 4863 COLOR DISPLAY
14 inch CGA color monitor made for the IBM PC jr but interchangeable
with the IBM 5140 Convertible.
CONVERTIBLE MONOCHROME DISPLAY 5144
9-inch composite monochrome monitor. Requires
the CRT Adapter.
AUTOMOBILE POWER ADAPTER
Allows plugging the Convertible into a 12 volt cigarette lighter.
AC POWER ADAPTER
Powers the Convertible for operation and/or charges the battery from
a 110 or 220 volt AC outlet.
Charges the battery only 110 VAC- saves wear and tear on the AC Adapter.
IBM COMPACT CARRYING CASE
Holds the Convertible inside, with a side pocket for accessories.
IBM LARGE CARRYING CASE
Allows carrying the Convertible with the printer attached, and accessories.
Word-Sound attachment for use with IBM Writing to Read software. Has
200-word vocabulary or digitally record up to 30 seconds of sound.
... attached to the back of the computer