Hardware Detail

Item Reference:
HW0231    
Machine Type:
5151-002
Serial Number:
0615989
  12" Monochrome PC monitor
  The IBM 5151 monitor was shipped with the original IBM Personal Computer. With P39 phosphor it could only display in green. The monitor was connected via the IBM Monochrome Display Adapter, with text only capability. It supported 25 lines of 80 columns of text using 9 x 14 pixels.

The monitor scanned 350 horizontal lines with 50Hz refresh. The P39 phosphor was high persistence, thus eliminating flicker.
Date of Origin:
1981
Donor:

5151-002

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Location:
On Display - HLG19 Commissioned By: Museum Until: