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IBM 5100
Manufactured by: IBM     Model: 5100     Year: 1975

Introduced in 1975, this was six years before the original IBM PC. Available in 12 models providing 16 KB, 32 KB, 48 KB or 64 KB of main storage, the 5100 sold for between $8,975 and $19,975. (Equivalent to $35K-78K today!) It was available with either BASIC (like this one) or APL, and had a built-in CRT display switchable between 32 or 64 characters wide, and a tape-cartridge drive.