From: William Van Tuyl (wvantuyl_at_iso.net)
Date: Fri Mar 31 2000 - 08:02:09 EST
According to IBM's TWBOOK the 700's are listed as Thinkpads.
And according to the Harware Maintenance Manual Vol 1:
Don't worry, be happy - Baba Meir
Steve Hultquist wrote:
> I don't think they were called Thinkpads. It seems like
> they were PS/2s? I remember the Thinkpad announcement (I
> was working for IBM at the time). They had the TrackPoint
> (which was a huge deal at the time) and the red accent
> color scheme. However, there were non-color versions of
> the 700, I think.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dominique Pivard [mailto:domi_at_kenavo.fi]
> Sent: Friday, March 31, 2000 12:11 PM
> To: THINKPAD_at_cs.utk.edu
> Subject: Re: News.com story on the 10million Thinkpad
> While you were at it, you could have mentioned the URL of
> the story (OK,
> it's http://news.cnet.com/news/0-1006-200-1615998.html).
> In the story, they said the first ThinkPad was the 700C, a
> 25Mhz 486
> introduced in 1992. Now I have a friend who had an IBM
> laptop: I seem to
> remember it was black, a 386 and before 1992. Weren't
> these machines
> called ThinkPads?
> Does someone know of a URL with a complete history
> covering all ThinkPads?
> Cheers, Dominique (701C, 560, 560X, 600E, all in use)
> On Thu, 30 Mar 2000 at 10:26 PM you, "Slip"
> >(sorry for the previous HTML post, slipped thru the
> > I thought maybe some members would be interested in
> reading this
> >story at Cnet's news.com. Quick article on IBM's 10
> Million'th sale of
> >Thinkpads. 'Makes mention of the 700, 701, 560, and 600.
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