IBM ThinkPad 755CEX

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IBM introduced the ThinkPad line in 1992. The name "ThinkPad" had roots in IBM's corporate history and culture. Thomas J. Watson, Sr., had first introduced "THINK!" as an IBM slogan in the 1920s. For decades IBM distributed small notepads with the word "THINK" emblazoned on a brown leatherette cover to customers and employees. The name ThinkPad was suggested by IBM employee Denny Wainwright, who had a "THINK" notepad in his pocket.

Standard Features

    * Intel 486DX4 100MHz CPU
    * WD90C24 video controller with 1MB
    * 10.4" TFT display with 640x480 resolution
    * 8MB memory standard
    * 340, 540 or 810MB HDD
    * IBM Mwave Audio and Modem controller
    * IrDA 1.0
    * UltraBay with 1.44MB FDD
    * PCMCIA slot

March 1995

Manufacturer: IBM
Date: March 1995

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IBM ThinkPad 755CEX Manuals:

Item Manufacturer Date
PenDOS 2.0 Customization Guide 1992
PenDOS 2.0 Users Guide 1992

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH13134. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


IBM ThinkPad 755CEX

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