IBM 4331 [Was: MFM floppy and HD emulator DREM]

Jason Howe jason at
Mon Oct 17 17:08:35 CDT 2016

On Mon, 17 Oct 2016, Guy Sotomayor Jr wrote:
> Oh and did I mention that I?ve acquired (just need to move it) an IBM 
> 4331 mainframe including *all* of the peripherals (3340 disk drives + 
> lots of packs, 1403 printer, IBM tape drives, card reader/punch, 029 
> keypunch, manuals, terminals, etc, etc)?
> TTFN - Guy

That seems incredibly cool.  Can I ask how one comes by one of these and 
if they paid you to take it away or vice versa?

Some quick research tells me these cost about $70,000 new in '79-'80, the 
same as the average cost of a house at the time!


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