IBM Z196 Enterprise Mainframe Computer on GovPlanet

John H. Reinhardt johnhreinhardt at
Fri Sep 28 07:49:33 CDT 2018

I'm a DEC guy so I don't know anything about the IBM world, but this is going up for auction on


Location is Richmond, VA

Seller: Commonwealth of Virginia, Dept. of General Services

IBM Z196 Enterprise Mainframe Computer

Mips:1280;MSU:160; Processors: 6 CP + 2 zIIPs; Storage: 32,768 meg

HSA Size-=16 GB; FICON express8 channels= 24; ESCON channels= 36; CTC/CNC Channels= 8 single mode

  Internal Coupling channels= 4; OSA Express3= 20;

Crypto Express3 cards= 2; Serial Number= 1D0E7

Bidder responsible for all loading and handling. Site does not have staff to assist with removing this lot.****Site does not ship**** Please contact Mike Shaffer at 804-297-2494 or e-mail mike.shaffer at for inspection appointments or more information. Hours are by appointment only. Appointments may be scheduled Mon - Fri excluding holidays. All sales as is where is. No warranties or guarantees. Bidder to inspect in person to confirm condition

Just in case anyone is interested.

John H. Reinhardt

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