IBM 5150 PERSONAL COMPUTER, SELECTED MODELS OF 5160 PERSONAL COMPUTER
XT (TM), 5161 EXPANSION UNIT, 5181 COMPACT PRINTER, ASSORTED FEATURES
AND PUBLICATIONS WITHDRAWN FROM MARKETING

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Announcement Letter Number 187-072 dated April 2, 1987
US - Last Revised on April 2, 1987



Brief Description of Announcement, Charges, and Availability

       Effective immediately, IBM is withdrawing from marketing
selected models, features, and publications of the IBM Personal
Computer and IBM Personal Computer XT (TM).


Customer Letter Section


---NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS---NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS---
April 2, 1987
       IBM 5150 PERSONAL COMPUTER, SELECTED 5160 PERSONAL COMPUTER XT
(TM) MODELS, 5161 EXPANSION UNIT, 5181 COMPACT PRINTER, ASSOCIATED
FEATURES AND PUBLICATIONS WITHDRAWN FROM MARKETING
       Effective April 2, 1987, IBM is withdrawing from marketing the
products shown in the Attachment.
       Orders for these products received by IBM before April 2,
1987, will be acknowledged on an as-available basis.  By April 30,
1987, either your order will be assigned an IBM estimated shipment
date or you will be notified that IBM cannot accept your order.
       Orders for which IBM has already assigned an estimated
shipment date will be honored.  If you defer the estimated shipment
date of an on-order product, the order may be cancelled by IBM.
       Existing Volume Procurement Amendments (VPAs) and special bids
for these products being withdrawn will be honored at their total
quantity of machines by category, provided all orders for these
withdrawn machines were received by IBM before April 2, 1987, and in
time to be scheduled and shipped within the contract period.
       IBM maintenance and other customer engineering services are
not affected by this announcement and will continue to be available
for these machines.
       If you have any questions regarding this notification, please
contact your IBM marketing representative.
 (TM) Registered trademark of the International Business Machines
   Corporation.
               PRODUCTS TO BE WITHDRAWN FROM MARKETING
MACHINE    DESCRIPTION   MODELS
           IBM
5150       Personal      104, 166, 176
           Computer
           IBM
5160       Personal      068, 078, 086, 087, 088,
           Computer      168, 178, 267, 277, 589
           XT (TM)
5161       Expansion     001, 002, 003
           Unit
5181       Compact       001
           Printer
                                                  FEATURE   PART
FEATURES                                          NUMBER    NUMBER
Color Printer Paper Rack                          0101      6450101
IBM Personal Computer and Personal
    Computer XT Keyboard                          1100      1501100
Personal Computer XT/370 Option Kit               1509      1602509
Binary Synchronous Communications Adapter         2075      1502075
Synchronous Data Link Control Communications
    Adapter                                       2090      1502090
10MB Fixed Disk Drive                             2500      1602500
Fixed Disk Drive Adapter                          2501      1602501
5.25-inch 160KB Diskette Drive                    3800      1503800
5.25-inch Double-Sided Diskette Drive             3810      1503810
PUBLICATIONS
The following publications have been superseded and are being
withdrawn from marketing effective immediately.  See the Technical
Directory (#6024448) for the latest version.
                                                  FEATURE   PART
PUBLICATION                                       NUMBER    NUMBER
IBM Personal Computer Technical Reference                   6322507
IBM Personal Computer XT & Portable Technical
 Reference                                                  6322508
IBM Personal Computer Hardware Maintenance
 and Service                                                6322512
IBM Personal Computer XT Hardware Maintenance
 and Service                                                6322513
IBM Portable Personal Computer Guide To
 Operation                                                  6936571
IBM Portable Personal Computer Hardware
 Maintenance and Service                                    6936573
IBM Personal Computer XT Technical
 Reference                                                  6936808
IBM Personal Computer AT (R) Hardware
 Maintenance and Service                                    1502242
IBM Personal Computer AT Technical
 Reference                                                  1502243
IBM Personal Computer AT Installation
 Setup Guide                                                1502491
IBM Personal Computer XT/370 Technical
 Reference                                        6732      6936732
IBM Personal Computer XT/370 Hardware
 Maintenance and Service                          6731      6936731
 (TM) Trademark of the International Business Machines Corporation.
 (R) Registered trademark of the International Business Machines
   Corporation.

       In the Notice to IBM Customers, Features section of the
attachment, the Compact Printer Connector Adapter (#0102/6450102) was
listed as being withdrawn.  The adapter is still available and has
been removed from the withdrawn list.