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The IBM 5100 is a portable computer introduced in September 1975, some six years before the IBM Personal Computer (originally designated the IBM 5150). Use this tag for any questions related specifically to the 5100 computer and related items (peripherals, software, and so on).

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Was the IBM 5100 ever used for codebreaking?

There's a rumor that there's something embedded in the IBM 5100 which makes it useful for codebreaking. What is the legitimacy of that claim?