Note: This page, and most of this site are being served from an IBM PCjr as an experiment. If anything seems terribly wrong please contact me at mbbrutman at Want to see the current statistics for the PCjr? Click here:

If you found your way here, you are obviously lost ...

Family stuff:

Flying - my adventures in flying
The Brutman Lodge - Not the Taj Mahal, but a pretty nice playhouse
Dessie's web page - Vital statistics for Dessie Brutman
Sassie's web page - Vital statistics for Sassie Brutman
Moto's web page - Vital statistics for Moto Brutman
Daisy's web page - Vital statistics for Daisy Brutman

Techie topics:

Mike's PCjr Page - Yes, I'm an expert on the IBM PCjr. I like them. I like them alot ...
jrIDE - A modern IDE hard drive adapter and memory upgrade for the PCjr
mTCP - A small high performance TCP/IP stack for 8088 class machines including DHCP, FTP, IRC, Telnet, SNTP, etc.
DOS Networking - A very incomplete overview of networking with DOS
Reading Cassette Data Waveforms - see your data!
IBM LPFK on a serial port - How to interface an IBM LPFK 6094-020 to a PC
IBM PC Keyboard Plug Repair - How to repair a common problem with the DIN connector on the original IBM PC 5150
The Bernoulli Box A220H - 1987 storage technology restored and running again!
Mouse Systems Optical Mouse - early 1980s optical mouse technology!
Upgrading an IBM L40SX to an SSD - upgrading a 1991 laptop to the latest in storage tech!
Wireless Networking for Classic Machines - an inexpensive and simple way to run old machines on modern wireless networks
Notes on the Xircom PE3 Ethernet adapter - a great device for quickly adding Ethernet to nearly any classic PC

My professional life:

My resume (slightly out of date now)
Projects - Things I have worked on that escaped the lab

Questions?  Comments?  Email me.

Created July, 2004, last updated June 15th, 2014

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