If you would like to experience using a computer from the 1980’s but don’t have access to a working “vintage” computer, then visit PCjs to run a simulation in your browser. Here a screen shot of an IBM PC (Model 5150) with monochrome display:
It’s complete with the beep once that you would hear after booting the computer and you can use your keyboard to interact with it. Visit the site and try it out.
Have a great day!