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A Jolt to the Line: HP 400A Voltmeter
The 400A vacuum tube voltmeter was Hewlett-Packard’s first voltmeter. Voltmeters would become one of the young company’s most important business avenues.
Hewlett-Packard’s First Logo
Hewlett-Packard’s first logo, introduced in 1941 and trademarked in 1942, was the beginning of a company icon. The logo would be modified many times in the ensuing years, but the lower-case italic “hp ...
Hewlett-Packard’s First Patent
Hewlett-Packard filed for its first product patent — on Bill Hewlett’s oscillator model — in 1939. It was granted on January 6, 1942.
The Redwood Building at HP
Hewlett-Packard’s wartime expansion necessitated that the company construct their first company-owned building, at 395 Page Mill Road, in 1942. It was nicknamed “the Redwood Building,” and constituted ...