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HP 2680A: The First Laser Printer
Hewlett-Packard introduced its first laser printer, the 2680A, in 1980. It offered high resolution and was capable of merging graphic illustrations and text. The printer system was so good, in fact, t ...
HP Commuting Alternatives Day
Hewlett-Packard was an early adopter when it came to encouraging employees to pursue environmentally friendly transportation for daily commutes. In 1980, the company held a Commuting Alternatives Day ...
Sandy Metz and Two-Board Microcomputer
Sandy Metz of the Data Systems division posed with a two-board 1/2-MB microcomputer, which had more memory using fewer boards than its predecessors. Metz’s division developed the device, showing just ...
The HP 82143A Printer Revolution
The model 82143A printer was designed to work with the HP 41C calculator, furthering that device’s shift into the realm of personal computing and printing.
The HP 82901M: The Disk Drive Difference
The HP 82901M dual 5.25″ floppy disk drive was developed for use with the HP 85. When the two devices were used together, the 85’s status as a personal computer rather than a calculator was clear. ...
The HP 85: The First Hewlett-Packard PC
The HP 85 was the first product Hewlett-Packard explicitly categorized and marketed as a personal computer. (The company had previously released some programmable desktop calculators whose capabilitie ...