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50th Anniversary: A Coaster from Corvallis
Perhaps in a nod to the coasters that Hewlett-Packard made in honor of the facility’s founding, HP Corvallis celebrated the company’s 50th anniversary with a special coaster.
A Big Motor: 7937 Disk Drive
The motor for the 7937 disk drive and ventilation fan was substantial, reflecting the size and weight of disk drives of the 1980s.
A Cassette Deck: HP 82161
Mini-cassette drives offered magnetic data storage in small, robust packages, making them handy for use with portable devices like calculators. Codenamed Filbert, the 82161 was designed to work with t ...
A Chip Shot: HP’s 32-Bit Single-Chip CPU
Hewlett-Packard developed the world’s first 32-bit single-chip CPU for the 9000 Desktop workstation.
A Loaded Deck of Cards
To assist the users of its programmable calculators, Hewlett-Packard began offering magnetic card inserts pre-programmed with popular scientific and financial calculation applications. Customers could ...
A Meaningful Medal: HP’s Deming Prize
Yokogawa Hewlett-Packard was only the third Japanese company with American ties to win the Deming prize, an esteemed award for quality management.
A Quick Drive: HP 9737
This is what over half a gigabyte of storage looked like in 1986. The HP 9737 Storage Disk Drive was groundbreaking for its time, offering up to 80 percent less power usage and 150 percent of the spee ...
A Really Small Reel: The HP 7980A
Released in 1988, the HP 7980A used a half-inch reel-to-reel magnetic tape to provide backup solutions for systems of 400MB or more. The reels laid on their sides inside the device, allowing it to tak ...
A Step in the Right Direction: The HP 9836C
The HP 9836C shows the gradual development of Hewlett-Packard’s personal calculators into personal computers. The keyboard, CPU and disk drives were all part of a self-contained unit, but the monitor ...
A Total Quality Tieclip
The Deming Prize medal, which Hewlett-Packard won in 1982, was one of the highest honors for Total Quality Management in the world, but it wasn’t easy to carry around. This Deming Prize tieclip allowe ...