HP 9830A

The HP 9830A was the top model in the first generation of HP's 9800 range.  The systems in the range were first described as programmable calculators and later as desktop computers.  The 9830A, despite being labelled as a calculator, contains a basic interpreter in ROM.

Systems in this range can be seen as forerunners of desktop computers.  These early systems were often marketed as 'calculators' to make purchasing easier for companies.

Manufacturer: Hewlett Packard
Date: 1972

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HP 9845B Hewlett Packard 1980
HP 9826A Hewlett Packard 1981
HP 9826 Hewlett Packard March 1981
HP 9836 Hewlett Packard 1983
HP 110 Hewlett Packard 1984
HP Portable Plus Hewlett Packard 1984
HP Apollo 710 Workstation Hewlett Packard 1992
HP OmniBook 300 Hewlett Packard 1993
HP OmniBook 800CT Hewlett Packard 1996
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HP 320LX Palmtop PC Hewlett Packard May 1997
HP OmniBook XE2 Hewlett Packard 1999
HP Jornada 548 Hewlett Packard 2000
HP Compaq TC1100 Hewlett Packard 2003

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH43816. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

HP 9830A


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