1981 Hewlett Packard workstation restored

Tech Tangents procured and restored a $25,000 HP Series 200 workstation from the early 1980s. It had a 32-bit CPU and 2.8Mb of RAM, way ahead of anything contemporary that one might call a personal computer. It had a version of Pac Man you can play, though the typical use case back then was cutting-edge CAD.

The HP 9836 computer is incredible, expensive, uncommon, and unknown. I am so excited to have this one and thrilled to get it up and running!

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