One for Tony or other HP fetishists I suspect - was Re: Thrift Store Finds (was: Re: Latest thrift store find - Ruby iMac (400MHz G3))
mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Jun 14 12:38:36 CDT 2009
On Jun 14, 2009, at 1:13 PM, Gordon JC Pearce wrote:
>>> I spotted what looked like an odd rubber-cased HP41 on a stall at a
>>> boot sale. The guy also runs a small army surplus shop so
>>> although I
>>> didn't get it there I might ask him about it if I go in during the
>>> It had four openings at the back about the size of a matchbox end-
>>> with brown flexiprint circuit stuff folded over plastic tabs in the
>>> middle of each one.
>> This description matches the expansion slots on a standard HP-41.
>> What's with the rubber case, I wonder? Some sort of protective cover
>> like the ones available for most mobile phones?
> It's possible that the functions on the buttons are "non-standard" - I
> should at least have taken a photo :-/ It looked like it was very
> part of the device, not something that would come off easily, and
> it had
> "proper" HP labelling on the back.
Hmm, very interesting indeed. I wonder what that was.
Port Charlotte, FL
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