HP 9836 systems and Fuji Pictrography 4000 printer available

Bob Rosenbloom bobalan at sbcglobal.net
Sat May 27 15:51:31 CDT 2017

On 5/26/2017 12:50 PM, Tony Duell wrote:
> On Fri, May 26, 2017 at 8:45 PM, Bob Rosenbloom via cctalk
> <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
>> Spring cleaning time!
>> I have three vintage HP 9836 computers, two monochrome monitors, one color
>> monitor and three printers.
>> I'm sure they are going to need work to get running. No testing has been
>> done. Could probably get two out
>> of the three working. Somewhere I have a few various I/O cards also that
>> will be included.
> The video boards (in the main unit, under the left disk drive) are different
> between mono and colour versions of the 9836. You can't use a colour
> monitor on a monochrome machine or vice versa. So if somebody
> ends up taking 1 or 2 machines, make sure you get the right monitors.
> An easy way to tell them apart without dismantling is that the colour
> machine has a thumbwheel (contrast control) on the bottom.. Left
> side, about level with the front of the drives. The mono machine
> doesn't. The mono motor has a knob on the back, the colour
> monitor has an IEC mains connector.
> -tony

I looked at the three machines. Two are monochrome and the third has a 
sticker saying it's been upgraded to
an 9836C so that's the one for the color monitor.

Unfortunately, it looks like no one is interested in them so they might 
get scrapped. Oh well... I just don't have
room to keep everything.


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