200 Series Selection:
|Name: 98603B BASIC 5.1 ROM|
|Product Number: 98603B|
|Division: Fort Collins Systems|
|Original Price: $2020|
|Catalog Reference: 1989, page 659|
|Donated by: Dominique Berget (photo)|
BASIC 5.1 DIO ROM for 200 and 300 Series computers. This plug-in board significantly increases the performance of 200 Series computers (as well as the 310 and 320) compared to systems with RAM-based operating systems. Documentation for BASIC 5.1 can be found here.
These boards are very rare. Because of the high cost of ROM hardware and the rapidly changing nature of operating systems and software, almost all solutions were RAM-based by the end of the 1980s.Dominique Berget has read the contents of the 12 ROMs on this board and created a replacement for this board, using more modern components. Click More Images to see a photo of the replacement board. To learn more about this board or to share similar information on other HP 9000 products, contact Dominique on email@example.com. ^ TOP
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