200 Series Selection:
|Product Number: 9837|
|Division: Fort Collins Systems|
|Original Price: $14500|
|Catalog Reference: 1985, page 74|
|Donated by: Stan Kurzet, Newport Beach California.|
The 9837H was the high-performance graphics workstation of the 200 Series range. This unit came standard with 512K RAM and a 12.5 MHz Motorola 68000 processor. It also came with a high-resolution (1024 x 768 dot) seventeen inch monitor (98781A) and mouse. Like the 9920, the 9837 was a modular, rack-mountable computer, with 15 expansion slots. The 9837 was also known as the 9000 Model 237 and 9000/237. The 9837 was identical to the 9920 except for the high resolution video board plugged into the bottom-most slot of the back plane (this slot was empty in the 9920). The 9837 also had a plug for an HP-HIL keyboard rather than the standard keyboard used on the 9816 and 9920.
The 9000/237 was obsoleted in May of 1986.
Be sure to visit Olivier De Smet's emulator project for 200 Series computers.
9837s are very rare. We have two units at the museum. We have not succeeded in getting either unit to output to a 98786A or 98781A monitor using the built-in high-resolution video card (although both units will happily output to a composite monitor using the 98204 interface).
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