>>> I sold a working one of these to Bill Sudebrink. He has all of the
Cool. Good to know they're with one of us!
>>> if you run this command, you can test the printer: ... 10 print "this is
a test" [enter] ... run [enter]
That was the very first thing I did! :) The printer works.
From: B Degnan [mailto:billdeg@...
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2007 9:04 PM
Subject: Re: [midatlanticretro] HP-85B
I sold a working one of these to Bill Sudebrink. He has all of the tapes,
manuals,etc. the only problem with the unit was the tape capstan. I am
unsure if he has fixed it since the swap meet.
if you run this command, you can test the printer:
10 print "this is a test" [enter]
by default the print output goes to the printer.
> I tinkered with our HP-85B today. It seems to work, as does the
> built-in printer, but of course I didn't have a tape to test the drive.
> I might download the 85's user manual but it is 340-something pages ....
> errr maybe I'll just download the pocket guide.
> This system is cool because in 1980 it was HP's transition between a
> "desktop calculator" and a microcomputer.
> Yahoo! Groups Links
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