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HP 9000 microcomputer

Meanwhile, people who were very much not hobbyists were zeroing in on the order of magnititude between the $100,000 VAX and the $1000 hobby machine; the HP 9000 line of microcomputers all clocked in around $10,000 but gave the working engineer or scientist a machine of similar utility to the VAX terminal.

© Roy Brander, P.Eng 2007