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EEVblog 1404 – The Amazing HP 9845B Computer

The HP9845B 16 bit computer was revolutionary in 1979 and the early 1980’s, find out why. The 9845C colour version of this created the amazing war room images for the movie War Games Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1404-the-amazing-hp-9845b-computer/ Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1364 – Compaq Portable PSU REPAIR

Dave repairs the Compaq Portable Plus power supply. And takes a look at the schematic and an unusual old documentation system. Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1364-compaq-portable-psu-repair/ Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1358 – $250,000 IBM Processor X-RAYED!

Collaboration with CPU Galaxy! The $250,000 IBM ceramic hybrid TCM processor module is X-RAYED! BONUS x-ray of a classic DIP chip! Technical PDF: https://eevblog.com/files/ibm-system390-air-cooled-alumina-thermal-conduction-module.pdf Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1358-$250-000-ibm-processor-x-rayed/ Podcast: Download

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