actually it may be even worse, because the
"petticoat" looks like the
even rarer 9835A (http://hpmuseum.net/image.php?file=992
), which looks
very much like the 9825, but does not have the LED display or printer.
Does it have the 'flap' on the right side of the top? The hinges for that
are clearly visible in the picture of the Petticoat.
How rare is the 9835? OK, it's one family I don't have an example of, but
I've not seriously looked for one.
BTW although the monitor on top of the peticoat, looks
like an HP
monitor (e.g. like the one used for the HP-86), the 9835A used a
To me it looks like an NEC monitor. I have the 9" CRT version on my bench
as a test monitor, there was also a 12" model. HP adverts showed similar
monitors with an HP badge on them. The monitor that came with my HP86B,
although it looks somewhat different is also an NEC (albeit a different
model), the chassis says NEC all over it.