Computer Systems

HP 3000 Series III

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Name: 3000 Series III
Product Number: 32425A
Introduced: 1978
Division: General Systems
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Original Price: $115000
Catalog Reference: 1979, page 614
Donated by: Computer History Museum (Photo)


The 3000 Series III ran the MPE III operating system. This computer came standard with 256 Kb of semiconductor memory, expandable to 2 MB. The basic model also came standard with a 7920A disc drive, 7970E tape drive and a 2640 terminal. The 3000 Series III could support up to 64 terminals.

Dave Bryan has released a simulator for the 3000 Series III, available at the SIMH site.

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