|Name: DeskJet Portable|
|Product Number: C2614A|
|Ad: Click to see|
|Original Price: $599|
|Catalog Reference: 1994, page 34|
The DeskJet Portable was HP's first 300-dpi portable printer (a battery-powered version of the original ThinkJet was made in 1984). The DeskJet Portable had a detachable paper feeder and optional battery. In Australia, this product was a big seller in 1993 when HP dropped its price to measure price elasticity in low-end inkjet printers.
The DeskJet 310 and DeskWriter 310 (P/N C2617A) were introduced in October of 1993 at a price of $379. These printers offered optional color printing capability.
Worldwide, portable printer sales never reached the levels that HP had hoped for, despite the strong growth of laptop computers in the 1990s.
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