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|Please note the movable plastic piece in this compartment. If you remove the battery, it can be moved back, exposing normal battery connectors. Also, there's a similar sized battery pack in the optional RAMDisk module.|
6V DC in.
4 x 1.2V/500mAH Ni-cad pack
4.8V /50mAh Ni-cad
|Production year: 0000||OS: CP/M|
|Type: Laptop||RAM: 64KB|
|ROM: 32KB||Display: Internal LCD||Resolution: 40 x 8chars|
So, what's this then? Produced in 1985, it looks superficially like the older HX-20, but when you start looking, there's a few differences.
Other details that you will notice is that the screen is hinged, there are small feet in the back of the machine to give it a tilt, the keyboard can easily be removed just by removing 3 screws(No cable, just a pressure based connector), and that this machine have a VERY recessed RESET switch.
The mini printer have a 8049 microcontroller and a 2KB ROM. That is NOT usual in these types. They are usually just 'dumb' interfaces that the computer must control by itself. What made the designers decide on stuffing a dedicated processor in the printer? (Not that I'm complaining. :-)