VCF weekend in the Midwest

From: Joe R. <>
Date: Tue Nov 9 16:11:36 2004

At 04:40 PM 11/9/04 -0500, you wrote:
>At 01:46 PM 11/9/04, you wrote:
>>You can actually unplug the 9830 ROMs, plug in 9825 ROMs and it becomes a
>>9825 again.
>Have you done this?

  No. But if you look at the link that I gave you'll see exactly what I was told. It's an exact quote, I cut and pasted it from a message from one of the 9825/9831 designers. If they fit I won't worry about trying them. HP is good about making incompatible parts really incompatible.

I'm not sure I'd want to risk it, but I have
>a bunch of 9825 machines -- some with full travel keyboards -- that
>would be nicer to use than the "chicklet" keyboard.

   You should be able to swap keyboards if you'd rather got that way.

>> See <> for more info.
>Thanks for the link. I do have a plug-in ROM for the 9885 drives.
>The ROM is an HP 98218A and is marked "For Use in 9831A."

   Interesting! I was told that they didn't make any roms for the 9831 since all the 9830 ROMs were built in. I should look at my 9831. I've never done anything with it and it's buried.


>I did put up some photos at
Received on Tue Nov 09 2004 - 16:11:36 GMT

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