Getting started with the Epson HX-20 portable computer

  • 118 Pages
  • 2.13 MB
  • English
Phoenix Pub. Associates , Bushey, Herts
Epson HX-20 (Comp
StatementStan Corlett, John Cain.
ContributionsCain, John.
LC ClassificationsQA76.8.E174 C67 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2756149M
ISBN 100946576025
LC Control Number86109665

: Getting Started With the Epson Hx Portable Computer (): Stan Corlett: Books. Buy Using and Programming the Epson HX Portable Computer on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Using and Programming the Epson HX Portable Computer: Eric Balkan: : Books.

This book is unbiased, having been written independently of Epson. So, I won't be telling you to drop everything and run out to buy an HX The HX- 20 is good for some uses, not so good for some others. This book is a guide to out of the machine and/or pointing you towards a different getting the most machine that might better suit your : Springer Netherlands.

We have 4 Epson HX manuals available for free PDF download: Operation Manual, Quick Reference, Specification Sheet, Troubleshooting Tips Epson HX Operation Manual (75 pages) portable computer. Page 1 EPSON HX OPERATIONS MANUAL Kenneth Skier President SkiSoft, Inc.

Cambridge, Massachusetts ; Page 2 Epson America, Inc. No patent liability is assumed with respect to the use of the information contained herein. While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this book, the publisher and author assume no responsibility for errors or omissions.

PDF documentation for the Epson HX Icon Filename File size Timestamp Description; Parent directory: : Epson Technical Support Manual Section 1 part 1 (Thanks to Paul Stuijt) : Epson Technical Support Manual Section 1 part 2 (Thanks to. Epson HX Computer with expansion unit, printer and micro cassette drive AC Adapter 2-Black Ribbon Cartridges; 1 in the machine and 1 packaged new 1-Box or roll paper new 1-Operations Manual for the HX Notebook 1-Operations Manual for the Microcassette Drive 1-Set of Basic Tutorial Reference Manuals (Vol 1 and 2) 1-HX Idea Book which.

The world's first hand-held computer, the HX (called the HC in Japan), was created by bringing together Epson's* core technologies. Incorporating a multitude of functions in a body with an A4 footprint, the computer weighed a mere kg.

The Epson HX (also known as the HC) was the first "true" laptop computer.

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It was invented in July by Yukio Yokozawa, who worked for Suwa Seikosha, a branch of Japanese company Seiko (now Seiko Epson), receiving a patent for the invention. It was announced in as the HC in Japan, and was introduced by Epson in North America as the HX at the COMDEX computer.

Using & Programming the Epson HX Portable Computer by Eric Balkan has a tantalising passage on p. *: T.L.

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Ronson of the HX User's Group also notes that a monochrome monitor can be hooked directly to the RS port of the HX Contact him for details. The HX was advertised as the "world's first 'note-book size' portable computer"; despite being the same size as an A4 sheet of paper and weighing 4lb [kg], the computer housed a full-size keyboard, built-in display and printer.

It was priced at under £, and aimed at the business user. Vintage Epson HX wtih Real Voice Speech Synthesizer test Portable Computer - Duration: LeRoy Miller 4, views. The World's First Laptop - Epson HX / HC.

the same time, the HX was able to communicate with a host computer, allowing users to freely send and receive data with an off-site computer. Thus the HX can indeed be called the forerunner of the modern mobile PC. Background Epson's first computer was the EX-1, which was released in Later, in the s.

Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Balkan, Eric. Using and programming the Epson HX portable computer. Workingham, Berkshire, England: Van Nostrand Reinhold (UK), © (DLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Eric Balkan.

The HX/PX-4 was the successor to the Epson HX It offered more RAM, more in ROM and a tilt screen borrowed from the Epson Geneva PX Related Items in Collection: Epson HX Portable Computer, Epson Geneva PX-8 Portable Computer. Related Items Wanted: Cassette interface, additional peripherals, ROMs, manuals, software.

Introduced at the COMDEX computer show in Las Vegas, the Epson HX drew great attention as the beginning of a new trend - powerful, battery-operated, briefcase-sized computers. Everything is included for a convenient and useful portable computer - a full-size keyboard, an LCD screen, built-in data storage, and rechargeable batteries.

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Epson HX Portable Computer. Joel. the Radio Shack TRS series that I first cut my teeth on—even those were too bulky to include in some of the first portable computers.

Epson's HX The HX and PX-8 both have a four cell battery. For charging four C-type cells in series in a reasonable time, you need a higher voltage than 6 volt. The HOOAAG delivers volt with no computer connected, and volt when charging a HX with mA.

Any generic wall wart adapter will work, but make sure the maximum current is about mA. Manufacturer: Epson, Model: HX, Type of document: User manual, Category: Laptop, Number of pages: HX But if youdo wish to learn about programming, the accompanying Epson HX BASIC Tutorial and Reference Manual will teach you every-thing you need to know.

It will take you from a computer novice to an accomplished com-puter programmer, in only a few evenings. J When you use the HX, you’ll notice that its full-size. Vintage Epson HX Computer, Manuals and Accessories.

The computer itself is in very good cosmetic condition but DOES NOT POWER ON. This unusual bundle includes: the computer (to which the Epson memory expansion pack and the optional micro cassette drive were added), a zippered carry case for the computer, the original computer case (which doesn’t hold the computer once the End date:   Epson HX portable computer with accessories and manual book, made of plastics, metals and paper by Epson Japan, Labels and date [Gallery 76] PORTABLE COMPUTER: EPSON ‘HX’ The ‘HX’ is regarded as the first laptop computer.

It was designed to be the same size as standard American letter paper and to fit into a. Epson HX Programs. NEW: Download programs from the distant past that will make the world's first laptop (the Epson HX) come ALIVE again. Digitally restored from micro-tape. These programs are not compatible with other RETRO-PCs; not even the Commodore The HX allowed the programmer to use commands that were unique to its x Epson HX Vintage Portable Computer W/ Case & Power Cord.

£ £ postage. or Best Offer. See more like this. Vintage Epson Equity II Plus QA micro processor computer ISA slots. £ £ postage. VHTF Vintage Epson Equity LT Laptop Computer with carrying bag TESTED WORKING. £ This is my newly aquired Epson HX vintage computer, it has a "real voice" speech synthesizer, a little info about the computer, where to find a power supp.

Epson HX with Hard Case The Epson HX (also known as the HC) is generally regarded as the first laptop computer, announced in Novemberalthough first sold widely in Hailed by BusinessWeek magazine as the "fourth revolution in personal computing", it is generally considered both the first notebook and handheld computer.

1. The First True Laptop: Epson's HX () photograph: Courtesy of Erik Klein, Just as the Tin Lizzie was among automobiles, the Epson HX was the first portable. Epson HX computer. (evaluation) David H. Ahl. Epson HX Computer If you have picked up just about any computer magazine in the last six months you have probably seen the double page ad spread in which the Epson HX is pictured full size.

Indeed, the unit could almost have been pictured on a single page, since it measures just 8 1/2 X A laptop (also laptop computer), is a small, portable personal computer (PC) with a "clamshell" form factor, typically having a thin LCD or LED computer screen mounted on the inside of the upper lid of the clamshell and an alphanumeric keyboard on the inside of the lower lid.

The clamshell is opened up to use the computer. Laptops are folded shut for transportation, and thus are suitable for. Epson HX portable computer. Catalog Number Type Physical object. Description Object consists of the computer and a hard plastic case.

Date ca. Manufacturer Epson Place Manufactured Japan Identifying Numbers. Model number: H20EU expansion unit: Model number: HX computer: Other number.The first significant development towards laptop computing was announced in and sold from Julythe 8/bit Epson HX It featured a full-transit key keyboard, rechargeable nickel-cadmium batteries, a small (×pixel) dot-matrix LCD with 4 lines of text, 20 characters per line text mode, a 24 column dot matrix printer, a.The successor was the PX-8 which combined advantages from the QX (CP/M, wide screen) with the HX portability.

Inside: Epson boards usually have names. The HX board name is 'MOSU'. The BASIC 'PRINT FRE(0)' command should return bytes free for a non-expanded HX