HP 9000 Model 425e

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Project status

Phase Status Notes
Powers on?
Passes firmware self-test?
Working serial console? haven’t tried
Framebuffer works? standard VGA plug
OS boots? HP-UX 9.1 installed on a SCSI2SD
Working GUI? X-Windows and VUE
Working input devices? Use HP-HIL peripherals

Pictures

hp425e front

hp425e front

hp425e back

hp425e back

Specifications

Manufacturer Hewlett Packard Company
Model Apollo Series 400 Model 425e
CPU Motorola 68040 @ 25 MHz
Architecture m68k
Memory 16 MB (2x 8MB ECC Fast Page 72-pin SIMMs)
Frame Buffer Integrated HP “EVRX” 8-bit frame buffer, VGA connector
Internal Expansion None
Hard Drive None
External Storage None
Serial Ports 3x DB-9 RS-232
Keyboard HP-HIL and Domain proprietary buses
Mouse Daisy-chained via an HP-HIL keyboard
Networking BNC 10Base-2 Ethernet and AUI Ethernet
Audio 1x 18 ″ audio input (microphone / line-in)
1x 18 ″ audio output (line-out)
SCSI SCSI-2 micro DB-50
Parallel Port PC-style DB25