Whoops, I broke my HP 200LX.. I'll have to get it repaired before I can re-open this project.
NOTE TO SELF - Maybe try to get a 96 MB upgrade. What did I have?
This is just a placeholder page for now.
8086 DOS handheld computer.
- HP 200LX review
HP 200LX keyboard -- An 80-key QUERTY keyboard with a separate number pad, 10 function keys, and 8 application keys.
- HP 200LX and macros -- The keyboard may be completely controlled via automatic macros.
- HP 200LX and Power
- ~2015-08-27 -- This was replaced by my Zaurus SL-C1000.
2006-06-12 -- I still have my HP 200LX which I adore but just haven't been using.
2005-11-05 -- This was ported from my old CMS, and refactored.
- I had noted: There's more work to be done though, and more porting to be had.
I got this before 2001-03-04, and around or after 2000-10
Bundled Software ∞
TODO - list, describe, rate, screenshot, whatever.
MS-DOS 5.00 on ROM (100% compliant)
- It is missing some desktop MS-DOS 5.00 programs, but they can be copied over and will work (list all internal apps) FIXME - make them available for download.
- ROM 1.02a is the newest
- Application Manager
Bundled Productivity Software ∞
- Pocket Quicken (200LX only)
- Lotus 1-2-3 release 2.4
- cc:mail Remote
- Data communicatons
- Appointment Book
- Phone Book
- HP Financial Calculator
- Memo (text editor and outliner)
World Time and Stopwatch
Bundled Games ∞
It only comes with one game.. a silly maze type game. =/
Hard reset = Press the
ONkeys at the same time
- Or remove the main and backup battery for five minutes.
W programming language for MS-DOS
- Explicitly supports the 200lx.
- A CF modem or network card may work.
Backlighting used to be somewhat-possible, but it damaged too many screens to be commercially viable.
- PCMCIA Data Fax Modem
- Newton Keyboard (Modified For Use Only With HP 100/200LX
- car charger
- Also their website - http://www.usedhandhelds.com/repair-service-for-hp-200lx-100lx-1000cx-palmtop/
- I am told that SanDisk Ultra II CF cards Do not work
- https://hermocom.com/8-cat-hplx/13-storagecards.html [ 1 ] was hermocom.com/hplx/view-all-hp-palmtop-articles/13-storagecards
Netgear FA411 network card ∞
Additional software ∞
See also DOS.
The hp200lx meets the system requirements of many thousands of existing DOS applications with no modification necessary.
- HP Palmtop Software by A. Garzotto
- I want these files. Who owns this domain? Who ran this website?
- https://web.archive.org/web/20140618071741/http://www.ccdominoes.com:80/hplx/ -- some nice software
- hp200lx-db - A collection of Perl modules which are used to access the HP 200LX's database files. It currently supports GDB, NDB, PDB and to some extent also ADB and WDB files.
- LXPGP - PGP 2.6.x frontend.
- https://www.vector.co.jp/vpack/filearea/dos/util/machine/hp/index.html archive, non english -- do this dead last as a followup to check for newer versions and cool toys..
- Became https://web.archive.org/web/20170820140256/http://games.hplx.net:80/ which is down
- I cannot gain access to the mailing list archives.
- Various references lead to https://web.archive.org/web/20190907115932/https://www.eberl.com/ which is gone.
- Legacy hp200lx stuff. I have permission to use and re-host it.
- https://hermocom.com/hplx/view-all-hp-palmtop-articles/hardware-accessories-and-upgrades.html [ 2 ] was web.archive.org/web/20191110205530/https://hermocom.com/hplx/view-all-hp-palmtop-articles
- https://www.hermocom.com/downloads/HP%20Palmtops/index.html [ 3 ] was https://web.archive.org/web/20160521153646/http://hermocom.com/downloads/viewcategory/3-hp-palmtops)
- https://hermocom.com/hplx/view-all-hp-palmtop-articles/hardware-accessories-and-upgrades.html (( was web.archive.org/web/20191110205530/https://hermocom.com/hplx/view-all-hp-palmtop-articles
- hp mailing list (down)
- How to dismantle the HP 200LX
- HP200LX.NET -- Main page [SUPER]
- hp200lx.net -- stuff
- Palmtop Paper
- Khyber Technologies keyboard
- Newton Keyboard
To find ∞
- there are drivers for the serial port which can be turned off to save power (serctl /o)
- vertical reader
- ram driver
- (palmtoppaper) 95 Utility Pack -- for the 95lx, but might work elsewhere.. has a contrast adjuster, volume control, keyboard state, and more
Macintosh to HP 95LX Connectivity With MacLink Plus PC
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