HP Omnibook 2100
I've bought this notebook as damaged as I needed spare
parts, and I found that the only problem it has is with power connector
desoldered from board. I've used it as my Win98 machine until I got
Tecra ntebooks were chosen because they had good quality-price ratio and were easily accessible. The only negative thing with these laptops is their pointing device: Toshiba stood long with trackpoint-only notebooks, while other manufacturers started to use touchpads. But it should be noted that for experienced user using trackpoint is as comfortable as touchpad.
|Year of unit||ca. 1998|
|Year of introduction||ca. 1997|
|CPU||Intel Pentium MMX 200MHz|
|RAM||32MB (upgradeable by SODIMM)|
|Floppy Disk||In a bay|
|Other media||CD-ROM drive in a bay|
|Graphics and display:||800x600 TFT|
|Keyboard and pointing device:||Small PC keyboard without numeric
1 - Ground
|I/O:|| - Serial port
- Parallel port
- VGA video out
- PCMCIA x2
- Dock connector
|Possible upgrades:||Memory etc.|
Unfortunately my unit has no HDD and its cable, so I can't install an OS on it.
Here you can find hardware servicing manual for it. Disassembly procedure is described there.
And HP still (2014) has support for it: Look here or in HP's suport website as they like to move stuff.