FAQ

1. I have an old product or other item I would like to donate to the HP Archives.


Thank you very much for your offer of a donation. Unfortunately, the HP Archives is unable to accept outside gifts at this time. You may want to consider donating your product to the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California (www.computerhistory.org) or to a local history museum. If you are trying to donate a calculator, you may want to refer to www.hpmuseum.org. This is a hobbyist site for HP calculator collectors that, although not supported by HP, may have the resources you are looking for.


We do consider donations from HP employees and retirees. Please send a detailed description of your product, including its condition, and we will consider it for addition to the archives.


2. I would like to replace my vintage HP calculator or other product. Do you know where I can get one?


To purchase a vintage HP product, you may consult Internet auction sites. If you are looking for a vintage calculator, you also may want to refer to www.hpmuseum.org. This is a hobbyist site for HP calculator collectors that, although not supported by HP, may have the resources you are looking for.


3. I have an old HP calculator or other product that HP no longer sells. Can I get it repaired? Can you send me manual or technical drawings for it? Do you have batteries or other supplies for it?


We're sorry, but at this time the HP Archives is unable to provide technical support, documentation or supplies for old or discontinued products. If you are looking for information or support on vintage calculators, you may want to refer to www.hpmuseum.org. This is a hobbyist site for HP calculator collectors that, although not supported by HP, may have the resources you are looking for.


4. I have a vintage HP product; can you tell me how much it is worth?


The HP Archives does not appraise products. To determine the value of a product, you may consult Internet auction web sites or engage the services of a professional appraiser.


5. I am a student doing a research project. Where can I find information about HP?


Please refer to HP's student info web site at www.hp.com/hpinfo/abouthp/studentinfo/. The HP Archives cannot provide any additional information to students.


You may also check the following HP web resources:


Corporate Newsroom and PR

Fast facts

Investor relations

Student information

Company history