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    blithering idiot jhota's Avatar
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    score! (geeks only)



    working HP-35, just needs a battery pack. runs fine on the wall adapter.

    cost: FREE!

    *does happy dance*

    now i just need to re-learn RPN.

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    God, I haven't seen one of those in years!
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    Strange thing...when they first came out, I picked one up and started using it. Without knowing or thinking about it, RPN just came naturally. It was years later that I learned about RPN, and learned that the 35 used it.

    I think that this is yet another case of a superior system losing the battle.

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    Damn that reminds me of my first calculator, and I am not even that old!
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    I must be too young
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    Quote Originally Posted by phantomcow2 View Post
    I must be too young
    ...the HP-35 was available from 1972 to 1975

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by phantomcow2 View Post
    I must be too young
    You're definitely too young

    My statistical calculator runs on Assembler Machine Language rather than RPN.
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    I used to sell those for $39.95 when I worked at Sears back in 1976.

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    That is a score indeed!!!
    if a calculator doesn't have an "enter" key, I pretty much have a tough time using it! In fact, yesterday I had to calculate some camera viewing angles and I so needed the SQRT key to execute. Where was my hp48gx when I needed it...

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    talk about closeout pricing! msrp was $395 until the 45 came out in '73, when it was reduced to $295...

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    Hmm, I remember seeing something similar to that at my grandmother's house years ago, though I don't know if it was an RPN model. I'm sure it belonged to one of my uncles at one point. I thought the magified LED (not LCD!) readout was neat.

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    another cat...FAB! stevesurf's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by jhota View Post


    working HP-35, just needs a battery pack. runs fine on the wall adapter.

    cost: FREE!

    *does happy dance*

    now i just need to re-learn RPN.
    Also, isn't that the first model with a four position stack? You can use the R (down arrow) or Rolldown to just grab different stack contents that you stored with the enter key

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    LOL, I'm too young!

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    So that's some sort of calculator?

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    Quote Originally Posted by roadfix View Post
    I used to sell those for $39.95 when I worked at Sears back in 1976.
    Yeah, and I know the penalty for being a First Adoptor. I was the second person at my Engineering School to have one and it cost about $300.00. One Professor in Engineering collected them through 1980 and had over a dozen. For my work in underground mining there is still no substitute as the display of an HP 35 glowed in the absolute darkness underground. You might pay a small fortune for one today.

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    I wish I had one of those...

    The mud is so bad around here, that'd be handy for scraping it off my boots.
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