ZX81 denigrated! (was Re: Approaches to projects)

From: Joe R. <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Sun Nov 28 08:13:39 2004

At 01:31 AM 11/28/04 +0000, you wrote:
>In message <m1CYDPc-000JEDC_at_p850ug1>
> ard_at_p850ug1.demon.co.uk (Tony Duell) wrote:
>> In any case, my programmable calculators have real mass storage
>> (including 3.5" floppies), 80 column video, decent printers, useful I/O,
>> and so on. I use HP41s with IL and most of the peripherals...
>Heh. I've been toying with the idea of buying one of the TI programmable
>graphics calculators (probably a TI-84). Anyone got one? Can they be made to
>do RPN, hex->bin conversion, bitwise operations, etc.?
>Failing that, anyone care to suggest a nice, (fairly) low-cost programmers'
>calculator? I know at least one person is going to say "HP 16C", but I
>haven't seen any around my neck of the woods for a while, and the ones I've
>seen on Ebay seem to go for insane amounts.

   TI made a "programmers" calculator at one time. LED display IIRC. I
doubt they still make it but you should be able to find one on E-bay and
TIs usually go cheap.

Received on Sun Nov 28 2004 - 08:13:39 GMT

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