"Programmers" Calculator (was Re: ZX81 denigrated!)

From: Philip Pemberton <philpem_at_dsl.pipex.com>
Date: Sun Nov 28 14:33:41 2004

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          "Dr. Ido" <dr.ido_at_bigpond.net.au> wrote:

> They made an LCD version as well, I have one somewhere (not that I'm likely
> to find it anytime soon). From memory it's a variant of the TI-55mk2.
> If you want something cheaper still from memory the casio fx-100d has hex,
> octal, binary and some logic functions. There shouldn't be any trouble
> finding one. At least around here they were the standard "high school"
> calculator before the graphic calcs came along.

At the moment, I'm looking at the TI-89 Titanium. Hex and binary conversion
onboard, programmable in TI-BASIC, 68k assembler or C. 3.5MiB User FLASH,
180KiB User RAM, 160x100 greyscale LCD. Beats faffing around with Windoze
Calculator, anyway.

Phil.                              | Acorn Risc PC600 Mk3, SA202, 64MB, 6GB,
philpem_at_philpem.me.uk              | ViewFinder, 10BaseT Ethernet, 2-slice,
http://www.philpem.me.uk/          | 48xCD, ARCINv6c IDE, SCSI
... If at first you don't succeed, call it Ver 1.0
Received on Sun Nov 28 2004 - 14:33:41 GMT

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