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Covers memory organisation, ph-15c and branching, indirect addressing, sample program development, trigonometry and vectors, flags, complex mode, Solve thw Integrate, Matices and Statistical functions. See More Recent Categories Archives. The lack of alphabetic characters on the HPC also means that it is accepted in exams where newer HP calculators are rejected because they could be used to store notes and formulae.
Eventually I managed to get my hands on a 15C…. RPN calculator, binary clock, unix operating system, Lisp programming language, LaTeX document processing — the high road is a lonely road! It happened only a few times but I consider a finite stack depth to be a bug rather than a feature even though the HP manual lists an application where the finite depth is actually used.
Oh wait, Apple Macs were mentioned too. Having used my 15c since it has finally died. Gave out after ten years.
But it broke within a few years. On Ebay, a 15C in good shape can clurse for hundreds of dollars. On earlier HP calculators, thee arithmetic was carried out by storing the real and imaginary parts of just two complex numbers on the 4-level stack. Whenever I look at it, I idly wonder how much longer the battery will last. How to properly store your collection Don’t let a few small mistakes erode the value of your growing book collection.
Although admittedly binary clocks tge just showing off, rather than being superior like the other examples I gave. The new editions have new features, some of which are actually functional; but the net effect of hanging a zillion doodads on the original product is often to produce a slower, less playable product. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.
If you mention the 15C to a nerds of a certain age, our eyes grow misty at the utter perfection of it. Like all good converts, he feels compelled to proselytize, particularly about my perceived need for an iPhone. When I was about 7 years old this would be the late 70sI was given my first calculator, a small black Commodore with white buttons. The HP25 Hmm not a 25C but real close is also used a lot.
The real HP is now Agilent.
Fabulous manual continuing on from the Owner’s Handbook and covering in considerable depth: What makes Biblio different? I was the only one I knew in middle school with a reverse Polish notation calculator. And my battery had to be replaced about 10 years ago.
I think I replaced its batteries about 5 times over its life, say every 5 years. Due to their continued popularity secondhand HPC books are often available easu Amazon, ebay and other outlets. My father still uses his HP 11c.
And for many years after had a desktop HP calculator. You buy one of these handheld computers with internet connection.
It was a calculator that simply got everything right. You could store time and your location and declination and rectascention sp? The clock rate of the series is slower than the 41 in order to save power and and all are in the KHz range which was slow even in its day which was typically MHz x ; compare than with GHz today hp-11x x.
Now, am I alone if my love for the 15C? The HPC is simply the finest piece of handheld computing technology ever. I received my HP15C as a gift from a friend around I can choose from the 10B, the 10C and the 12C. Used book in very good condition. Find Rare Books Book Value. But it is still working perfectly and I use it every day.
It comprised a helical slider embedded in a cylinder, with a sliding clear plastic outer cylinder, all with suitable graduations. And let the bidding wars begin! If you ever see me with an iPhone, this will be why.