Calculators on desktops (was Re: Octal)

Chuck Guzis cclist at
Sat Sep 2 14:12:27 CDT 2006

On 9/2/2006 at 11:59 AM Rick Bensene wrote:

>My idea of the best calculator on the desktop is an HP 9100A/B or 9810,
>9820, or 9830, Wang 720C, IME-86S, or a Tektronix 31.  No native octal,
>but they can be programmed to do octal math.
>It's on-topic, these things are over 30 years old.

Rick, any particular reason that you don't like the TI SR-22?  It could do
also do hex--and it's over 30 years old.


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