Hewlett Packard HP-38G


Serial number 3535S00929: 1995, 35th week, Singapore
Accessories Protective plastic cover
Condition Absolutely excellent!
Repairs, Comments Version HP-38-A1.67 Copyright HP, 1993, 95.
Acquired 2.6.2003

Serial number ID84500642: Indonesia, 1998, 45th week
Accessories Protective plastic cover

Manual: Benutzerhandbuch HP-38G (German, 10/1998)

Brochure: HP-38G Graphic Calculator Accessories (various languages)

Original cardboard box with plastic insert
Condition Mint out of the box!
Repairs, Comments
Acquired 7.7.2003

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HP codename, series Elsie, Charlemagne
Type, Precision, Input mode Scientific, 12 BCD digits, exponent 499, Algebraic
Programmable Yes. Algebraic RPL.
Performance Index 21. Surprisingly, this is faster than the HP-39G/40G.
Memory 32kB, 512kB ROM, permanent memory
Display 132x64 pixel black&white LCD, 22x8 characters
Processor
Yorke (00048-80063, 4 MHz)
Special features Aplets (Animated Personal Learning Tools).
Undocumented features:
  • Use "@ ... @" to insert comments into programs.
  • Type "rules" to get a list of design members.
  • Use "syseval 535863" to return the number of unused bytes in RAM.
  • To put a screendump into SKETCH variable G0: press ON, press PLOT, release ON, release PLOT.
  • The plastic cover shows the numbers Pi and 6.0030000004. Apparently, this was randomly chosen by the graphics designer and has no inherent meaning.
Original Pricing, Production 6.4.1995 ($118) - 2002
Batteries 3xAAA
Dimensions Length 18cm, Width 8.5cm, Height 2.8cm
Links HP-38G/39G/40G/48XX/49G Links
hpcalc.org: HP38 Documentation files.
HPDATABase (Craig Finseth)
KTG's HP 38G graphics calculator page.
Comment For a comparisn of the HP-38G/39G/40G/48XX/49G see this overview.
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