Hewlett-Packard HP-80

Serial number 1247S12062: 1972, 47th week, Singapore
Accessories Pouch

Power supply

Manual: HP-80 Bedienungs-Handbuch (German), bound printout from the MoHPC CD-ROM
Condition Absolutely excellent! Not even the silver lining shows any kind of wear. Instructions on the back in German.
Repairs, Comment
Acquired 17.3.2003

Serial number 1507S06128: 1975, 7th week, Singapore
Accessories Pouch

Manual: HP-80 Bedienungs-Handbuch (German, 94 pages, dated Dec 1973)

Quick Reference: HP-80 Kurzanleitung (German, 21 pages, dated April 1974)

Power supply, 220V AC

Plastic box
Condition Absolutely excellent! Only a few small scratches in the keyboard area. Silver lining ok. On the top edge a somewhat loose sticker labelled "Property of". On the back a sticker of the "Gesamthochschule-Siegen" with "Inv.-Nr.: 120.0116/4" and other unreadable information. The sticker is in a bad shape.
Instructions on the back in German.
Repairs, Comment
Acquired 9.7.2004


.
HP codename, series None, Classic
Type, Precision, Input mode Financial, 10 BCD digits, exponent 99, Reverse Polish Notation
Programmable No
Memory 1 storage register, not permanent
Display 15 digit 7 segment red LED, 1 digit used for sign, three for exponent and sign
Special features Different from other HP calculators the Enter key is labelled "SAVE".
On the back a sticker with instructions.
Original Pricing, Production 1.2.1973 ($395) - 1.10.1978 ($295)
Batteries Accu pack with 3x AA cells or external power supply with special connector
Dimensions Length 15.1cm, Width 8cm, Height 3.6cm
Links HP-80 Owner's Manual (English), PDF, dated 4/1973
HP-80 Bedienungs-Handbuch (German), PDF, dated 8/1974
HP-80 Kurzanleitung (German), PDF, dated 4/1974
For a brief explanation of the financial functions see HP's second financial calculatr, the HP-70.
Comment HP's second calculator and the first business/financial model.
.
Back To Contents