Reviews and Problems with HP 50g Graphing Calculator
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Wish HP made a 48g still.
B. Shockley, Amazon
6 April 2016
Summary: I purchased this calculator after my HP 48g finally bit the dust (purchased in 1998). I'm an engineer by profession and loved my RPN calulator with a visible stack on screen. I do not utilize 90% of this calculator's capabilities.
Summary: Got this to replace my HP48GX after 14 years of use. Maybe it's not a fair comparison, since the HP48GX was 3x the cost of this one, but the first impression is that the 50g has a cheaper feel to it, both in the plastic the case is made from and the feel of the buttons when you press them.
Summary: It was great for the 4 years it worked. It died randomly while it was turned off. Reseted, changed all batteries etc. Nothing helps. It truly lived up to the expectation of HP brand durability; will work fine for the warranty period, maybe a year or two more, and then every single device that HP has...
Summary: Before this I had 2 different HP48G calculators. On the 48G, the enter button was up above the digits on the mid-left area of the keypad, and it was a bigger horizontal shaped button. On the 50G, the enter button is in the lower right, same size as the operation buttons.
Summary: The only reason for three stars is how difficult it is to understand. Apparently my thinking as a retired electrical engineer is not the same as those who have no trouble using this machine. It's not the RPN. That's easy. Nor the keyboard.
The calculator arrived in a short time and in good working order
6 March 2015
Summary: The calculator arrived in a short time and in good working order, but the manual and quick start guide were in Spanish. Not very helpful when you're trying to get started on a new calculator. Luckily manuals are easy to find online.