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    Calculator question

    I cant remember the name of this calculator...Its about 5" by 8" its used by engineers....if you could give me the name and a picture of it...I would like to get one, just dont know the name. I know what it looks like, Thats the reason for the picture. Thanks in advance



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    Re: Calculator question

    old school: ti-92

    new school: voyage 200



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    Re: Calculator question

    Which one do you prefer? and why?



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    Re: Calculator question

    They're more or less the same. The TI 92 was discontinued and the voyage replaced it.



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    Re: Calculator question

    Thanks



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    Re: Calculator question

    Shoot, back in my day we rocked the TI-83 and if you were super awesome the TI-89!



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    Re: Calculator question

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1450 View Post
    Shoot, back in my day we rocked the TI-83 and if you were super awesome the TI-89!
    The 89 is essentially a 92 in a different form factor, IIRC.


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    Re: Calculator question

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone1450 View Post
    Shoot, back in my day we rocked the TI-83 and if you were super awesome the TI-89!
    I had the TI-83 in high school...and if you were REALLY cool, you had the TI-83 Plus!






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    Re: Calculator question

    Quote Originally Posted by tim_redd View Post
    old school: ti-92

    new school: voyage 200
    I priced the Voygage 200. For just a few dollars more, you can get an ipod touch. There are a lot of scientific/engineering apps available, and you can do a lot of other things, too.



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    Re: Calculator question

    Quote Originally Posted by no2cyclones View Post
    I had the TI-83 in high school...and if you were REALLY cool, you had the TI-83 Plus!
    Hell I had a TI 83 Silver. Yea, that's right you could see through it

    Except it's an 83 so there's no imaginary calculation support by default. Boy was that fun programming all that crap in BASIC for my Circuit Theory classes

    I bricked it somehow my junior year and refused to buy a new calculator. Sure made Statistics interesting



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    Re: Calculator question

    I've had the TI-83, TI-83+, TI-86, TI-89 Titanium! and sold them all!



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    Re: Calculator question

    What's with all this TI stuff? Real engineers use HP.

    I used an HP-41CV from 1983 until sometime in the late 1990s. It was in great physical shape...and then one day it would no longer power up. I then had an HP 42S until 2008, and then keyboard went bad. I've got an HP-35S now.


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    Re: Calculator question

    Wow I am kind of amazed at the responses to this thread. I didn't think any self respecting engineers used anything other than a (far superior) RPN calculator, preferably an HP 32S (or 48G if you couldn't get your hands on the other).




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    Re: Calculator question

    This is what I had:



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    Re: Calculator question

    Quote Originally Posted by CyFever View Post
    Wow I am kind of amazed at the responses to this thread. I didn't think any self respecting engineers used anything other than a (far superior) RPN calculator, preferably an HP 32S (or 48G if you couldn't get your hands on the other).
    Probably because a lot of high school calc books are based on using TI graphing calculators.



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