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by ctrclckws
Fri Dec 25, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: DM42
Topic: Merry Christmas to forum contributors
Replies: 15
Views: 689

Re: Merry Christmas to forum contributors

Buon Natale
by ctrclckws
Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: DM41X
Topic: How big was the DM41X Beta batch?
Replies: 15
Views: 842

Re: How big was the DM41X Beta batch?

The initial production batch had serial numbers reported in this forum > 6000. Was it really that large?
by ctrclckws
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:51 am
Forum: DM41X
Topic: How big was the DM41X Beta batch?
Replies: 15
Views: 842

Re: How big was the DM41X Beta batch?

That explains a lot. Especially with the comment that DM42 and DM41X serial numbers may be intermingled.
by ctrclckws
Sat Dec 12, 2020 12:10 pm
Forum: DM41X
Topic: How big was the DM41X Beta batch?
Replies: 15
Views: 842

Re: How big was the DM41X Beta batch?

My beta is 36, production is 181.
by ctrclckws
Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: DM41X
Topic: Lack of battery mention in the DM41X User Manual
Replies: 7
Views: 441

Re: Lack of battery mention in the DM41X User Manual

The battery is not rechargeable. It is user replaceable.
A rechargeable version of the CR-2032 battery does exist. Swissmicros would have to indicate whether the circuitry needed for recharging from USB is implemented.
by ctrclckws
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Hardware issues
Topic: DM42 works with USB but not battery
Replies: 24
Views: 5615

Re: DM42 works with USB but not battery

That's our global world. Companies are constantly looking for the lowest total costs, labor, materials, shipping, etc.

Maximize profits, and sometimes quality suffers.
by ctrclckws
Sun Oct 25, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: WP34S overlay and cable
Replies: 16
Views: 1106

Re: WP34S overlay and cable

The overlay used to be available from commerce.hpcalc.org.

I asked on the hpmuseum site for help with flashing, and got some kind responses.
by ctrclckws
Thu Oct 15, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: DM41X
Topic: USB connection really flaky
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: USB connection really flaky

I have some cables where the metal portion, not covered by the insulation material is longer. The cables for my Samsung phones generally have a shorter metal portion.
by ctrclckws
Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: DM41X
Topic: Thank you, SM!
Replies: 23
Views: 2502

Re: Thank you, SM!

Rcvd #181 in eight days to Northern New Jersey. The keyboard does feel much nicer.

Thank you.
by ctrclckws
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: Torr and mmHg ??
Replies: 31
Views: 4122

Re: Torr and mmHg ??

No flames. With all the tools, etc. It would be hard to switch now. But, at least lables include both. Some roads have dual speed limits. Cars can be mixed systems. So a mechanic may need both sets of tools. But if it were done when Jefferson was President, there would have been a lot less things to...