Search found 54 matches

by reavy
Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:05 pm
Forum: Hardware issues
Topic: Faceplate cosmetic problems
Replies: 24
Views: 723

Re: Faceplate cosmetic problems

I see the small defect in the 6, but not in the x<>y key.
by reavy
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: May 2021 Speculations
Replies: 20
Views: 886

May 2021 Speculations

Does anyone have any speculation or rumors to share on what's going to be announced in May 2021? The SM website history section has my hopes up: https://www.swissmicros.com/company -- look for "History" table. New printer, maybe? Since the new year didn't magically erase all of 2020's glob...
by reavy
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:52 pm
Forum: DM1x/DM41
Topic: DM15 availability?
Replies: 1
Views: 210

Re: DM15 availability?

I have a DM41 available for sale if anyone is interested.
by reavy
Mon Jan 04, 2021 9:50 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: 43S News
Replies: 993
Views: 256333

Re: 43S News

Have you ever noticed that the numpad on your keyboard is oriented for left hand use and not right hand? That enter key is placed for the left hand’s thumb. You would have worked the adding machine with your left hand while your right hand made entires in the ledger with pen or pencil. Unless of cou...
by reavy
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:04 am
Forum: DM42
Topic: Kind of "overflow" in integers
Replies: 16
Views: 500

Re: Kind of "overflow" in integers

I discovered something like this when using the rotate function. The calculator considers only the integer part of the number and coverts that to binary.

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by reavy
Mon Dec 28, 2020 10:25 pm
Forum: DM41X
Topic: Delivery to California USA
Replies: 24
Views: 1982

Re: Delivery to California USA

The week before Christmas in Arizona, we had days with neither USPS pickup nor delivery — very unusual.
by reavy
Thu Dec 17, 2020 4:48 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: Great Conjunction
Replies: 2
Views: 284

Re: Great Conjunction

Thanks for the heads up! I’m going to try to get the kids out to see this, too.
by reavy
Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:16 pm
Forum: DM41X
Topic: How big was the DM41X Beta batch?
Replies: 15
Views: 892

Re: How big was the DM41X Beta batch?

I remember it being shown in one of the Shanghai videos that the serial numbers don’t come off the line serially.
by reavy
Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Hardware issues
Topic: Upgraded keypad
Replies: 31
Views: 3884

Re: Upgraded keypad

This is an enthusiast product made in small batches with several hand assembly steps. It’s not something being made on the scale of the latest iThing with dedicated factories and hundreds of millions of units produced per model. Who knows how many factory retoolings there are between batches of any ...
by reavy
Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:47 am
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: Fancy Leather Cases
Replies: 36
Views: 1988

Re: Fancy Leather Cases

For sizing, I realize your aim is the Swiss Micros DM machines, but are you also sizing thickness for Pioneers as well? If there’s enough interest, I could be talked into doing Voyager and Pioneer versions too. The Voyager ones would at least apply to SM because I think they have the same dimension...