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by HPMike
Mon May 25, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: how to use mort.raw?
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: how to use mort.raw?

so sorry but this is my first time using the DM42, I previously had various models of 48, so this it a bit different. can some one walk me thru the steps? as an example, this is the loan I would like to calculate. $50,000 loan [pv], 60 months [60], 2.5% interest this is what i'm doing [xeq] [mort] ...
by HPMike
Sun May 24, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: how to use mort.raw?
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: how to use mort.raw?

oh, what is DUE variable? It is a setting to determine if payments are to be made at the end of a payment period (arrears), in which case DUE=0, or if they are made at the beginning of a payment period when due, in which case DUE=1. When payments are made when due, they are lower, since no interest...
by HPMike
Sun May 24, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: how to use mort.raw?
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: how to use mort.raw?

oh, what is DUE variable? It is a setting to determine if payments are to be made at the end of a payment period (arrears), in which case DUE=0, or if they are made at the beginning of a payment period when due, in which case DUE=1. When payments are made when due, they are lower, since no interest...
by HPMike
Sat May 23, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: how to use mort.raw?
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: how to use mort.raw?

I tried the program, and it works for me. I assume that your .03 entry is for the interest . Try entering 0 for [DUE]. Using your values and pushing [PMT] twice, I get the result 45.80379418 in the X-register, which agrees with my HP 12C. That worked for me. The having to push PMT twice is odd to m...
by HPMike
Sat May 23, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: how to use mort.raw?
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: how to use mort.raw?

Thomas Okken wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 10:18 pm
When you get Nonexistent, go to PRGM mode to check which command is causing the error. It sounds like the problem might be an uninitialized variable.
Yes, I think you have identified the problem. The variable "DUE" was never initialized/created, because no value was ever assigned to it.
by HPMike
Sat May 23, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: how to use mort.raw?
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: how to use mort.raw?

I tried the program, and it works for me. I assume that your .03 entry is for the interest . Try entering 0 for [DUE]. Using your values and pushing [PMT] twice, I get the result 45.80379418 in the X-register, which agrees with my HP 12C.
by HPMike
Sat May 23, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Usage tips, tricks and problem reports
Topic: how to use mort.raw?
Replies: 20
Views: 2475

Re: how to use mort.raw?

You should also see a program named TVM in the program list. It is called by MORT, and if it is not present you will get the nonexistent error.
by HPMike
Sun May 17, 2020 2:11 am
Forum: DM42
Topic: My DM42 Is lost
Replies: 38
Views: 6267

Re: My DM42 Is lost

gduncan wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 6:57 pm
Received calculator yesterday, May 15. It took 27 days to get to Colorado from Switzerland.
Perhaps it shipped on a boat ?
by HPMike
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: DM42
Topic: Does the Free42 2.5.18 update effect the DM42?
Replies: 11
Views: 2471

Re: Does the Free42 2.5.18 update effect the DM42?

For the benefit of anyone else who is interested in finding the latest updates, follow this link >> https://www.swissmicros.com/dm42/firmware/

Also, to find the latest help file for the DM42, go here >> http://www.swissmicros.com/dm42/fat/HELP/

Note that the webpage for the help file is NOT secure.