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by Russel
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: Why was Stainless Steel used for the DM42?
Replies: 12
Views: 5621

Re: Why was Stainless Steel used for the DM42?

As I understand it, the landscape SwissMicros calculators have a titanium case. At least, the currently produced models, if I'm not mistaken. Very durable and corrosion resistant, but relatively expensive. Stainless steel is a very good alternative, durable, corrosion resistant and much less expensi...
by Russel
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: How did you discover SwissMicros?
Replies: 55
Views: 24352

Re: How did you discover SwissMicros?

When I was first shown a RPN calculator I thought it was kind of strange. After learning to use it, I was totally sold on the idea. Having a four number stack to work with is awesome. In the event that I use an algebraic calculator I stumble because I'm so use to RPN. Consequently, as most at this f...
by Russel
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:43 am
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: How did you discover SwissMicros?
Replies: 55
Views: 24352

Re: How did you discover SwissMicros?

I am seeing a couple trends here. First, HPmuseums.org seems to be a common discovery point for SwissMicros. Second, these calculators seem to be addictive. [...] I now own a DM15, DM16, DM41, DM11L, DM12L, DM15L, DM16L, DM41L and a beta and a production DM42. [...] Today, I own a DM10, DM11, DM11L,...
by Russel
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Discuss!
Topic: How did you discover SwissMicros?
Replies: 55
Views: 24352

How did you discover SwissMicros?

I’ve been using an old HP12c, and a HP11c that was my Dad’s. Well, my older brother wanted Dad’s old HP11C, so I decided to get a newer HP scientific calculator. I picked the HP35s which has worked well up until recently. The low battery indicator was showing on the display, so I replaced the batter...