HP41 display for DM41?

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Re: HP41 display for DM41?

Post by Walter »

Walter wrote:
Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:47 am
IIUYC, then you want an outdated display for nostalgic reasons, don't you? If I'd be a company, I'd let engineering estimate the coarse costs to fulfil your wish, multiply by pi, and offer you that price.
CarlRav wrote:
Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:16 pm
Why not? Would that require too much work or is it simply impossible from the technical standpoint?
As Massimo showed, it's possible. :) I just think it would be a massive step back compared to the opportunities modern dot matrix LCDs offer. A step back causing much work (HW- and SW-wise) and no benefit beyond curassing nostalgia. :roll: If somebody would force me doing something like that, I'd let him pay for it. 8-) YMMV of course.
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