Concise Calc History
#1

Where can I find a concise histroy of calculators since the beginning? A few pages of who did what first, advancements, etc.

Thanks.

TW

#2

Just make sure you find a history that has the following item:

December 1, 2005: Tim Wessman and John Evers change the surveying world forever when their 49g+ solution is unveiled.

:-) Be glad when you guys have it available! I think it will be a big hit!
Gene

#3

There may be no one 100%-super-perfect-site. I guess the information is scattered around the Internet and you'll find pieces of the puzzle here and there. Very good pieces you'll find here at our all favourite HP-Museum, other pieces you can find her:
http://www.snarc.net/pda/pda-treatise.htm. Maybe other members of this community will give more links. Have fun putting the pieces together.

Regards

Karl

#4

Rick Bensene keeps and maintains an excellent and concise timeline on his site: http://www.oldcalculatormuseum.com/timeline.html

#5

Hey great! That was exactly what I was looking for. Thanks. I appreciate the link!

TW

#6

Hmm . . . :-0

TW

#7

I wasn't being sarcastic. :-)

I think you guys have a great product coming!
Gene

#8

Another timeline to take a look at (there is also a forum):

http://www.xnumber.com/xnumber/frame_timeline.htm

Best

#9

prologue
approach
HP-41cx
decline
degereracy

#10

Glad you didn't take that any further! 8)

Edited: 1 Oct 2005, 2:14 a.m.

#11

@db: sad, bad, but true...

#12

@Tim: Have a look at www.finseth.com/~fin/hpdata.html

Down the site you will find an "Evolution Chart". It is an interesting view in very compact and concise format regarding the HP calculators.

Valentino

#13

Excellent Timeline, but no mention at all of hp 41C series (!)

DW



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