HP 15C, curious



#5

Hey Everyone,

I got one of them 19 years ago for $89. Today I see them on eBay for as much as $289. How come!? Collectors item? Also, where is the current 12C made, in USA or not? Thanks.


#6

John:

Yes, collectors, but also people who want them as an everyday working machine.

Many consider the HP-15C the epitome of the HP handheld calculator line. It is powerful, well-engineered and well-made, durable, and its batteries last forever. Of course, these same qualities are shared to various degrees by all the voyagers.

Larry

#7

Hi John

Re the 12C, I think the current ones are now made in China, prior to that Malaysia. From what I hear, the quality of the Chinese ones is not as good as the original versions.

Best

James

#8

Because the 15C is the best scientific calculator ever made. Period. Yes, it is worth $200 for those of us who use them all day. I've used them for decades, and can't imagine using anything else.

bkr


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