Exchange 17BII+



#5

Just spoke with a very helpful young lady at 1(800)HPINVENT. She said that HP is still in the process of establishing return policies for the old 17BII+'s without L() and G(). She suggested that I call back in about a month to ensure that my replacement will be the updated ROM. She also asked where I purchased my calculator for internal purposes, but that even without a receipt there should be no problem since the calculator has not even be out for a year.

Give HP credit for addressing this problem!

Now if they'd only release the 19BII+ ...


#6

Bob, is that the only change, or did they also include any other enhancements in this ROM release?

B.


#7

The worst thing about not having let and get functions on the old 17BII+ is that there is also a program size limitation. Because of that, many of the more accurate versions of Black-Scholes cannot be implemented on the old 17BII+.

There are also quirks as in (x + y)/z returning an error, and having to be written as x/z + y/z. To tell the truth, I got fed up with wrestling with that beast and put it away.

Once I get a replacement unit, I'll start playing with it again.

#8

Hi;

for those who intend (I am one of them, as a teacher) to buy an HP17BII+, would you, guys, who get the newer models allow us to check for the serial #? That would avoid people buying older (?) units...

Thanks.

Luiz (Brazil)


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  17BII & 17BII+ Discounted Payback Period Revisited Tom Neudorfl 8 693 11-25-2013, 10:28 AM
Last Post: Don Shepherd
  WP-34s data exchange with PC over IR Marcel Samek 3 324 02-26-2013, 11:53 PM
Last Post: Marcel Samek
  Sleek approach to Register Exchange on HP-29C Matt Agajanian 8 489 03-16-2012, 01:04 PM
Last Post: Marcus von Cube, Germany
  HP 15C Tutorial Posted (Memory Exchange, MISO) Eddie W. Shore 0 149 12-18-2011, 03:49 PM
Last Post: Eddie W. Shore
  Bezel exchange hp 12C Diehl-Peshkur 2 213 05-16-2011, 11:37 AM
Last Post: Diehl-Peshkur
  Kitchen timer on 17B/17BII/17BII+/19B/19BII/27S y.miyata 1 207 03-04-2010, 12:18 PM
Last Post: Martin Pinckney
  HP17BII+ Battery Exchange - Tip to succeed! Peter A. Gebhardt 0 142 06-08-2008, 05:50 PM
Last Post: Peter A. Gebhardt
  Will we see a vibrant exchange of 35s programs? Les Wright 5 383 07-26-2007, 11:38 PM
Last Post: Karl Schneider
  Creating SysRPL library to exchange data between 39G/40G series and 49G series Marcus von Cube, Germany 4 345 10-28-2006, 04:00 AM
Last Post: Marcus von Cube, Germany
  041229 Help requested for data exchange between computer/laptop and HP48GX via USB port Antoine M. Couëtte 0 138 12-29-2004, 04:13 AM
Last Post: Antoine M. "Kermit" Couëtte

Forum Jump: