Expensive HP Prime?

05162018, 07:55 PM
(This post was last modified: 05162018 08:05 PM by StephenG1CMZ.)
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Expensive HP Prime?
I seem to recall reading that the HP Prime wasn't showing on the .uk website.
Its now listed here...but it appears to be more expensive http://m.hp.com/uk/en/products/calculators/index.do But if you don't need wireless capability, the older version can be had for just £155. If you do, its £1024. (For those unfamiliar with £, a useful first approximation is to just change "£" to "$"). I think I will carry on using the Android version... Stephen Lewkowicz (G1CMZ) https://my.numworks.com/python/steveg1cmz 

05162018, 08:01 PM
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05162018, 08:16 PM
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Even ignoring the £1024 blooper, the prices are high direct from HP. I think I paid about £120 for my HP Prime from Amazon.co.uk.


05162018, 08:24 PM
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It used to be about that... But the £ doesn't buy as much as it used to.
But £155 does seem a lot for the nonwireless version which I assume also has the lessreadable keyboard. Stephen Lewkowicz (G1CMZ) https://my.numworks.com/python/steveg1cmz 

05162018, 08:33 PM
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You should consider buy one in France (130€ = £114).
The wireless model is to be used in a classroom, it is made of a PC antenna for the teacher and 30 wireless modules for HP Primes of the students. It won't turn your Prime in a wireless tablet or equivalent. http://www8.hp.com/emea_middle_east/en/p...id=5448715 

05162018, 08:47 PM
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05162018, 09:14 PM
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(05162018 08:33 PM)pinkman Wrote: You should consider buy one in France (130€ = £114). Ah. Perhaps the £1024 isnt wrong, if its one calculator includes 30 unmentioned dongles? Wonder if PPL might one day support wireless? Stephen Lewkowicz (G1CMZ) https://my.numworks.com/python/steveg1cmz 

05162018, 10:36 PM
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If you google the code on the website (G8X92A6) it turns out it's a bulk (10) pack, only HP UK don't seem to realise that lol
https://www.ebay.com/p/HewlettPackardG...1383863270 https://www.compsource.com/pn/G8X92A6/HP...kG8x92a6/ https://www.amazon.co.uk/HPG8X92A6Prim...B01BI8RUIM Amazon list it at 6.8Kg Mystery solved 

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