Alternative case for the HP71B

01072020, 06:38 PM
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Alternative case for the HP71B
Does anyone know an alternative case for the HP71B that is available at a reasonable price? So far, I haven't found a case that is large enough, so that it fits in completely. And the prices at which the case is offered on ebay are a bad joke...
Regards Bernd 

01082020, 09:01 AM
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RE: Alternative case for the HP71B
On the cheap side you may try this one. With published fitting dimensions for devices less than 7.7”*4”*1.1” it should match quite well with the HP71B.


01082020, 08:54 PM
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RE: Alternative case for the HP71B
Hi Didier,
Thanks for your reply. I'm afraid the case is too small. I already own a similar case from Dynatech which is even a little bit larger. The calculator doesn't completely fit into the case. Regards Bernd 

01092020, 06:49 PM
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RE: Alternative case for the HP71B
It's a little big, but for good protection I use:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07L5J8X47/ https://www.amazon.co.uk/photos/share/LQ...TJP7a00cwE Cambridge, UK 41CL/DM41X 12/15C/16C DM15/16 71B 17B/BII/bII+ 28S 42S/DM42 32SII 48GX 50g 35s 30b/WP34S Prime G2 & Casios, Rockwell 18R :) 

01102020, 02:42 PM
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RE: Alternative case for the HP71B
Hello,
(01092020 06:49 PM)cdmackay Wrote: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B07L5J8X47/Thanks a lot! That one looks good. I'll give it a try. Regards Bernd 

01282020, 05:00 PM
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RE: Alternative case for the HP71B
(01082020 08:54 PM)Bernd Grubert Wrote: Hi Didier, Hi Bernd, I purchased one of these cases for 5.41€ shipping included. It took 15 days to be delivered to France. It’s tight but the HP71B fits completely inside as the material can stretch a bit. It fits best when you enter the front of the HP71B first and close the zip on the back as shown in the pictures below: If you do the reverse, entering first the back of the 71B in the case and closing the zip on the front, it’s tighter and the corners on the front are less protected as you can see on the middle picture below: Overall it’s a cheap solution for those missing the original HP71B case and wanting some level of protection. 

01282020, 09:46 PM
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RE: Alternative case for the HP71B
Did anyone "back in the day" notice like I did that the 71B was almost exactly the same dimensions as a VHS tape? I once took a VHS tape box, cut out the plastic posts and the machine fit inside fairly nicely.
Just sayin'.... Jake 

01292020, 07:24 AM
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RE: Alternative case for the HP71B
(01282020 09:46 PM)Jake Schwartz Wrote: Did anyone "back in the day" notice like I did that the 71B was almost exactly the same dimensions as a VHS tape? I once took a VHS tape box, cut out the plastic posts and the machine fit inside fairly nicely. Great! Now my 71's stuck in my VCR. 

01292020, 04:58 PM
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RE: Alternative case for the HP71B
Hello Didier,
Thanks for the photographs. That one looks good, too! I have bought a case with similar dimensions from Dynatech but it doesn't fit well. Therefore I decided to buy the case proposed by cdmckay. It isn't a closed fit like yours but it works well. Regards Bernd (01282020 05:00 PM)Didier Lachieze Wrote:(01082020 08:54 PM)Bernd Grubert Wrote: Hi Didier, 

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