Calculators with 14 or 16segment displays?

08092022, 07:48 PM
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Calculators with 14 or 16segment displays?
I'm sure I'm missing some calculators but I can only think of the HP41C and the TI66.


08092022, 08:31 PM
(This post was last modified: 08092022 08:33 PM by Maximilian Hohmann.)
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RE: Calculators with 14 or 16segment displays?
Hello!
The only two others that came to my mind quickly are the "MBO Pocket Computer 2000" and the "Nixdorf LK3000" (also known as "Lexicon LK3000"). They are from the late 1970ies and the MBO has a VFD display and the Nixdorf uses LEDs. They are a bit larger than an ordinary pocket calculator and accept cartridges that can turn them into a calculator, language translator and maybe other things as well. Unfortunately I only have a couple of MBO devices and several language modules but was unable to find a working Nixdorf for an acceptable price. Regards Max NB: Personally (no offence intended) I think that 14 and 16 segment displays are the ugliest form of manmachineinterface ever invented and one reasons why I never liked the HP41. 

08092022, 09:00 PM
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(08092022 08:31 PM)Maximilian Hohmann Wrote: NB: Personally (no offence intended) I think that 14 and 16 segment displays are the ugliest form of manmachineinterface ever invented and one reasons why I never liked the HP41. Funny, that's one of the reasons why I love it! Greetings, Massimo +×÷ ↔ left is right and right is wrong 

08092022, 09:37 PM
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Not really calculators but interesting nonetheless:


08102022, 05:25 AM
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(08092022 09:37 PM)pauln Wrote: Not really calculators but interesting nonetheless: What about the HP 3478A multimeter then? Greetings, Massimo +×÷ ↔ left is right and right is wrong 

08102022, 05:51 AM
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RE: Calculators with 14 or 16segment displays?
Nixie tube machines often have 14 or even 16 digits. (Maybe a kind of race who could do more?)
Does that count as 14 or 16 segment display? Or was the original question exposed to pocket calculator?  my guess Andi 

08102022, 06:37 AM
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(08102022 05:51 AM)AndiGer Wrote: Nixie tube machines often have 14 or even 16 digits. (Maybe a kind of race who could do more?) By 14/16, I mean the number of segments per digit. Earlier calculators had 7segment digits which can represent all the digits 09 as well as the minus sign. With 14 segments, uppercase letters AZ can be represented as well. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sevensegment_display https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fourteensegment_display I'm more interested in handheld programmable calculators, but the question is open to other devices. 

08102022, 07:12 AM
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08102022, 08:40 PM
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(08102022 07:12 AM)vaklaff Wrote:(08092022 07:48 PM)pauln Wrote: I'm sure I'm missing some calculators but I can only think of the HP41C and the TI66.TI62 Thanks! I may grab one since it seems to be a natural evolution of the TI57 (unlike the weaker TI57 LCD): a little bit more powerful and with an alphanumeric display for LRN mode. 

08112022, 01:27 PM
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The TI Financial Investment Analyst (Datamath) uses some 14segment "digits". There is a group of three on each of the top five rows of the display, acting as a threecharacter label for each row; the 12 digits of the bottom row are also 14character digits, used for both numbers and messages.
Nigel (UK) 

08112022, 06:05 PM
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(08102022 08:40 PM)pauln Wrote:(08102022 07:12 AM)vaklaff Wrote: TI62 Hello, Be careful, the TI62 is legendary slow as molasses... like you must pause a bit between keystrokes when entering numerical values. But the machine is gorgeous, pleasing to use, powerful... albeit very slow. G.E. 

08112022, 06:08 PM
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(08112022 06:05 PM)G.E. Wrote: Hello, It may be possible to speed it up a little bit like the TI66. 

08142022, 07:42 AM
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