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Help please? 20S->35S
10-02-2015, 02:49 PM
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Help please? 20S->35S
Had an unusual support request come in today. An elderly gentleman wrote a program for his 20S a long time ago and the unit recently died. He got a 35s which he seems happy with, but isn't sure how to translate "his program" to it...

I'd be appreciative if someone could aid. I am not knowledgeable enough about the 20S to be much help... :-(

Of the top of my head I'd guess it is a polar/rect conversion thing???

Many thanks.

Quote:PRGM
LBL A
1
Input
RCL 2
R->
Swap
Input
RCL1
R->
Swap
Input
RCL2
Sin
P<-
+
RCLO
=
R->
Swap
Input
RCL2
Cos
X
RCL1
Sin
P<-
Swap
Acos
RTN
Prgm

Sto 0 ….
Sto 1 …
Sto 2…
XEG

Lab A 1. Result
Swap 2. Result

TW

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10-02-2015, 05:39 PM
Post: #2
RE: Help please? 20S->35S
It appears to be doing something like this.

A couple of notes:

- This is 32S code. The 35S doesn't have proper rectangular/polar conversion functions.
- Registers 0, 1, and 2 have been replaced with A, B, and C respectively.
- I'm making the assumption that "R->" and "P<-" are referring to "RShift, ->R" and "LShift, ->P", the to-rectangular and to-polar conversion functions.
- Without any test cases, I can't be certain that this is actually working as intended (I don't have my 20S with me at the moment to feed arbitrary figures into and compare results).
- The 20S takes its arguments in the order x, y or r, θ (and returns them in that order, with y or θ in the display). Thus I may have messed up a swap somewhere.

Code:
LBL A
RCL C
1
θ,r->y,x
RCL B
x<>y
θ,r->y,x
RCL C
SIN
x<>y
y,x->θ,r
x<>y
RCL A
+
x<>y
θ,r->y,x
RCL C
COS
RCL B
SIN
*
x<>y
y,x->θ,r
ACOS
RTN
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10-02-2015, 06:13 PM
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RE: Help please? 20S->35S
I'll give it a try though I could be completely wrong:

Code:
COS(C)*COS(B)+i*SIN(C)
ABS
LASTx
ARG
RCL+ A
REGY*COS(REGX)+i*COS(C)*COS(B)
ARG
LASTx
ABS
ACOS

As with Dave's program for the HP-32S the registers A, B and C are used.

Example:
30 STO A
40 STO B
50 STO C
R/S

84.96
60.38

Does this make sense?

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Thomas
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10-02-2015, 07:30 PM (This post was last modified: 10-02-2015 07:32 PM by Tim Wessman.)
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RE: Help please? 20S->35S
Thanks. It does make sense. I will pass it on to the gentleman and see if it helps. Much appreciated!

Maybe someone should have put r<=>p conversions into the 35s... :-P

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