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Hewlett-Packard HP 10B (Pioneer ERNST)

Hewlett-Packard HP 10B

The Hewlett-Packard HP 10B is a finance calculator with 12 digits precision and algebraic logic. It has 70 functions, 37 keys, and an LCD (liquid crystal) display. The power source is 3x1.5V cell. The calculator was manufactured in Singapore. A sample of this calculator is held in the calculator.org collection.

Facts at a glance:

FeatureValue
TypeFinance
Functions70
Keys37
Precision12
LogicAlgebraic
Display typeLCD
Length148mm
Width80mm
Thickness15mm
Weight120g
Power Source3x1.5V cell
CountrySingapore
Year introduced1989
Year discontinued2000

Diagnostics

Note that diagnostic tests generally delete any data on the calculator. Be sure to back up any important information held in the calculator before running these tests.

Hold down ON button and press fourth key on top row of keypad, then choose test from menu (use EXIT to leave test and go back to menu). Use ON and fifth key on top row to run a test sequence. Use ON key and third key on top row to reset calculator after tests.

Replacements:

If you have a Hewlett-Packard HP 10B that is no longer working, you can first try replacing the 3x1.5V cell batteries. If that doesn't solve the problem, then you can consider replacing the calculator with a modern equivalent. We suggest the following current model as a replacement:

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