Message #1 Posted by Ivan Nejgebauer on 22 Dec 2007, 12:14 p.m.
A couple of days ago, while browsing around HP's US calculator site, I downloaded the data sheet for the 48gII (available here), which appears to describe an updated version of the calculator, namely:
- 256 KB of RAM (instead of 128), and 2 MB of flash -- boastfully conflated into "2.25 MB total", with a footnote describing breakdown by type;
- In the same footnote, flash is described as inaccessible to the user, and "for system upgrades only". Again, different from what I knew about the 48gII;
- It has USB connectivity, in addition to IR and serial;
- It uses four AAA batteries instead of three.
In other words, it looks like a 50g sans the SD card slot, with a smaller screen, half the RAM, and a different color scheme. Quite a capable calculator, in fact -- still 50g's poor relative, but much better than before.
Specifications on the calc's web page are still the old ones, though.