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HP 48 Meta Kernel card for sale?
Message #1 Posted by bluesun08 on 12 Feb 2012, 7:51 a.m.

Where can i get a HP 48 Meta Kernel card? Have someone a card for sale?

Edited: 12 Feb 2012, 8:18 a.m.

      
Re: HP 48 Meta Kernel card for sale?
Message #2 Posted by Gerson W. Barbosa on 12 Feb 2012, 8:30 a.m.,
in response to message #1 by bluesun08

An alternative is copying the Meta Kernal Full Version file (freely available at www.hpcalc.org) onto a 128K RAM card.

      
Re: HP 48 Meta Kernel card for sale?
Message #3 Posted by Timo on 13 Feb 2012, 8:51 a.m.,
in response to message #1 by bluesun08

Hi,

I'd also like to recommend SpeedUI 11.11 by Raymond Del Tondo. It is comparable to Meta Kernel in a certain way since it also greatly speeds up and simplifies the User Interface of the HP-48GX. You will also need a free 128k RAM card in Slot 1 to install it.

I've bee using it for over a year now and am absolutely satisfied with it. Compared to MetaKernel I see two significant advantages:

  1. It is still being maintained by Rayomd who releases important updates every now and then.
  2. It is a modular installation consistitng of several optional libraries. It allows you to only install the features you need most. Therefore you can save a bit of card memory for other things as well.

It's a bit tricky to filter out what you don't need at the beginning, but I can provide you with a list of the librares I use if you need one.

You can download the installation files here

            
Re: HP 48 Meta Kernel card for sale?
Message #4 Posted by Cristian Arezzini on 13 Feb 2012, 9:36 a.m.,
in response to message #3 by Timo

I second everything that Timo said. I've been using SpeedUI for a while now. It's a little complex to install, but after installing it, my 48GX feels like it's something ten years more modern...

Cristian

            
Re: HP 48 Meta Kernel card for sale?
Message #5 Posted by Thomas Chrapkiewicz on 14 Feb 2012, 7:48 p.m.,
in response to message #3 by Timo

Timo:

I've been most curious to try it out for some time. Please share the details about the libraries you've used and instructions to install them (email is fine)..

TomC

                  
Re: HP 48 Meta Kernel card for sale?
Message #6 Posted by Timo on 16 Feb 2012, 8:17 a.m.,
in response to message #5 by Thomas Chrapkiewicz

Hi Thomas,

you have mail. I'll also post the list of my SpeedUI libs below for all forum members to access.

Kind regards, Timo

Library-Name    Lib-ID  Port
_____________________________ 

SpeedUI 11.11:
CF 4 0 UFL 257 1 UI 805 1 UF 809 1 B0 176 1 B1 177 1 B2 178 1 B3 179 1 B6 182 1 E4 228 1 EA 234 1 SBC 224 1

Install CF.lib first, then all other librares. It must be installed into Port 0! Perform a warmstart [On]+[C] after storing each library in port memory.

The listing represents an almost full install of SpeedUI 11.11 but it leaves enough Port 1 memory to allow installation of additional libraries as well. The SpeedUI zip-file does contain readme material which will explain certain aspects of the installation quite good.

Edited: 16 Feb 2012, 8:20 a.m.


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