Features in optional ROMs are listed as Option. 

Display and Keyboard  HP 9100A 
Display type  CRT 
Display format  3 Line 
FIXed number format  Yes 
SCIentific number format  Yes 
ENGineering number format   
STanDard / ALL number format   
Alpha messages and prompts   
Softkeys labeled by mag. card or overlay   
Softkeys labeled by display menus   
Softkeys with neither labeling system   
Status annunciators   
Redefinable keyboard   
Logic  HP 9100A 
Logic system  RPN 
Stack levels  3 
Last x   
Undo   
Precedence   
Parentheses   
Storage Addition (STO +)  Option 
Storage Arithmetic (STO +, , ×, ÷)  Option 
Storage Exponentiation (STO ^)   
Recall Arithmetic   
Named variables   
Multiple data types   
Directories   
Math  HP 9100A 
+, , ×, ÷  Yes 
1/x   
sq. root  Yes 
x^{2}   
LOG x  Yes 
10^{x}   
LN x  Yes 
e^{x}  Yes 
y^{x}   
pi  Yes 
%   
% change   
INTeger truncation and ABSolute value  Yes 
Trigonometric functions (SIN, COS etc.)  Yes 
Hyperbolic trig. (SINH, COSH etc.)  Yes 
# of trig. modes (degrees, radians, grads)  2 
Advanced Math  HP 9100A 
Solver / root finder   
Numeric integration   
Complex numbers  Limited 
Matrix operations   
Matrix writer   
Equation writer   
Symbolic operations   
Fractions   
Plotting and graphics (display)   
Plotting and graphics (printer / plotter)  Yes 
Statistical  HP 9100A 
Mean, standard deviation (# of variables)   
Summation of n, x, x^{2}   
Summation of n, x, x^{2}, y   
Summation of n, x, x^{2}, y, xy   
Summation of n, x, x^{2}, y, y^{2}, xy   
Summation of lists   
Random number generator   
Linear regression, estimate   
Curve fitting   
Correlation coefficient   
Normal distribution   
Factorial   
Gamma   
Combinations and permutations   
Scientific and Time  
Polar / rectangular conversions  Yes 
Base conversions (2, 8, 10, 16)   
Arithmetic in bases 2, 8 and 16   
Bit operations (AND, OR, XOR, ...)   
Selectable word size (164 bits)   
Selectable complement mode (1's, 2's, unsigned)   
Decimal hrs / hrs.min.sec. conversions   
Hrs.min.sec arithmetic   
Time of day clock   
Timer   
Dynamic calculations (timer × rate)   
Alarms   
Unit Conversions  
Centimeters / inches   
Millimeters / inches   
Meters / feet   
Kilograms / pounds (mass)   
Newtons / pounds (force)   
British thermal units / joules   
Liters / gallons   
° Celsius / ° Fahrenheit   
Other   
Userdefined units   
Time Value of Money  HP 9100A 
Number of payments (n)   
Interest rate (i)   
Present Value (PV)   
Payment (PMT)   
Future Value (FV)   
Cash Flow Analysis  HP 9100A 
Net present value (NPV)   
Internal rate of return (IRR)   
Amortization  HP 9100A 
Accumulated Interest (ACC INT)   
Balance (BAL)   
Depreciation  HP 9100A 
Straight line (SL)   
Sum of the years digits (SOYD)   
Declining balance (DB)   
Bonds and calendar functions  HP 9100A 
Bond price   
Bond yield   
Date arithmetic / calendar functions   
Memory and Programming  HP 9100A 
Programming language(s)  RPN 
RAM / Max # of variables or addressable registers  16 
Max # of program steps  196 
RAM / Max vars or regs with full optional RAM  264 
Max # of prog steps with full optional RAM  3668 
Merged program steps   
Manual register / program memory allocation   
Automatic register / program memory allocation   
Overlapped register and program memory  Yes 
Continuous memory  Yes 
Flags  1 
Conditional tests  3 
Subroutine levels   
Indexed looping (increment by +/ 1, end at 0)   
Indexed looping (choice of increment and end)   
Multiple index / loop registers   
Line number addressing  Yes 
Branching by relative line number   
Global program label addressing   
Local program label addressing   
Indirect / computed addressing and control  Option 
Multiple indirection registers   
Pause  Yes 
Alpha messages and prompts in programs   
Alpha program listings   
Alpha string manipulation   
Program step insert / delete   
I/O and Expansion Features  HP 9100A 
ROM modules   
RAM modules or expansion option  Yes 
General expansion slots / connector  Yes 
Magnetic card reader/writer  Yes 
Tape drive   
Disk drive   
Upgradeable firmware   
Optical wand   
Serial port   
Infrared input   
Infrared output   
Printer  Option 
Networking   
Other  Digitizer, plotter, optical card reader, large display, typewriter coupler 
General  HP 9100A 
Sounds   
Self test   
Hard case (in addition to soft case)   
Additional Features  Vector addition 
Batteries   
Length (inches)  19" 
Width  16" 
Height  8.25" 
Weight (oz or lbs)  40 lbs 
Year of introduction  1968 
Features in optional ROMs are listed as Option. 
HP 9100A notes:

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