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SainSmart MetaPhix M2 Graphing Calculator - rprosperi - 01-31-2016 03:27 PM
In a clearly targeted ad, Amazon suggests I check out this calculator: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00YMK09UU?redirect=true&ref_=pe_850090_165322600_em_1p_1_ti Description of this $29.99 wonder includes: • Generation of graphing functions handles calculus, engineering, trigonometric. • Basic arithmetic operations using binary, octal, decimal, hexadecimal values. • Built-in memory for storage and analysis; 64 x 32 pixel resolution LCD screen. • Comes with detailed trouble shooting technical instruction and well packages. • 1-year warranty and technical support dedicated from SainSmart Anyone familiar with this machine, or even the manufacturer, which I assume is Chinese? Edit: Wrong guess, looks French; I guess the name should have been the clue... RE: SainSmart MetaPhix M2 Graphing Calculator - renif - 01-31-2016 05:36 PM
Hello Bob, that label SainSmart may feel french (missing just one letter T), but isn't that a common phenomenon of smart marketing? About a year ago I have purchased an Arduino Nano clone called SainSmart Nano from the same source. It didn't work exactly as expected, so I read the customer reviews, where someone stated the device were fabricated in China. (I know, one should read reviews before buying as that's their purpose...) Concerning the calculator: no tutorials and no information about RAM size. So I guess, at about the same price any used and refurbished graphing calculator from the four main manufacturers TI, Casio, Sharp and HP may be the better deal for the typical user. RE: SainSmart MetaPhix M2 Graphing Calculator - Steve Simpkin - 01-31-2016 05:55 PM
Judging by the unique display format, number of keys and its function set, this appears to be a variation of the Sentry CA756 graphing calculator (aka Durabrand 828). Here is more information about the Sentry CA756. Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Sentry-250-Function-Graphing-Calculator-CA756/dp/B001AMG0EC RSKey (Mike Sebastian): http://www.rskey.org/~mwsebastian/reviews/sentry_ca756.htm Forum (me): http://www.hpmuseum.org/forum/thread-1087.html?highlight=sentry |