Features in optional ROMs are listed as Option. Features in HP mag card or tape Application Pacs are listed as +. Other software is not included. 


Display and Keyboard  HP15C 
Display type  LCD 
Display format  1 Line 
FIXed number format  Yes 
SCIentific number format  Yes 
ENGineering number format  Yes 
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  Yes 
Status annunciators  Yes 
Redefinable keyboard   
Logic  HP15C 
Logic system  RPN 
Stack levels  4 
Last x  Yes 
Undo   
Precedence   
Parentheses   
Storage Addition (STO +)  Yes 
Storage Arithmetic (STO +, −, ×, ÷)  Yes 
Storage Exponentiation (STO ^)   
Recall Arithmetic  Yes 
Named variables   
Multiple data types   
Directories   
Math  HP15C 
+, −, ×, ÷  Yes 
1/x  Yes 
√  Yes 
x^{2}  Yes 
LOG x  Yes 
10^{x}  Yes 
LN x  Yes 
e^{x}  Yes 
y^{x}  Yes 
π  Yes 
%  Yes 
% change  Yes 
INTeger truncation and ABSolute value  Yes 
Trigonometric functions (SIN, COS etc.)  Yes 
Hyperbolic trig. (SINH, COSH etc.)  Yes 
# of trig. modes (degrees, radians, grads)  3 
Advanced Math  HP15C 
Solver / root finder  Yes 
Numeric integration  Yes 
Complex numbers  Yes 
Matrix operations  Yes 
Matrix writer   
Equation writer   
Symbolic operations   
Fractions   
Plotting and graphics (display)   
Plotting and graphics (printer / plotter)   
Statistical  HP15C 
Mean, standard deviation (# of variables)  2 
Σ of n, x, x^{2}  Yes 
Σ of n, x, x^{2}, y  Yes 
Σ of n, x, x^{2}, y, xy  Yes 
Σ of n, x, x^{2}, y, y^{2}, xy  Yes 
Σ of lists   
Random number generator  Yes 
Linear regression, estimate  Yes 
Curve fitting   
Correlation coefficient  Yes 
Normal distribution   
Factorial  Yes 
Gamma  Yes 
Combinations and permutations  Yes 
Scientific and Time  HP15C 
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  Yes 
Hrs.min.sec arithmetic   
Time of day clock   
Timer   
Dynamic calculations (timer × rate)   
Alarms   
Unit Conversions  HP15C 
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  HP15C 
Number of payments (n)   
Interest rate (i)   
Present Value (PV)   
Payment (PMT)   
Future Value (FV)   
Cash Flow Analysis  HP15C 
Net present value (NPV)   
Internal rate of return (IRR)   
Amortization  HP15C 
Accumulated Interest (ACC INT)   
Balance (BAL)   
Depreciation  HP15C 
Straight line (SL)   
Sum of the years digits (SOYD)   
Declining balance (DB)   
Bonds and calendar functions  HP15C 
Bond price   
Bond yield   
Date arithmetic / calendar functions   
Memory and Programming  HP15C 
Programming language(s)  RPN 
RAM / Max # of variables or addressable registers  67 
Max # of program steps  448* 
RAM / Max vars or regs with full optional RAM   
Max # of prog steps with full optional RAM   
Merged program steps  Yes 
Manual register / program memory allocation  Yes 
Automatic register / program memory allocation   
Overlapped register and program memory   
Continuous memory  Yes 
Flags  10 
Conditional tests  12 
Subroutine levels  7 
Indexed looping (increment by +/ 1, end at 0)  Yes 
Indexed looping (choice of increment and end)  Yes 
Multiple index / loop registers  Loop only 
Line number addressing  Via I* 
Branching by relative line number   
Global program label addressing  Yes 
Local program label addressing   
Indirect / computed addressing and control  Yes 
Multiple indirection registers   
Pause  Yes 
Alpha messages and prompts in programs   
Alpha program listings   
Alpha string manipulation   
Program step insert / delete  Yes 
I/O and Expansion Features  HP15C 
ROM modules   
RAM modules or expansion option   
General expansion slots / connector   
Magnetic card reader/writer   
Tape drive   
Disk drive   
Upgradeable firmware   
Optical wand   
Serial port   
Infrared input   
Infrared output   
Printer   
Networking   
Other   
General  HP15C 
Sounds   
Self test  Yes 
Hard case (in addition to soft case)   
Additional Features   
Batteries  3 SR44 
Length (inches)  5.1" 
Width  3.1" 
Height  0.6" 
Weight (oz or lbs)  4 oz 
Year of introduction  1982 
Features in optional ROMs are listed as Option. Features in HP mag card or tape Application Pacs are listed as +. Other software is not included. Unlim means limited only by available memory. 
HP15C notes:

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