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  HP16C 
Display type  LCD 
Display format  1 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  Yes 
Redefinable keyboard   
Logic  HP16C 
Logic system  RPN 
Stack levels  4 
Last x  Yes 
Undo   
Precedence   
Parentheses   
Storage Addition (STO +)   
Storage Arithmetic (STO +, −, ×, ÷)   
Storage Exponentiation (STO ^)   
Recall Arithmetic   
Named variables   
Multiple data types   
Directories   
Math  HP16C 
+, −, ×, ÷  Yes 
1/x  Yes 
√  Yes 
x^{2}   
LOG x   
10^{x}   
LN x   
e^{x}   
y^{x}   
π   
%   
% change   
INTeger truncation and ABSolute value   
Trigonometric functions (SIN, COS etc.)   
Hyperbolic trig. (SINH, COSH etc.)   
# of trig. modes (degrees, radians, grads)   
Advanced Math  HP16C 
Solver / root finder   
Numeric integration   
Complex numbers   
Matrix operations   
Matrix writer   
Equation writer   
Symbolic operations   
Fractions   
Plotting and graphics (display)   
Plotting and graphics (printer / plotter)   
Statistical  HP16C 
Mean, standard deviation (# of variables)   
Σ of n, x, x^{2}   
Σ of n, x, x^{2}, y   
Σ of n, x, x^{2}, y, xy   
Σ of n, x, x^{2}, y, y^{2}, xy   
Σ of lists   
Random number generator   
Linear regression, estimate   
Curve fitting   
Correlation coefficient   
Normal distribution   
Factorial   
Gamma   
Combinations and permutations   
Scientific and Time  HP16C 
Polar / rectangular conversions   
Base conversions (2, 8, 10, 16)  Yes 
Arithmetic in bases 2, 8 and 16  Yes 
Bit operations (AND, OR, XOR, ...)  Yes 
Selectable word size (164 bits)  Yes 
Selectable complement mode (1's, 2's, unsigned)  Yes 
Decimal hrs / hrs.min.sec. conversions   
Hrs.min.sec arithmetic   
Time of day clock   
Timer   
Dynamic calculations (timer × rate)   
Alarms   
Unit Conversions  HP16C 
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  HP16C 
Number of payments (n)   
Interest rate (i)   
Present Value (PV)   
Payment (PMT)   
Future Value (FV)   
Cash Flow Analysis  HP16C 
Net present value (NPV)   
Internal rate of return (IRR)   
Amortization  HP16C 
Accumulated Interest (ACC INT)   
Balance (BAL)   
Depreciation  HP16C 
Straight line (SL)   
Sum of the years digits (SOYD)   
Declining balance (DB)   
Bonds and calendar functions  HP16C 
Bond price   
Bond yield   
Date arithmetic / calendar functions   
Memory and Programming  HP16C 
Programming language(s)  RPN 
RAM / Max # of variables or addressable registers  Variable* 
Max # of program steps  203 
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   
Automatic register / program memory allocation  Yes 
Overlapped register and program memory   
Continuous memory  Yes 
Flags  6 
Conditional tests  8 
Subroutine levels  4 
Indexed looping (increment by +/ 1, end at 0)  Yes 
Indexed looping (choice of increment and end)   
Multiple index / loop registers   
Line number addressing   
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  HP16C 
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  HP16 
Sounds   
Self test  Yes 
Hard case (in addition to soft case)   
Additional Features  Shift, Rotate, etc. 
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. 
HP16C notes:

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