Post Reply 
Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
01-03-2020, 10:36 PM
Post: #1
Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
Some 6 or 7 years ago, there were several threads on this forum discussing a possible new firmware for the HP 39gII, like

https://www.hpmuseum.org/cgi-sys/cgiwrap...ead=232259

https://www.hpmuseum.org/cgi-sys/cgiwrap...ead=227741

Has anything ever come out of these discussions? Is there anything to build on, like a toolchain, or a Hello World?

(The reason why I'm asking is that surplus 39gII are now being sold on AliExpress for less then EUR 20. I couldn't resist, and I'm impressed by the hardware, and underwhelmed by the software...)
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
01-09-2020, 03:39 PM
Post: #2
RE: Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
I can't find it for 20€ in ALi ...
you can get me the link ?
and that's how I'm waiting with you with a new firmware Smile
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
01-09-2020, 04:29 PM
Post: #3
RE: Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
I've already found it!!!!

HP 39Gii

in case anyone wants to take one to play
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
01-09-2020, 05:32 PM
Post: #4
RE: Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
(01-09-2020 04:29 PM)dfsantos Wrote:  I've already found it!!!!

HP 39Gii

in case anyone wants to take one to play

It seems you can't look at individual product pages on AliExpress without logging in now?

— Ian Abbott
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
01-09-2020, 07:30 PM
Post: #5
RE: Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
Welcome to the world of amazing capabilities of the HP-39gii for €20!
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
01-10-2020, 06:30 AM
Post: #6
RE: Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
Hello,

Well, the 39GII was always designed as a cheap calculator...
20$ is amazing value for the price!

Of course, we all know that Prime came out of the 39GII...

Cyrille

Although I work for the HP calculator group, the views and opinions I post here are my own. I do not speak for HP.
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
01-10-2020, 07:57 AM
Post: #7
RE: Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
Well, the same is the time to retake it. I have seen that we have not sdk and not firmware source. What are the possibilities that are viable?
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Post: #8
RE: Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
Good afternoon
I have a doubt
Can you install the applets of the hp 39gs in the 39 gii?
is that I can't find anything from hp 39 gii, not even in hpcalc.org
especially interested in Tim's periodic table applet

thanks
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Yesterday, 11:04 PM
Post: #9
RE: Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
(Yesterday 07:14 PM)dfsantos Wrote:  Can you install the applets of the hp 39gs in the 39 gii?
is that I can't find anything from hp 39 gii, not even in hpcalc.org
especially interested in Tim's periodic table applet

It's not possible to install hp39gs aplets into the 39gii. The underlying code in each calc is fundamentally different.
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Today, 06:25 AM
Post: #10
RE: Has anything ever come out of the ideas for a new HP 39gII firmware?
Hello,

The HP39gs is a successor to the HP48GX series. By this I mean that they are based on the same RPL based code base and share a LOT of common code...

The HP39gII is a completely new machine, made to resemble the 39gs in it's UI, but completely different under the hood. As a result, the "compatibility" is only at a UI level, but not with any of the internals.

Cyrille

Although I work for the HP calculator group, the views and opinions I post here are my own. I do not speak for HP.
Find all posts by this user
Quote this message in a reply
Post Reply 




User(s) browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)