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>>> seaint03(--nospam--at) 1/20/2006 10:53 AM >>>
I think I paid about $80 for mine back in 84.  I just checked Ebay. 
price range on this calculator is $100-300.  I thought electronics
supposed to get cheaper?  

HP (now HPQ) has stopped producing I5Cs; similar looking financial
calcualators are still available in the market. I guess these are now
collectible items, still functional, robust, and overall great.

I hope mine lasts another 20 years, and maybe 2-3
battery sets.







From: Gary Ehrlich [mailto:GEhrlich(--nospam--at)] 
Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 9:14 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at) 
Subject: RE: Quick HP question




Thanks!   And mine's almost 20 years old.


I thought briefly about just pulling the batteries, but I lost the door
long time back and getting to the compartment would require removing
thick piece of cardboard held tightly in place with about six layers
Scotch tape (and then redoing the work.).  I'm lazy; I only want to do
to actually change the batteries! 8-)



Gary J. Ehrlich, PE 
Meyer Consulting Engineers Corp. 
451 Hungerford Drive, #113 
Rockville, MD  20850 
(301) 738-5690 phone 
(301) 738-5695 fax 

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