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Miscellaneous HP 48 Documentation Files

The first size listed is the downloaded file size and the second size listed is the size on the calculator.


There are 224 files totaling 84189KB in this category.

10 Interviews from hp-network.com   (details) 48   EN   FR   134KB
Contains 10 interviews from the French website www.hp-network.com. Included are the interviews of Arnaud Schmidt, Bernard Parisse, Paul Courbis, Gerald Squelart, HPGandalf, HPTroll, Zoak, LuDo and SunHP. You can find new interviews on www.hp-network.com. Only the interview of Eric Rechlin is in English.
By Bebert. 2002/09/16

41CV Emulator Card   (details) 48   EN   5KB
Brief review of the HP 41CV Emulator Card that was sold for the 48SX.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/13

48G RAM Upgrades   (details) 48   EN   14KB
Contains several documents telling how to go to 128K, 256K, 768K, and even 4M on the HP 48G.
Author unknown. 1998/10/29

48G/S to 256K/288K   (details) 48   EN   42KB
Explains how to go to 256K on the HP 48G and 288K on the HP 48S.
By Thomas Otten. 1997/08/21

48SX Owner's Manuals Index   (details) 48   EN   43KB
Index to the most important topics of the 48SX Owner's Manuals.
By Jake Schwartz (H). 1998/01/23

AC/DC Adapter 1.0   (details) 48   EN   186KB
Instructions telling how to make a power circuit to run the HP 48 on an AC adapter.
By Mauricio Sánchez Cruz. 2002/02/10

Authors   (details) 48   EN   459KB
PostScript list of HP Journal article authors.
Author unknown. 1998/08/23

Bad Card Data   (details) 48   EN   1KB
A little tip on what to do if you get a "Bad Card Data" error message.
By Stephen J. Thomas. 1997/08/21

Bad Screens   (details) 48   EN   1KB
If you are having trouble with the screen in your HP 48, you may be eligible for a free replacement.
Author unknown. 1997/08/21

Bank Switching   (details) 48   EN   5KB
Commentary on automatic bank switching (48GX cards) versus manual bank switching (TDS cards for the 48SX).
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/12

Battery Drain Information   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Lists some things that use up more battery power. This information is provided to help you conserve battery life.
By John H Meyers. 1998/01/10

Battery Drain Table   (details) 48   EN   6KB
Shows how much power different operations on the HP 48 take.
By Doug Cannon (H). 1997/08/30

Battery Drain Table #2   (details) 48   28   EN   2KB
Compares battery usage of the HP 48 and HP 28.
By Simone Rapisarda. 1997/08/21

Battery Information   (details) 48   EN   1KB
Explains why it is best not to use rechargeable batteries in the HP 48.
Author unknown. 1997/09/06

Battery Leak Keyboard Repair   (details) 48   EN   338KB
Description and photos of how one person repaired a keyboard failure in a 48GX due to the batteries leaking.
By Vito Presicci. 2008/08/09

Bestfit Bug   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Details on the BESTFIT bug on GX revisions M-P.
By Boris. 1998/01/10

Broken Reset Button   (details) 48   EN   2KB
If your reset button breaks, this is how to reset your calculator.
By Dave Arnett. 1999/01/06

Buglist   (details) 48   EN   9KB
Discussion of early bug reports about the HP 48SX and the fixes for the actual bugs.
By Bill Wickes. 2008/08/12

Cable Connector Info   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Gives specific information about the connector from the HP 48 Serial Interface Kit.
By Mark Adler. 1998/02/28

CalcCompare2003 1.1   (details) 48   EN   DE   276KB
Included are two PDF tables (English and German) with an equipment comparison between the HP 49G and some comparable 2003 graphic calculators from Casio (CFX-9850GB+, Algebra FX 2.0+, ClassPad 300), Sharp (EL-9650, EL-9900, PC-E500S) and TI (89, Voyage 200).
By Dirk Duetemeyer. 2003/05/08

Calculator Command Comparison Sheet 2.00   (details) 49/50   48   28   EN   279KB
A command comparison sheet of HP symbolic RPN calculators, containing a description of every command. Covers the HP 28C, 28S, 48S/SX, 48G/G+/GX, and 49G/48gII/49g+. The sheet is color coded based on the model for easy reading. In Excel format but also compatible with OpenOffice and Pocket Excel.
By Veli-Pekka Nousiainen. 2005/05/24

Calculator Comparison 5   (details) 49/50   48   28   EN   5KB
Compares the HP 49 with the 48GX, 48G+, 48G, 48SX, 48S, 28S, and 28C.
By Veli-Pekka Nousiainen. 2000/09/21

Card Pins   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Pinouts of the HP 48SX and GX card slots.
By Joel Kolstad. 1999/01/06

Clock Jitter   (details) 48   EN   1KB
Information on noise in the HP 48 quartz timing crystal.
By Dave Arnett. 1999/01/06

CMT Memory Card Information   (details) 48   EN   8KB
Information about using CMT-brand RAM cards in the HP 48.
By Stephen A. Thomas. 1997/09/06

Como fazer o cabo 1.0   (details) 48   PT   6KB
With this document you will build and improve your HP 48-PC cable. The HP-PC cable allows you to get programs from your computer and transmit to your HP.
By Marcos Peres. 2001/05/18

comp.sources.hp48 Posting Information   (details) 48   EN   17KB
A little out of date now and only here for historical reasons, but it contains posting information for comp.sources.hp48 along with source code for SHIP.
Author unknown. 1998/01/12

Compiling a String   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Explains several methods of compiling a string into an object, and lists advantages and disadvantages of each.
By John H Meyers. 1998/08/29

Complete List of HP 48G Series Messages   (details) 48   EN   ES   11KB
HP 48G messages listed numerically. All messages are listed. ASCII Document.
By Jordi Hidalgo. 2000/09/13

Complex Numbers Marathon 1.5   (details) 49/50   48   EN   971KB
Detailed documentation of the algebraic and graphics capabilities of the HP 49G working with complex quantities. New orthographically corrected version. The ZIP archive includes all programs of the marathon.
By Nick Karagiaouroglou. 2003/06/30

Complex Units   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Questions and answers about imaginary units.
By Bill Wickes. 2008/08/17

Connect HP48 via IR   (details) 48   EN   6KB
This document explains how to connect your HP 48 series to your computer through an IR device (originally written for an HP notebook).
By Bora. 2002/01/21

Converting Vectors To Array   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Gives several examples of how to convert two vectors to an array.
By Jan Brittenson, Scott Burke, Ruben Rostamian and others. 2008/08/12

Creating Built-In Functions   (details) 48   EN   1KB
Given x and F on the stack, where x is any argument, and F is a function of one argument (user-defined or built-in), this shows how to get 'F(x)'
By Bill Wickes. 2008/08/12

Cute HP 48 Bug   (details) 48   EN   1KB
Comments about a bug in the 48 that lets you enter system binaries from the command line.
By John Paul Morrison. 2008/08/13

Dave's ROM Dump Copying Comments   (details) 48   EN   5KB
Comments on the moral issues of copying ROM dumps.
By Dave Arnett. 1999/01/06

Digital Oscilloscope   (details) 48   EN   29KB
PostScript file of documentation for a digital scope using an HP 48 and a Motorola HC11 microprocessor kit.
By Bill Madden. 1997/08/21

Do It Yourself RAM Card   (details) 48   EN   989KB
Schematics for building a RAM card in Adobe PDF format. Also includes photos and a screenshot of one possible PCB layout.
By Marcel Flipse. 1999/05/12

EduCALC Product List   (details) 48   EN   8KB
Listing of EduCALC's HP 48 products and prices from late 1990. Interesting to see the 48SX sell for $275 and other high prices...
Author unknown. 1998/01/12

EduCALC Technical Notes   (details) 48   EN   93KB
Fourteen documents about the HP 48 involving programming and other topics by EduCALC.
Author unknown. 1997/10/15

External Keyboard 1.1   (details) 48   EN   690KB
Explains how to build an external keyboard for the HP 48.
By Nacho Vialta. 2003/12/27

External Power Jack   (details) 48   EN   8KB
Shows how to put an external power jack into the HP 48 for plugging in an AC adapter or any other external power supply. Great feature to add if you're upgrading the memory of your S or G!
By Carles Albert Vallvč Guionnet. 1997/10/25

External Power Jack (HTML)   (details) 48   EN   16KB
Shows how to put an external power jack into the HP 48 for plugging in an AC adapter or any other external power supply. This file is more comprehensive than the above file, and is in HTML format.
By Carles Albert Vallvč Guionnet. 1998/02/25

Flag -34   (details) 48   EN   1KB
An important note about flag -34, where the manual is wrong.
By Tony Duell. 2008/08/16

Flag Listing   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Lists what flags are used by what programs for the HP 48.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 1997/08/21

Full Path   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Discussion of how to execute a variable in another path and then return.
By David J Fred and others. 2008/08/16

G Series ROM Versions   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Lists the ROM versions used in the G series and the bugs that each of them have.
Author unknown. 1997/08/21

Gamma   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Introduction to the Gamma function.
By Eric Postpischil. 2008/08/16

General Info about Learning Remotes   (details) 48   EN   5KB
General information on making learning remote controllers.
By Julian Taplin. 1998/01/10

General Memory Info   (details) 48   EN   1KB
General information on the 48GX memory structure.
By Dave Arnett. 1998/01/03

Greek Documentation   (details) 48   EN   2230KB
Documentation for the HP 48G Series in Greek, based on HP's Quick Start Guide and User's Guide.
By Hewlett-Packard (H) and others. 2006/11/24

Grob Bug   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains a bug related to grobs, that can cause a Memory Clear when attempting to create a grob with one dimension over about a million pixels.
By John Paul Morrison. 2008/08/16

Guide to the HP48GX Hardware   (details) 48   EN   65KB
Detailed information about the HP 48GX with pictures. HTML and Text versions.
By Philippe Teuwen. 1998/07/27

Hiss   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Explains the "hiss" that comes out of the HP 48 keyboard.
By Dave Arnett. 2008/08/17

How To Build A Radio Module 1.0   (details) 49/50   48   39/40   EN   FR   247KB
Documentation that explains how to build a radio module.
By Bebert and Yoann Désir (H). 2001/08/19

How to Find the Variables in 'EQ'   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains how to find the variables in EQ on a 48.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/13

How to make a 128K RAM Card   (details) 48   EN   635KB
This file has pictures and documentation explaining how to make a 128K RAM card for the HP 48.
By Olaf. 1997/10/25

How to Make Grayscale Grobs   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Explains how to make grayscale grobs.
By Ricardo Miller. 1997/08/21

How's and Why's to the HP 48 Lobotomization   (details) 48   EN   20KB
Information about the HP 48's memory.
By Steve Sousa. 1999/06/30

HP 28 to HP 48 Changes   (details) 48   EN   5KB
A discussion of some of the differences between the HP 28 and the HP 48.
By Bill Wickes. 2008/08/13

HP 48 Cartridge 2.0   (details) 48   EN   PT   121KB
Document explaining a way to upgrade the HP 48 using a NVRAM, Non Volatile RAM (that is, it still keeps data even when there's no power) of 128K from Texas Instruments Corp to make something like a external cartridge. The great advantage of this is that these NVRAM chips can be obtained for free, as TI has a samples program.
By Jonathan B Araujo Neto. 2001/04/15

HP 48 I2C Interface   (details) 48   EN   543KB
I2C interface demonstrated at the 1997 London HP conference. Contains the program listings (both for the HP 48 and the PIC microcontroller) and the source of the manual in LaTeX. Tar/GZip archive containing files with Unix EOL characters.
By Tony Duell. 1997/09/29

HP 48 I2C Interface   (details) 48   EN   543KB
I2C interface demonstrated at the 1997 London HP conference. Contains the program listings (both for the HP 48 and the PIC microcontroller) and the source of the manual in LaTeX. PKZip archive containing files with MS-DOS EOL characters.
By Tony Duell. 1997/09/29

HP 48 Schematics 1.5   (details) 48   EN   350KB
Adobe Acrobat PDF file of the HP 48's schematics (1.5) and circuit board diagram (1.0).
By Marcel Flipse. 1999/06/05

HP 48 USENET archive   (details) 48   EN   117KB
Archive of posts related to the HP 48 in comp.sys.handhelds in 1990.
Author unknown. 1997/09/21

HP 48 USENET software archive   (details) 48   EN   133KB
Archive of software related to the HP 48 posted to comp.sys.handhelds in 1990.
Author unknown. 1997/08/21

HP 48G Series Advanced User's Reference Manual   (details) 48   EN   36933KB
Complete copy of the fourth edition of the HP 48G Series Advanced User's Reference Manual. This PDF document has 764 pages and was scanned at 300 dpi color by an unknown individual. I cleaned up the several hundred megabytes of scanned images and converted them into into a relatively compact black and white PDF file.
By Hewlett-Packard (H). 2004/05/11

HP 48G Series Quick Start Guide   (details) 48   EN   3838KB
Complete copy of the fifth edition of the HP 48G Series Quick Start Guide. This PDF document has 116 pages and was scanned from the original book.
By Hewlett-Packard (H). 2006/02/02

HP 48G Series User's Guide   (details) 48   EN   16394KB
Complete copy of the eighth edition of the 48G series instruction manual. This PDF document has 612 pages and was scanned by me at 300 dpi monochrome. Fully bookmarked in order to easily jump between sections. Included on this site with the permission of HP tech support.
By Hewlett-Packard (H) and Eric Rechlin (H). 2000/09/07

HP 48GX Tutorial in Portuguese 1.02   (details) 48   PT   59KB
Explains how to use the HP 48GX. 31 page Word-document.
By Ricardo Sales. 2000/11/08

HP 48SX Hardware Registers Document 1.0   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Lists the hardware registers of the HP 48SX.
By Julian Taplin. 1997/08/21

HP Calc Command Comparison   (details) 48   28   EN   18KB
Comparison of the HP 75C, 71B, 28S, 42S, and 48SX commands in MS Works spreadsheet format.
Author unknown. 1998/04/18

HP Calculator History   (details) 48   EN   6KB
Lists code names and prices of nearly every HP calculator, from the 35 to the 48.
By Dan Allen. 1997/08/21

HP Database   (details) 48   EN   362KB
Information about every HP calculator ever made.
By Craig A. Finseth. 1997/08/21

HP Journal article on the HP 48GX (PDF)   (details) 48   EN   196KB
HP Journal article from August 1994 on the HP 48GX in Adobe PDF format. Copyright Hewlett Packard, distributed with permission.
By Hewlett-Packard (H). 1998/03/15

HP Journal article on the HP 48GX (PS)   (details) 48   EN   526KB
HP Journal article from 1994 on the HP 48GX in PostScript format. Copyright Hewlett Packard, distributed with permission.
By Hewlett-Packard (H). 1998/03/15

HP SoundBooster   (details) 48   EN   623KB
Schematics for a combination 1MB RAM card and sound card. In Adobe PDF format.
By Marcel Flipse. 2000/01/28

HP-Minitel Cable   (details) 48   FR   2KB
Explains how to make an HP 48 to Minitel cable.
Author unknown. 1997/08/21

HP48G 32KB to 640KB Upgrade 2.0   (details) 48   EN   323KB
Small PDF document describing a 32KB to 640KB upgrade on a 48G with instructions and photos.
By Joao Carlos Rodrigues Barbosa. 2001/12/20

HP48GX Battery Usage   (details) 48   ES   6KB
Information about the battery usage of many different functions on the 48GX.
By cvag@tinet.fut.es. 1998/01/10

HP48GX Bug   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Explains a bug in the G/GX, rev K-P that causes a Memory Clear when doing statistics (I tried it, it's real!).
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 1997/08/21

HP82240B Printer Communication Information   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Information about the format of data sent to the HP82240B infrared printer.
By Jarno Peschier (H). 1997/09/06

hpc Vol. 4 Num. 1   (details) 48   38G   EN   267KB
Newsletter for educators about HP calculators from April, 1998. This issue covers the HP 48G+, HP 38G ApLets, and some general HP calculator information.
By Grapevine Publications. 1998/10/10

hpc Vol. 4 Num. 2   (details) 48   38G   EN   220KB
Newsletter for educators about HP calculators from September, 1998. This issue covers calculators on the AP Calculus exam, HP 38G ApLets, and some general HP calculator information.
By Grapevine Publications. 1998/10/10

hpc Vol. 5 Num. 1   (details) 48   38G   EN   193KB
Newsletter for educators about HP calculators from January, 1999. This issue covers defining functions, Taylor polynomial approximation, exponential decay, and general HP calculator information.
By Grapevine Publications. 1999/06/30

hpc Vol. 5 Num. 2   (details) 48   38G   EN   536KB
Newsletter for educators about HP calculators from April, 1999. This issue covers animated Taylor polynomials, visualizing the pivot from derivative to integral, polar plots, and general HP calculator information.
By Grapevine Publications. 1999/06/30

hpc Vol. 5 Num. 3   (details) 49/50   48   38G   EN   543KB
Newsletter for educators about HP calculators from September, 1999. This issue covers the 49G, Taylor polynomials, polar plots, and general HP calculator information.
By Grapevine Publications. 1999/10/07

hpc Vol. 6 Num. 1   (details) 49/50   48   38G   EN   846KB
Newsletter for educators about HP calculators from January, 2000. This issue covers combinatorials, menus, coordinate geometry, limits, and general HP calculator information.
By Grapevine Publications. 2000/06/20

hpc Vol. 6 Num. 2   (details) 49/50   48   39/40   EN   872KB
Newsletter for educators about HP calculators from April, 2000. This issue covers the 39G, the 30S, histograms and probability, maximizing volume, recipes, units and key assignments, confidence intervals, and general HP calculator information.
By Grapevine Publications. 2000/06/20

hpc Vol. 6 Num. 3   (details) 49/50   48   39/40   EN   670KB
Newsletter for educators about HP calculators from August, 2000. This issue covers the Xpander, factoring on the 39G, sequences on the 30S, derivatives on the 49G, and general HP calculator information.
By Grapevine Publications. 2000/09/01

HpIrDA   (details) 48   39/40   38G   EN   2KB
Document about the basics of the HP calculator and PC IrDA infrared port communication.
By Christoph Gießelink (H). 2001/10/27

HPUP384k   (details) 48   EN   124KB
Explains (with pictures) how to upgrade your 48G to 384K of RAM.
By Philippe Teuwen. 1997/08/21

I/O Guide   (details) 48   EN   16KB
I/O guide.
Author unknown. 1997/08/21

I/O Test   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Explains how to test an HP to PC connection without bothering with Kermit.
By Ray Depew. 1997/08/21

Increase IR Range   (details) 48   EN   3KB
This document explains how to increase the range of the infrared port. Involves opening the calculator and replacing a resistor.
Author unknown. 1997/08/21

Info on UBASE Bug   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Information on a bug in the UBASE command.
By John H Meyers. 1998/10/17

Inside the HP48   (details) 48   EN   5KB
Tells about what it looks like inside the HP 48.
By David Holmes. 1997/08/21

Installing Libraries   (details) 48   EN   7KB
Explains how to install libraries onto the HP 48. In Word format and from the FAQ.
Author unknown. 1997/08/21

Intervalometer for Canon EOS 1.0   (details) 49/50   48   ES   236KB
Explains the ways to make a serial link cable between the 48/49G and a Canon EOS camera. Turns the calculator into an intervalometer.
By Abraham Acevedo Garcia. 2008/05/11

Introduction to the HP48 in Spanish   (details) 48   ES   123KB
Explains the very basics of using an HP 48.
By rojecas@maxwell.univalle.edu.co. 1998/11/15

IR Boosting Infomation   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Tells what resistor to replace to increase the IR range to 30' (about 10 meters) or more.
By Scott Marlowe. 1997/09/06

IR Boosting Information 2   (details) 48   EN   3KB
More information about increasing the range of the infrared port.
By Ivan Blumenschein. 1997/09/06

IR Box 4.0   (details) 48   EN   30KB
Explains how to make an infrared port booster box for the HP 48.
By Tom Wong. 1997/08/21

IR Information   (details) 48   EN   3KB
This document explains how the infrared port on the 48 works.
By Dave Arnett. 1997/08/21

IR to RS-232 Adapter   (details) 48   EN   58KB
Schematics (in PostScript and ASCII) for an IR to RS-232 adapter.
By Tony Duell and others. 1997/08/21

Iterative Functions and the HP48   (details) 48   EN   22KB
A look at the remarkable effects that can happen when you repeatedly give a function its own output (the foundation of chaos/fractal theory), some sobering facts on calculator precision, and lots of demo programs.
By Bill Markwick. 1999/05/04

Iterative Functions II   (details) 48   EN   50KB
Sequel to the above document, with information on chaos, order, and the complex plane, and Julia and Mandelbrot fractals.
By Bill Markwick. 1999/10/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 29   (details) 49/50   48   PT   299KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2003/12/26

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 1   (details) 48   PT   104KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 1999/03/13

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 10   (details) 49/50   48   PT   110KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 11   (details) 49/50   48   PT   107KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 12   (details) 49/50   48   PT   136KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 13   (details) 49/50   48   PT   69KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 14   (details) 49/50   48   PT   71KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 15   (details) 49/50   48   PT   101KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 16   (details) 49/50   48   PT   148KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 17   (details) 49/50   48   PT   97KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/11/18

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 18   (details) 49/50   48   PT   117KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2001/01/03

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 19   (details) 49/50   48   PT   62KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2001/01/24

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 2   (details) 48   PT   142KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 1999/04/22

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 20   (details) 49/50   48   PT   133KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2001/02/12

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 21   (details) 49/50   48   PT   95KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2001/03/18

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 22   (details) 49/50   48   PT   68KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2001/05/18

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 23   (details) 49/50   48   PT   64KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2001/07/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 24   (details) 49/50   48   PT   124KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2001/10/27

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 25   (details) 49/50   48   PT   57KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2002/02/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 26   (details) 49/50   48   PT   175KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2003/05/06

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 27   (details) 49/50   48   PT   198KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2003/05/12

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 28   (details) 49/50   48   PT   381KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2003/07/01

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 3   (details) 48   PT   139KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 1999/05/13

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 4   (details) 49/50   48   PT   398KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 5   (details) 49/50   48   PT   235KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 6   (details) 49/50   48   PT   129KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 7   (details) 49/50   48   PT   121KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 8   (details) 49/50   48   PT   334KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jornal do HP Club do Brasil 9   (details) 49/50   48   PT   109KB
Newsletter in Portuguese from the HP Club of Brazil. In MS Word 97 and Adobe PDF format.
By Tacio Philip Sansonovski. 2000/09/16

Jumper Information   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains why there are jumpers on the HP 48G series to adjust the clock speed.
By Dave Arnett. 1997/09/06

Key Table   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Lists the key assignments on the 48S series that are useless at certain times and thus ready to be reassigned.
By Simone Rapisarda. 2008/08/17

LASTARG   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains how to use LASTARG to recover from stupid keyboard mistakes involving PURGE, STO, and shift-STO.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

LIBEVAL list   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Listing of LIBEVALs from the G series.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 1998/01/03

Library ID Numbers   (details) 48   EN   16KB
Listing of many of the currently used library ID numbers.
By Joseph K. Horn (H) and Balazs Fischer and others. 1998/06/08

Library IDs for HP 48   (details) 48   EN   51KB
Listing of the numbers of library ID's of all easily-identifiable libraries for the HP 48 that are contained on this web site. Automatically updated every Sunday (despite the date in this listing).
By Carsten Dominik (H). 2001/03/09

Library IDs on Goodies Disks   (details) 48   EN   16KB
Listing of the library ID numbers in use on the Goodies Disks and various ROM cards.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

Life is Short and ROM is Full   (details) 48   EN   2KB
The original source of the "life is short and ROM is full" quote.
By Bill Wickes. 2008/08/17

Links to Manuals 1.1   (details) 49/50   48   EN   ES   PT   1KB
Contains a text file that gives the addresses on HP's site from which one can download PDF versions of HP 48 and HP 49 instruction manuals in various languages.
By Julián Kaihara. 2002/11/17

Long Ago   (details) 48   EN   1KB
A couple predictions about calculators from "The Hewlett-Packard Personal Calculator Digest, Volume two, 1977".
By Hewlett-Packard (H). 2008/08/17

Making a PC to HP Link Cable   (details) 48   EN   8KB
Easy to follow directions for making a PC to HP link cable.
By Vimal Bhalodia. 1998/05/04

Marketing Plan for HP's High End Calculator Line   (details) 48   EN   316KB
A 66-page user community analysis suggesting a possible marketing plan for HP. In Adobe PDF format.
By Richard Nelson and others. 2000/04/29

Memory Card Info   (details) 48   EN   11KB
This document explains how the memory cards for the HP 48 series work.
By Darryl Okahata. 1997/08/21

Memory Scanner   (details) 48   DE   10KB
Information on the S-series memory scanner.
By Peter Farwig. 1998/01/12

Modifying Epson RAM cards   (details) 48   EN   8KB
Explains how to modify Epson RAM cards for use in the HP 48.
By Allan Petersen. 1998/02/28

Mystery Mini Challenge   (details) 48   EN   1KB
This bizarre-looking User RPL program takes any real integer and returns the number of bits required to express it in binary. Mini-Challenge: figure out why it works.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/12

Newton's Method   (details) 49/50   48   EN   5KB
This pdf file goes over Newton's Method in lengthy detail. It provides how to program and use your calculator for Newton's Method.
By Aaron Toponce. 2002/11/14

Not a Bug   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains that it's not a bug that the result is imprecise when trying to raise 125 to the 1/3 power.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

Not a Bug 2   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains that it's not a bug, but rather a limitation, that you cannot use exponents on units higher than 127.
By Erik Naggum. 2008/08/17

Null Names   (details) 48   EN   9KB
Information about null-named variables and directories.
By Rick Grevelle. 2008/08/17

Null Programs   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Explains how to execute a program while there is a command line.
By Simone Rapisarda. 2008/08/17

Nyquist Plots   (details) 48   EN   1KB
Explains how to do Nyquist plots using the parametric plotter.
By Erin S. Catto. 2008/08/17

Object Oriented Manifesto   (details) 48   EN   26KB
Huge document (74 KB) explaining why the HP 48 is object oriented (and other things).
By Chrstphre Campbell (TinyWanda) (H). 1998/06/17

On-D Tests   (details) 48   EN   12KB
Excerpt from the FAQ listing the various On-D diagnostic tests.
Author unknown. 1997/12/11

On-key Combinations   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Lists the various On-key combinations.
By Dave Arnett. 1997/12/11

Overclocking   (details) 48   EN   85KB
How to easily overclock the HP 48. This may be a joke...
By Nacho Vilalta. 2002/02/16

Parentheses Bug/Feature   (details) 48   EN   1KB
Explains a bug/feature involving parentheses and the equation writer in ROMs A-E of the S series.
By Chris Holsapple. 2008/08/17

PC Link Cable Mould Designs   (details) 49/50   48   EN   21KB
Detailed mold design to manufacture a plug for an RS-232 cable for the PC to calculator serial interface.
By John de Ponte. 2001/05/26

PC-HP Cable Instructions   (details) 48   DE   5KB
Explains how to make a PC-HP serial cable.
Author unknown. 1997/08/31

PDL Spec Sheet   (details) 48   EN   832KB
Specifications sheet in PDF format for the Firmware Systems Portable DataLab.
By Firmware Systems. 1999/07/31

Port Path Bug   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Identifies a bug in the GX where the RCL command does not work properly when given a high port (2 or higher) and a path to a variable.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

Potential 512k Chip Problem   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains a mistake made in some documentation for adding a 512k chip.
By Blake T. Garretson. 1998/07/24

Power Consumption   (details) 48   EN   7KB
Shows the power consumption of a 48G upgraded to 256 KB of RAM.
By Robert Tiismus (H). 1998/09/28

Purging Libraries with ID<100   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains how to purge libraries that have ID numbers of less than 100.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 1997/08/21

RAND   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Identifies the algorithm used by the random number generator.
By Detlef Müller (H) and Steve VanDevender. 2008/08/17

Random Numbers   (details) 48   EN   9KB
Lots of information on random numbers with the 48, including chances of getting a repeated number.
By Klaus Wolferts, John H Meyers, and Steve VanDevender. 1999/01/06

Recovering Memory   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Explains what happens when you choose "yes" at the Try To Recover Memory screen.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

Revision F   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explanation of why there are ROM revision letters and why there is no F despite evidence to the contrary.
By Bill Wickes. 2008/08/17

Revista de la ETSIIG de Gijón, Febrero 2001   (details) 49/50   48   ES   464KB
Newsletter of the users club of the ETSIIG of Gijón. Talks about the HP 48, HP 49, and GNU software.
By CdU ETSIIG. 2001/05/18

Revista de la ETSIIG de Gijón, Marzo 2001   (details) 49/50   48   ES   464KB
Newsletter of the users club of the ETSIIG of Gijón. Talks about the HP 48, HP 49, and GNU software.
By CdU ETSIIG. 2001/05/18

Revista del CdU ETSIIG   (details) 48   ES   966KB
Periodical publication that talks about the HP 48 and HP 49 and engineering software.
By CdU ETSIIG. 2001/04/04

ROM Version in S Series   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Lists three ways to find the ROM revision in the 48S series.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

ROM Version Information   (details) 48   EN   9KB
Excerpt from the FAQ listing the various ROM versions and their differences.
Author unknown. 1997/12/12

ROM XLIB Information   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Information about XLIBs.
By Rick Grevelle. 1998/06/08

RS-232/IR Interface   (details) 48   EN   58KB
Instructions explaining how to make an IR transceiver performing signaling format conversion between the Hewlett-Packard proprietary IR format used on the HP 48, and the standard RS-232 signaling used on any serial port. In PDF format.
By Berni Joss. 2000/07/16

Rules   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Explanation of the names on the RULES 48G-series easter egg.
Author unknown. 1997/12/11

Scatter Plots with Lines   (details) 48   EN   1KB
Explains how to make scatter plots with lines connecting the points.
By Jurjen N.E. Bos. 2008/08/17

Scientific Comparison   (details) 48   EN   264KB
Comparison of entry level scientific calculators. Compares the HP-30S with the TI-30XII and TI-34II. Designed to help one decide on a cheap, backup calculator to buy.
By Tim Wessman (H). 2001/10/27

Secret Reset Switch   (details) 48   EN   3KB
All about the Secret Reset Switch hidden inside your HP 48.
By Joseph K. Horn (H) and Ray Depew and others. 2008/08/17

Serial Cable Pinouts   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Explains the pinouts for serial cables for connecting the HP to PCs, Macs, or Minitel machines.
Author unknown. 1997/09/21

Serial Connector   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Information about making a connector to plug into the HP 48 serial port.
By Jeremy Smith. 1998/02/28

Serial Port Pinouts   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Explanation of the serial port pinout on the HP 48.
Author unknown. 1997/08/21

Server Mode: The Whole Scoop   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Thoroughly explains all the packets that are sent while in Kermit server mode.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

SmartROM Documentation   (details) 48   EN   49KB
Documentation for the SmartROM ROM card previously available at EduCalc, in IBM printer and HP printer format.
By Smart Technology. 1998/04/19

SMI RAM Cards   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Information about the RAM cards that SMI used to make for the HP 48.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 1998/07/24

Smith Corona RAM Cards   (details) 48   EN   2KB
One user's experience with Smith Corona RAM cards in the HP 48.
By Robin Getz. 1997/09/06

Softkey Index   (details) 48   EN   11KB
Lists all of the 48GX's softkeys and shows what buttons to press to get to those softkeys.
Author unknown. 1998/01/23

Some Notes about HP 48SX and 50g Calculators 1.0   (details) 49/50   48   EN   254KB
Gives information about doing a few things on the calculators, including evaluation of polynomials, and corrections to the official manuals.
By Alberto Maria Marchetti. 2011/07/24

Spanish HP 48 Tutorial   (details) 48   ES   128KB
Spanish HP 48 tutorial to learn what the HP 48 can do in expert hands.
By Miguel Quintana Villalba. 2003/12/24

Speed up the HP 48?   (details) 48   EN   1KB
Gives some basic information about the clock speed of the HP 48 and how it is set.
By Preston Brown. 1997/12/12

Stat-related Bug   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Describes a stat-related bug involving SigmaDAT in G series revisions K through P.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

Submenus in CST menu   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Shows how to make "tabbed" items for submenus in the CST menu.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 1997/08/21

SX RAM Upgrade   (details) 48   EN   19KB
Explains how to upgrade the RAM in a 48SX.
By Stephane Grundschober (H). 1998/05/07

Symbolic Division   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Explains how to do symbolic division.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

The Canonical List of HP 48 Flag Usage   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Table includes both User Flags and System Flags. Definitions already in the HP literature are not included here. Flags which the user need not worry about are not included here.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/13

The Matrix   (details) 48   EN   10KB
Kind of interesting for people who have used the Internet for a long time. Explains how to get HP 48 software and discusses email from back in 1991.
By Jeremy Smith. 1998/01/11

Token Ring Network   (details) 48   EN   19KB
Explains how to network several HP 48s with a token ring network.
By Daniel Roggen. 1998/01/11

Token Ring Network (2)   (details) 48   FR   3KB
Something about the above network setup, but I can't read it since it's in French.
By Daniel Roggen. 1997/09/06

Trace like HP 28   (details) 48   EN   1KB
Shows how to replicate the TRACE functionality of the HP 28 on the HP 48.
Author unknown. 2008/08/17

Trigonometry Marathon 1.4   (details) 49/50   48   EN   553KB
Detailed documentation of the capabilities of the HP 49G when working with trigonometric expressions. Orthographically corrected version with better layout.
By Nick Karagiaouroglou. 2003/07/16

Trivia on HP Handheld Calculators and PDAs   (details) 48   EN   461KB
Lots of good information about virtually every HP handheld calculator or PDA. Contains 58 pages of excellent trivia. This is a pre-release version, so any errors should be reported to the author. In PDF format.
By Marc Staps. 2000/04/10

Turn Off Auto-Shutoff   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains how to disable the 10-minute auto shutoff (doesn't look very easy, though).
By Dave Arnett. 1997/09/06

Two Easy Ways to Speed Up Your HP 48 Keyboard   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Tells how to speed up the keyboard on the 48: disabling user keys, and staying out of the library menu.
By Joseph K. Horn (H). 2008/08/17

Unit Reduction   (details) 48   EN   4KB
HP Customer Support's explanation of how unit reduction works.
By Hewlett-Packard (H). 2008/08/17

Universal Lab Interface Software Developer's Guide   (details) 49/50   48   EN   206KB
The Universal Lab Interface can be used with virtually any computer that has a serial communication port. This opens the door for use with the HP 48GX and 49G calculators, both of which have a serial port.
By Vernier Software (H). 2003/12/27

Upgrades   (details) 48   EN   6KB
German document explaining how to upgrade the HP 48.
Author unknown. 1997/12/11

User Flags   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains what user flags are used for.
By Greg Sanker. 2008/08/13

Using a Modem   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Explains how to connect and use a modem with a 48.
By Diego Berge. 1998/08/01

Using HP 48 Backups With Emu48   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains how to copy the data of a real HP 48 to Emu48 using the backup feature.
By Christoph Gießelink (H). 2002/01/22

Using Smith Corona RAM Cards   (details) 48   EN   12KB
Explains how to use Smith Corona RAM cards in the HP 48.
By Allan Petersen. 1997/09/06

USRLIB Tips   (details) 48   EN   5KB
Frequently asked questions (and their answers) regarding USRLIB, for making libraries.
By Joel Nevison. 1997/12/11

Vectored Enter   (details) 48   EN   2KB
Explains the undocumented (in the 48SX) vectored enter functionality.
By Bill Wickes. 2008/08/17

Vernier LabPro Technical Manual   (details) 49/50   48   EN   346KB
This is the Technical Manual for the Vernier Software LabPro Interface for those adventurous HP programmers out there that might like to try to interface their HP calculators to this device.
By Vernier Software (H). 2003/12/27

Visio Cable HP 48   (details) 48   ES   104KB
Graphically explains how to make a cable for the HP 48. In PDF format.
By Fidel Moreno. 2003/08/30

Why did you buy the HP 48?   (details) 48   EN   7KB
Several users' reasons on why they bought the HP 48.
By Kevin Jessup and Ray Depew. 1997/12/12

Wire vs Infrared   (details) 48   EN   3KB
Which takes more power, infrared or wire transfers?
By John Wettroth. 2008/08/17

Yards, Feet, and Inches   (details) 48   EN   4KB
Discusses the conversion of numbers involving yards, feet, and inches.
By Joseph K. Horn (H) and Jan Brittenson. 2008/08/17

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