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atari2600a
August 5th, 2006, 07:21 PM
Let's say I have an original Casio JL-200 pocket calculator, completely boxed, w/ original manual, leather case, even the sealed batteries, & everything unused? (except the box is in bad cosmetic condition...)

Does anyone know how much this would be worth? (I bought it for $3 at a pawn shop called "Garage Sale")

Terry Yager
August 5th, 2006, 07:23 PM
Ain't got a klew, mate...

--T

carlsson
August 5th, 2006, 08:28 PM
About how old is it? I found nothing via Google, but some other models like JL-20 and JL-210. Based on current eBay auctions in vintage calculators, they generally don't seem to be scorching hot, so to speak.

atari2600a
August 5th, 2006, 08:35 PM
Hm, well semi-off topic, let's say I find a crappy-condition pocket calculator from the early-mid '70's. What are the chances of me finding an i4004?

Terry Yager
August 5th, 2006, 08:40 PM
Slim - to - good, I'd guess. (I've seen '8-bit' calculatorz that ran dual 4-bit CPUs, FWIW).

--T

carlsson
August 5th, 2006, 08:44 PM
No idea. But while browsing the 'net, I found something else. Normally, I find the Commodore calculators from the 70'ties a bit ugly and cheap looking, but then again almost all calculators looked like that in that era. However, here is a scientifical one from 1976 that looks quite neat:

http://www.datamath.org/Related/Commodore/N60.htm

I wouldn't mind come across one of those, in particular in that good condition.

Terry Yager
August 5th, 2006, 08:49 PM
My 'dream machine' is a fully-functional TI-58, with all da bellz & whistlez to go with it...

--T

carlsson
August 5th, 2006, 09:10 PM
I'm a bit intrigued by the Kosmos Astro, the first (and only?) hand-held astrological computer. Perfect if you believe in astrology and meet someone. Just ask for his or her birth date, and you can instantly see if you're supposed to be together. I wonder if such killer apps are available for Windows CE, PalmOS or whatever you'd run on a modern PDA or other hand-held?

By the way, I just realized I own a Sharp EL-408 (http://perso.orange.fr/noel.jouenne/sharpel408.html) w/ soft case, anno 1981. It has three modes: clock with alarm, calculator and stop watch.

atari2600a
August 12th, 2006, 06:45 AM
A sudden but quick question: Of the slim-to-good chances of finding an i4004, what are the chances of someone finding a gold-plated white one? (instead of a black plastic one)

Micom 2000
August 16th, 2006, 07:12 PM
My 'dream machine' is a fully-functional TI-58, with all da bellz & whistlez to go with it...

--T

Well I have a TI-55-II with manuals which I paid around $70 for in 71 when I was taking a course in Digital Electronics and needed Trig functions. While it had some programmable abilities it wasn't quite as wondrous as the later ones. Was very strong on probability maths. Could probably be peddled for the casino crowd, It was also notorious for "bounce" especially when the batteries were low. Very frustrating. Kind of ironic because at the time we were studying how to defeat "keyboard bounce".

Have thought at times offering it on E-Pay , but waiting for the right time.

ledudu
June 8th, 2014, 01:17 AM
Hello
Let's say I have an original Casio JL-200
By any chance, do you still have it ?
Regards