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Re: What's the longest you've used a particular graphing calculator on a regular basis?

Travis Evans

Generally, each time I've gotten a new calculator, it quickly became my main one, and I no longer used the older ones much. (Nowadays, there's an exception, where I currently use both my TI89t and HP 50g often.) So the breakdown becomes:
TI81: A few months to a year?
TI82: About a year or two
TI85, TI86: About three years each
TI89, TI89t: About 5–6 years each
So the winner will soon (if not already) be my 89t, since I use it more than my old, battered 89.

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11 August 2012, 16:03 GMT


Re: What's the longest you've used a particular graphing calculator on a regular basis?

Chris Smith

I only ever use one calculator at a time. I've hoarded all the old ones though. I've used the following extensively:
Casio FX4000P 19861993  7 years (at school). Not graphing but worth a mention.
TI82 19931997  4 years.
TI86 19972011  14 years
TI Nspire CAS 2011now
Also use a TI92 (not plus!) on and off that someone gave me but I just can't get on with it as you really have to lug the manual around.
I've spent less than a new TI84 on all of the above together.

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16 August 2012, 21:32 GMT


Re: What's the longest you've used a particular graphing calculator on a regular basis?

Deep Thought
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TI83 Plus, 2007–present
Casio PRIZM, 2012–present
TI84 Pocket.fr, 2012–present
TINspire CX CAS, 2012–present
My TI83 Plus has three kids. One of them is adopted.

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31 August 2012, 04:27 GMT


Re: What's the longest you've used a particular graphing calculator on a regular basis?

darl 181

84pbe 20092012
lasted through a few years of heavy use (2009?2012), now even setting it down makes some power connection inside the case fail and crashes it x.x
9750gii/9860gii 20102011
used for math, equation solver & co.
also eventually for a fasterrunning FPS :P
Prizm 2011Current
CX 2012Current
learning C for these

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25 September 2012, 02:38 GMT


Re: What's the longest you've used a particular graphing calculator on a regular basis?

Compgeke
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Used a TI85 for all of last year in school and this year I'm using a TI86 I picked up. Also have a TI83+ but that and the TI85 I use as loan outs for now, people seem to want an iPhone over a calculator (and I would rather the 13 TI89s or maybe even HP 50Gs for the same price).

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31 October 2012, 01:00 GMT


Re: What's the longest you've used a particular graphing calculator on a regular basis?

ordelore

I just got my TI84 in june but I love it and can't be taken away from it

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8 December 2012, 20:26 GMT


