Out of 3 Ratings

Owner's of the HP (Hewlett-Packard) Calculator HP 12C Financial Calculator gave it a score of 4.7 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
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    5.0 out of 5
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    5.0 out of 5
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    5.0 out of 5
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    3.5 out of 5
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File name: hp 12c pt_user's guide_English_HDPMF123E27 Page: 86 of 275
Printed Date: 2005/8/1 Dimension: 14.8 cm x 21 cm
Section 5
Additional Operating
Continuous Memory
The calculator’s Continuous Memory contains the data storage registers, the
financial registers, the stack and LAST X registers, program memory, and status
information such as display format, date format, and payment mode. All
information in Continuous Memory is preserved even while the calculator is turned
off. Furthermore, information in Continuous Memory is preserved for a short time
when the batteries are removed, so that you can change the batteries without
losing your data and programs.
Continuous Memory may be reset if the calculator is dropped or otherwise
traumatized, or if power is interrupted. You can also manually reset Continuous
Memory as follows:
1. Turn the calculator off.
2. Hold down the - key, and press ;.
When Continuous Memory is reset:
z All registers are cleared.
z Program memory consists of eight program lines, each containing the
instruction g(000.
z Display format is set to the standard format with two decimal places.
z Date format is set to month-day-year.
z Payment mode is set to End.
z Arithmetic operation is set to RPN mode.
Whenever Continuous Memory has been reset, the display will show
Pr Error
Pressing any key will clear this message from the display.