The HP-38G (Elsie)




Introduced on the 6th of April 1995

Introduced as a competitor for graphical calculators of the other brands. This calculator has no RPN but a lot of functions for curve fitting and calculations with fractions.

The most important new feature of this calculator are the "aplets", animated personal learning tools. A nice article about this calculator can be found in the HP Journal of june 1996. This article can also be downloaded here:

The nice retractable cover construction was filed as a patent US 5530234.

Serial number: 3532S00311


Users handbook

HP38G Manual

An english language version of this manual can be downloaded from the HP web site.

Click on the manual to start the download of the pdf file. The file size of about 8.1 MB.



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