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Posted: 02 Feb 2008 05:24:52 pm    Post subject:

I was looking at the TI-89 and V200 manuals, and there are a lot of functions that are only described in the latter. However, I remember upgrading the OS version on my regular TI-89 and getting a lot of new commands out of it.

What I want to do is find out the hardware/OS requirements for all the new functions. Can someone with a better knowledge of the different 68k calculators help me out?

The clock commands: checkTmr(), ClockOff, ClockOn, dayOfWk(), getDate(), getDtFmt(), getDtStr(), getTime(), getTmFmt(), getTmStr(), getTmZn(), isClkOn(), setDate(), setDtFmt(), setTime(), setTmFmt(), setTmZn(), startTmr(), timeCnv(). From research, I believe these require HW2 (or higher) and AMS 2.07 (or higher).

The reciprocal trig commands: cot(), cotֿ(), coth(), cothֿ(), csc(), cscֿ(), csch(), cschֿ(), sec(), secֿ(), sech(), sechֿ(). I remember using these with AMS 2.09 on a TI-89.

Other commands: data▶mat, DelType, ▶Grad, isArchiv(), isLocked(), isVar(), impDif(), ▶ln, ▶logbase(), mat▶data, stdDevPop(), ▶Rad, as well as the two-argument syntax for log().

Two comments. First, ▶Rad is not in the TI-89 manual but I can't believe it wasn't on the TI-89, that would be silly. Also, stdDevPop() is 9 letters, contrary to TI's customary limit of 8 letters per command, is that really the correct spelling?

If there's no 68k calculator expert around (very likely), can everyone with a 68k calculator post their calculator, HW version, AMS version, and which commands they have? That way, we can try to figure these out.

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Posted: 02 Feb 2008 05:35:58 pm    Post subject:

First, on my calculator, it spelled stDevPop(, without the first d.

Second, to figure out which commands came into use when, it would require all AMS and/or OS versions . . . Which could be pretty hard.

Lastly, I have a TI-89T, so it's commands aren't really comparable (it probably has everything).
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Posted: 02 Feb 2008 05:46:30 pm    Post subject:

Well, the TI-89's AMS 2.09 is advertised on TI's website as giving the following features of the "recently released" 2.08:
• New Trigonometric and Hyperbolic functions
• Clock and date functionality

So that definitely refers to the first two categories in my post above. I just downloaded it and it doesn't have any of the other commands (and no, it doesn't have ▶Rad, either)

So that answers about half the questions.

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Posted: 02 Feb 2008 06:46:02 pm    Post subject:

History lesson:
Well for the additional functions added to the 89 and 92+ since 2.08, they've been around on the V200 since 2.07. When the V200 came out with 2.07, the 89 and 92+ were still on 2.05. About a year went by before 2.08 was released for all three calculators.

With that said, I've had my 92+ since about early 2002 when the v200 came out, and I've updated the OS a couple of times on it. (originally from 2.05 -> 2.08, then 2.08 -> 2.09). My 92+ has a hardware version of 2.00.
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Posted: 02 Feb 2008 07:10:24 pm    Post subject:


More info: the pdf file on the AMS 3.10 update for the TI-89Ti/V200 says that the following commands are new: ▶Grad, impDif(), ▶ln, ▶logbase(), root(), and stDevPop().

I still want to know about data▶mat, DelType, isArchiv(), isLocked(), isVar(),mat▶data, and ▶Rad, which were introduced sometime in between 2.09 and 3.10. My bet is on 3.00 but I'd rather be sure.

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