Hewlett-Packard HP 17bIIPlus (F2234A)

Hewlett-Packard HP 17bIIPlus

The Hewlett-Packard HP 17bIIPlus is a finance calculator with 10 digits precision and RPN (reverse polish notation) logic. It has 250 functions, 37 keys, and an LCD (liquid crystal) display. The power source is 2x3V cell. Note: Case design may vary depending on when the calculator was manufactured. A sample of this calculator is held in the calculator.org collection.

Facts at a glance:

Display typeLCD
Display size131
PrinterIR ext
Power Consumption0.027000W
Power Source2x3V cell
Original price$130
Year introduced2003
Current price amazon.com

User Manual

You can download the Hewlett-Packard HP 17bIIPlus manual from the manuals website. If this doesn't work, you can also try this alternative download link.


Note that diagnostic tests generally delete any data on the calculator. Be sure to back up any important information held in the calculator before running these tests.

Hold down ON button and press fourth key on top row of keypad, then choose test from menu (use EXIT to leave test and go back to menu). Use ON and fifth key on top row to run a test sequence. Use ON key and third key on top row to reset calculator after tests.


If you have a Hewlett-Packard HP 17bIIPlus that is no longer working, you can first try replacing the 2x3V cell batteries. If that doesn't solve the problem, then a repair might be possible, although you have to weigh up the costs against just buying a new one, as this model is still currently available.

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