HP Calculators Heritage Page
The above are advertisements for various Hewlett-Packard calculators that appeared in numerous newspapers and technical publications. These collection of Hewlett-Packard Advertisement Archives vault to take a fresh look at some timeless classics. Ads here date back to first HP Calculator in 1972.
Bill Hewlett, founder of HP, wished for a smaller version of the company’s electronic calculator, one he could carry in his shirt pocket. When the marketing department questioned who would pay 10 times the going price of a slide rule, Bill Hewlett simply said that he would. Thus, a whole new market was born.
This is HP’s heritage of quality and reliability.
Updated On: 18.10.02