Using the PC Connectivity Kit
June 1, 1999
HP48G Body Composition Calculator may be reprogrammed from
an IBM-compatible PC by using a serial interface cable and
connectivity software from Hewlett-Packard. This allows for
fast and easy replacement of the Body Composition program
files, in case of data corruption or memory loss.
the Serial Interface Cable to an available serial port on
With the logo side of the 4-pin connector facing up, plug
the cable into the HP48. It should lightly snap into place.
Never force the connector into place or the socket may be
Follow the instructions included with the HP Graphic Calculator
Connectivity Kit for installation of the software on your
that versions of the software are included for both DOS
and Windows based systems. You will only need to install
the software appropriate for your operating system.
following steps will clear the memory on the HP48G, making
it ready to accept the program files.
the [ON], [A] and [F] buttons together.
When prompted with "Try To Recover Memory?", press the white
F button (to choose No).
sure that the cable is properly connected to the computer
On the HP48G, press [->]
and [I/O] together. Select Transfer to display the the Transfer
Set the I/O parameters to PORT=Wire, TYPE=Kermit, FMT=BIN,
BAUD=9600. Use the four-way arrows to highlight the value
you want to change and press [B], the "CHOOS" button, to
see a list of choices.
Press [ON] and [C] to exit the Transfer menu.
Press [->] and [I/O] together and select Start Server
(the last menu item) to put the HP48 in server mode. The
screen will display "Awaiting Server Cmd."
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