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Symbols on the Display

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This document explains the symbols that are displayed on the HP 9S calculator. The purpose of the symbols is to indicate the status of the calculator.
The following table lists the symbols shown on the calculator and their meaning.
SymbolMeaningSymbolMeaning
MA value is held in memory CPLXComplex number mode
EOverflow or error condition STATStatistical mode
Minus sign 2ndF2ndF key pressed
( )Parentheses calculation CPPrecision capability
BINBinary mode CPKProcess capability
OCTOctal mode Deviation
HEXHexadecimal mode USLSetting upper limit
EDEdit mode LSLSetting lower limit
HYP Hyperbolic mode