Hello, calculator fanciers We have a real treat today! A viewer, a home amateur calculator reviewer, sent me in a calculator I have never seen before This is the Gaxio! And they emailed and said: “Have you ever seen a Gaxio” I said I had not, and they got this shipped to me direct from the Gaxio warehouse Wherever that may be And so on the front you can see, it’s a Gaxio FG-82MS, very nice This is a scientific calculator On the back, you have all the options labeled It comes… it comes with a slide-on hard case™ Loving that and… Oh, down at the bottom there – Made in China Some of you may think the Gaxio is a little bit familiar, looks vaguely like something you have seen before Well, I have here our previous review we did of a Casio – a member of the FX series and you can see – a surprising similiarities, look at that They’re pretty much the same calculator, just in different packaging one’s in a slightly cheaper packet than the other Other fact – you’re now watching an unboxing video in an unboxing video Now, blatantly the calculators cannot

accidentally be this similar when I saw this it just sent ripples through the calculator fancier community, everyone’s outraged I mean, surely if you’re designing a calculator

at least design your own calculator Don’t just rip off someone else’s making a cheap version of the calculator I mean, we are outraged. I will not let this go down I… I am I could not believe that Casio

just ripped off Gaxio’s fantastic design So let’s get in there and see

what the original has to offer Now, I am a little hesitant to break the

package, I don’t want to have to cut into it If only it came with a little tab so I could open it Aah! Here we go, look at that, so I can pop that open there Look at it just slid out! What an action!

There’s, aah, the inst– Oo! The instructions are bound. So often, I open a calculator, the instructions fly one way, calculator the other, I never match them back up again This, it’s all contained, very nice. Put that over there OK, let’s pop the packet open and we have… (Drum roll please) OK, so there’s the calculator and that slide

on hard case OK, so you can see already, this covers a variety of models, so if

you own any of these And obviously, you’re going to have more than one Gaxio around the place, you can just look them up in there, very unfortunately it’s for the various FX models and what we have here is actually the Gaxio FG-82MS, not covered by this set of instructions Now, you might think this is very suspicious that the Gaxio FG series calculator comes with instructions something labeled the

FX series and it’s Casio as we know who made the FX series of calculators OK so that case did indeed slide off

hard… and, oh, here there’s the inset in there and you can see they’ve not

glued it in properly, so if you decide you want to remove it and stick it to the

outside… like so, that is entirely… Oh, I didn’t quite… OK, you get the idea anyways Look at this, this is the FG series classic, that’s good High quality manufacturing as only Gaxio can do OK, I don’t know who quality control

person 28 are but whoever he or she is, they know a perfect calculator when they

see one Right, let’s take this thing out for a spin 2 square root… oh it’s around the wrong way oh my goodness OK, O… OK hang on, so… so, 2 square root equals… nice Times 2… oh OK. so they know if you’re typing 2 a second time you know what you’ve typed, why waste

an entire part of the display when they can show you a fraction of it, that.. they’ve simplified it Even down here, they’ve taken chunks off this number here, so you don’t need all those extra digits and you can see, everyone knows the

square root of 2 is 1.411… whatever that is… 13 OK, here we go! 2, equals 31.11… something…ok *dies of laughter* OK, OK, hang on, hang on OK, I’m gonna be honest with you here

31.11… whatever that is… is not quite… 2 But it’s not 1.999, so… you know… it’s… it’s gone different… In all new and creative ways let’s try something a bit more down the line, let’s put in

π, so we’ve got π down here, OK, shift, π, excellent! And let’s just try multiplying it

by one to see if it can do that Equals 3.141… something… 9

OK OK OK that’s OK, that’s not so bad Let’s try dividing by 0 and see what

happens here 1 divide 0 equals… That’s… it has a Meth ERROR so you… this calculator’s had too much meth So when I was testing the inferior knockoff Casio FX I tried the square root of 17 Square root of 17 you simply type square root of 17 you

hit equals and it tells you that it’s the square root of 17 So let’s see how this one

does with that square root of 17 equals… a number OK, let’s multiply that by the square

root of 17 and that equals… Hey, hey! Hey I did it! OK, I’m doubting myself, I’m gonna to redo root 2 times root 2 equals… two! What did I do before? Obviously, the first calculation out of the box is just a warmup calculation, where it gives you a random kind of test… calibration number Now it’s it’s… it’s… it’s actually I can feel it is genuinely it’s heating up It’s now warmed up and ready to go So as a whole it’s quite… it’s got quite a nice hand feel, I mean it’s got these these kind of wings, which… which is sweet And… I mean the Casio calculators, They’re reasonably heavy, they’ve got

what feels like a lot of plastic Whereas these I mean the Gaxio, it’s environmentally

friendly it doesn’t use any more plastic than absolutely necessary It’s got a real light kind of… you know… “could go at any moment” feel And I… I appreciate that dedication to efficiency in manufacturing Final scores for the imported Gaxio FX… oh, sorry FG, none of that knockoff Casio rubbish FG 82-MS For display it’s got a good display, bits of it seem to come and go all the time though, so I’m going to give it an 8… or rather most of an 8 For functionality, it’s got everything I need that would be an 8 For acuracy, ooh, I wanted to give it a higher score, but it’s not quite there every now and then so I’ll… I’ll drop the 10 down to an 8 Ergonomics: works well in both hands, I

reckon around an 8 For cred, I mean it’s got the Gaxio name, what more do you need? That’s an 8 And for durability *sound of calculator on calculator violence* Obviously, an 8 That gives us a total score of 888 OK, that’s it. Look we’re going to very

quickly check that in the instructions so you can see here… uhm… it’s not the English bit… Chinese… Chinese… Chinese… No English No other languages OK, so normally they have every possible

language, here, unless you’re fluent in Chinese symbols… No luck. That’s… that’s the Gaxio attention to detail.

wow i can't believe casio ripped off gaxio like that. so lame.

lol

This cured my ADHD and cancer , thank you .

Lol we have those calculators at my school

I know he did 22 instead of 2 but I did not notice that at first and it gave me a real laugh.

This is just hilarious

ハハハ

Meth Error.

It looks more like the Casio fx-300MS

That is a cheap version of Casio fx-82MS, if someone's wondering.

I actually own one of those calculators. Had it when I was in high school and was still able to use it by the end of my 4th year in college. You can actually type in "cheat codes" to make the calculator do funny things.

turn on subs and go to 7:15

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You'd think only the Casio FX-85GT is a blatant ripoff, but have you seen the Casio FX82-MS, even the name is almost completely similar!

Parkersquare

Accuracy test should be sqrt(2)*sqrt(2) – 2. Most scientific calculators gives you not a zero.

you did 22 and the calcuator was right

it's a gaxio on a plastic beach

I actually had the casio version of this calculator for highschool. The previous unboxing was a different model

this is the direct copy of fx-350ms

Please unbox more GAXIOs

4:44 square root of 2X22

Nth time watching this, my sides are still in orbit. Send help.

With Chinese pronunciation that pretty much reads Gashio. G and K are so similar there that basically, not only did they rip the product, the essentially ripped the name too, haha.

casio ripoff it even looks like it

I have the Casio fx-991MS

S-V.P.A.M

it is great

Its funny because the gaxio is actually incredibly cheap in its design, also there is a setting on the casio that shows the number for the square roots

The funniest unboxing ever

Personally I cant tell the difference.

An 8 for a faulty display ???? No point coming here again. 🙁

I haven't had a Gaxio but I once had a Shrap (now that was hard to type because autocorrection).

I actually had this calculator for years I have no idea where I found it

sqrt(2)=1.414 not 1.411

i swear my brother had one of those, but i think i may have been a cheap casio knock-off

this should have been unboxing #8 instead

never before have i seen an unboxing video in an unboxing viedo on this day i have truly been mindfked

Okay it's clear Matt made a mistake in his first attempt of the square root 2 test but at least he got some enjoyment out of it.

sqrt2*sqrt2=31.1…

@04:20 was he crying?

That's a Chinese copy of the casio fx 82ms

I think you multiplied sqrt(2) by 22 which is about 31.1

8 for all of them, lol

888, lol nice

八八八, oh i see what you did there now

i have the same calculator but mine is an original casio calculator you got the fake one

7:28 can someone explian those 3 simbols at the lower right?

Alright, I knew that Matt was going to give an absurd final score other than 48 as soon as I saw it was 8’s all around, but for some reason I just about choked on my tea when he gave it a score of 888

The display connector disconnected from the circuit board. This is a very common problem even on original Casio calculators. Recently I bought an old Fx-570W from our flea market, it did not display anything. All (all!) lines of this connector ribbon were detached from the board…

The casio opening square root of 17 is 17 you can change it with a button (s->d)

you did √2*22=31.11something

Matt Parker should do all numberphike videos

Wait a minute: sqrt(2) = 1.41421356…. The "Gaxio" gave 1.411?13562. Maybe the missing "4" is actually achieved by adding up the "II marks" first, giving 2, then multiply that by the half displayed 2, giving you 4. This could be all covered in the directions, which Matt just dismissed as he is weak in Mandarin. I'd like to see results for sqrt(3), sqrt(5), etc. Did it give equally "right" but confusingly displayed results? Does the rule of "marks" consistently apply? If this rule consistently applies, this somewhat confusing, but "correct" answer could be a whole new way of displaying base 10 numbers. This new display "innovation" of Gaxio should not be so easily dismissed. 🙂

More seriously, Matt did actually enter sqrt(2) * 22, which did give the right answer of 31.11269837. Clearly the 5th digit LCD display bottom left segment is blown, and possibly segments from the 4th digit also, displaying a 1 vs 4 for the 4th digit. That is the only reason I can think of for displaying the "wrong" answer for sqrt(2), but giving the right answer for sqrt(2)* 22. Given these display problems, the first test Matt should perform is enter 8888888888, and see how that works out before performing any computations. The best part of this video is at 4:22, when Matt totally looses it when the apparent absurdly incorrect result for sqrt(2)*2 is displayed. 🙂

Its a parker calculator

You did (sqrt)2×22, not (sqrt)2x(sqrt)2

there is also a model of casio that is genuinely identical to this one

Casio S . V . R . A . M .

Casio Fx-82MS Clone XD

how did i get to this side of youtube

let me explain what is this calculator: it's a chinese copy of the Casio FX-82MS… look it up on google, it's literally the same!

You typed sqrt(2)*2 which does equal 31.11269

this was the best calculator unboxing i've seen. i laughed so much. <3

hahahaahahaahahah 🤣🤣🤣🤣

Is the China rif off

Gaxio is a cheater!!!!!!

That looks almost identical to my (20 year?) old Casio fx-83MS. I tried repairing the display on mine as segments 2-6 (and the corresponding area of the top line) don't display properly, but it is irreparable. Bought an fx-991EX last week.

Somehow, I'm not quite sure this is an honest review.

i'm mad that they call that series FG but not GX

It's a gaxio, on a plastic beach

It's a gaxio, on a plastic beach

I have a Casio fx-82MS and its the EXACT same thing so Gaxio is just a ripoff lol

Every once in a while I watch this to remind me of Gaxio's top FX erm… G series. The calc full of METH

How about what is the greatest hand held calculator?

(HP15 of course. Could be HP41 as well.)

Total is 48 not 888

it's one of those chinese clone calculators. they use ultra-cheap casio calculator parts and rebadge them with off-putting names.

The first square root test u put square root of 2×22

噶修

Don't make fun of Gaxio!

The company is founded by the same people that created Zony Entertainment and the famous Blaystaion 4 game console.

"imported calculator" as opposed to the famous made in Britain brands?

Why not compare it to the actual rip off, the Casio fx-82ms, though, instead of the only vaguely similar 85gt?

Its a bootlegged Casio FX-82MS.

You typed Root 2 x 22. You got Parker²

7:15

I wanna see the unboxing of that one!

I've never laughed so hard on a math video 😂😂

TI meets Casio

who here also has the real version of this fx-300 ms

fake

I have a Casio that 100% identical save for the Gaxio logo.

For those of you wondering, the average score for this is then of course 8.888 recurring.

My favourite scientific calculator has a clone..? SWEET.

Casio is king of calculator specially fx991ex

it seemed to have some bad display pixels here and there…

Nerd!!1!

Shitty casio clone

The sad part is we use gaxio calculators in our school.

Wow that first calculation was areal Parker square

04:20

sqrt (2) x 22 is 31.112698370 you know….

Meth ERROR?

5:08

thirty-one point one one something

Why is no one talking about the handfeel?

"meth error" you're so funny

Functionality has everything you need and it got an 8? What does it take to ace it? Make you coffee?

Gaxio is very old brand. Gaxio invented great calculators, Japanese companies copied chinese technology and made counterfeit brand called Casio.

5:32 √17=4.121105 but…

√17= 4.123105