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Canon F-71

Date of introduction:  June 1977 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  10 + 2
Size:  5.9" x 3.3" x 1.1"
 151 x 84 x 29 mm3
    
Weight:  6.4 ounces, 180 grams Serial No:  716064
Batteries:  4*AA Date of manufacture:  year 1977
AC-Adapter:  AD-1 Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  10 Integrated circuits:  Hitachi HD36140, HD36141 
Memories:  5    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Peter Muckermann

The Palmtronic F-71 is another calculator manufactured by Canon missing a calculator chip from Texas Instruments. The brain of the F-71 is a Hitachi HD36140/HD36141 chipset. Don't miss the first TI-less calculator sold by Canon, the LE-80M.

The other calculators in the early scientific line are the less powerful F-31, F-41, F-51, and F-61.

In 1980 Canon introduced with the F-72 a foldable scientific calculator with lots of functions.



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Joerg Woerner, May 13, 2002. No reprints without written permission.