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Canon card MULTI FC-82

Date of introduction:  1981 Display technology:  LCD
New price:    Display size:  8 + 8
Size:  4.7" x 2.8" x 0.3"
 120 x 70 x 8 mm3
    
Weight:  2.3 ounces, 65 grams Serial No:  358867
Batteries:  2*LR44 Date of manufacture:  year 1981
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  8  Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T6716S
Memories:  3 (M, S-1, S-2)    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The Canon FC-42 started with its "sibbling" Toshiba LC-838 started a long line of Metric Converter calculators based on Integrated Circuits (IC's) developed by Toshiba. Canon introduced already in 1974 with the FC-80 their first metric conversion product with a LED display based on a calculator chip developed by Hitachi.

FC-82_PCB.jpg (102293 Byte)This unique FC-82 shares its novel two-line display with the MD-82 introduced in the same time frame. The second line displays either the contents of the memory or the converted value.



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Joerg Woerner, January 1, 2007. No reprints without written permission.