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Canon Canola L-3

Date of introduction:  1979 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  12
Size:  7.3" x 5.0" x 1.7"     
Weight:  11.6 ounces Serial No:  345019
Batteries:  4*AA or NiCd Pack-5 Date of manufacture:  year 1980
AC-Adapter:  AD-1 Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  12 Integrated circuits:  Hitachi HD38401 
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The stylish Canon Canola L-3 uses a much sleeker design than the Canola L813 introduced in the same year. Main advantage of this battery operated desktop calculator is the big display with 12 digits. 

About 10 years later the Canola L-20 II continued the design approach of this Canola L-3.



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Joerg Woerner, September 20, 2003. No reprints without written permission.