DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||year 1982||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 4.6" x 2.6" x 0.4"
116 x 70 x 10 mm3
|Weight:||3.2 ounces, 91 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||2*LR44||Date of manufacture:||mth 05 year 1982|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Toshiba T6775B|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Canon LC-33 looks different to its predecessor LC-31
and makes use of a novel manufacturing technology.
Instead of using a traditional printed circuit board
(PCB) the LC-33 uses a flexible foil pressed against a heavy metal sheet. Not
only the LC-display but even the calculator circuit missed any solder joint.
We noticed this construction already with the LX-30 and LX-40, too. Main differences between this LC-33 and the two LX sibblings are the 3-key versus 4-key memory and the [+/-] function.
About two years later we Canon introduced with the LC-34 a traditional design again.
Don't miss the colorful LC-33 versions featuring the PEANUTS Characters,
we know them with a white, yellow and pink
housing or the PADDINGTON BEAR in a white
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© Joerg Woerner, October 11, 2001. No reprints without written permission.