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Canon LC-39

Date of introduction:  1991 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  4.3" x 2.6" x 0.3"  
Weight:  1.3 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  LR189 Date of manufacture:  mth 03 year 1993
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Thailand
Precision:  8  Integrated circuits:  Sharp LI3150Z
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

This Canon LC-39 was introduced in 1991 and seems to be the successor of the LC-37. Dismantling the LC-39 reveals two surprises:

The housing includes provisions for solar cells.
The Sharp LI3150Z calculator circuit sports a conventional housing,
while the earlier LC-37 used already chip-on-board (COB) technology.



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Joerg Woerner, November 16, 2008. No reprints without written permission.