Canon LC-6 (silver)

Date of introduction:  September 1978 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  3.7" x 2.2" x 0.15"  
Weight:  1.1 ounces Serial No:  511365
Batteries:  CR2032 Date of manufacture:  mth 10 year 1978
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  8  Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T3707
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

Canon entered with the Palmtronic LC already in 1976 the market of LCD calculators and was about 6 month ahead the first Texas Instruments TI-1750

LC-6_1.jpg (51524 Byte)This beautiful Palmtronic LC-6 gives once again easy access to the coin shaped battery through a front door. In a direct comparison with the earlier LC-5 the screws were avoided and the cover opens by turning it some degrees counter clockwise.

LC-6_PCB.jpg (40745 Byte)The printed circuit board (PCB) of the Palmtronic LC-6 makes still use of the Toshiba T3707 single-chip calculator circuit. Don't miss the Toshiba LC-851 introducing the COB (chip-on-board) technology in a credit card sized calculator.

Don't miss its sibling card quartz LC-61T with integrated alarm clock and the LC-61.

The next step in miniaturization could be found with the wonderful Palmtronic LC-7.

This LC-6 was donated by Mark Diflumeri. Thanks !

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Joerg Woerner, June 22, 2003. No reprints without written permission.