DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Canon Palmtronic LC-83M
|Date of introduction:||1985||Display technology:||LCD (yellow)|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||5.0" x 2.7" x 0.35"|
|Weight:||2.8 ounces||Serial No:||177442|
|Batteries:||LR1130||Date of manufacture:||mth 06 year 1985|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Toshiba T7751S|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
The Canon Palmtronic LC-83M continued the spirit of the original LC-8M and LC-81M but introduced the Algebraic Operating System (AOS) developed by Texas Instruments with the SR-52 already 10 years ago.
Try this calculation on your four banger: 2 + 3 * 4 = ?
The LC-83M gives you the correct answer of 14.
Together with the unusual functions 1/x and pi() the LC-83M is borderline to scientific calculators.
Later production of the calculator was shifted to Taiwan and the appearance slightly changed. Please watch the smaller display of the LC-83MII.
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© Joerg Woerner, June 22, 2003. No reprints without written permission.