DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Canon Palmtronic LC-8M
|Date of introduction:||1979||Display technology:||LCD (yellow)|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 5.3" x
3.9" x 0.25"
128 x 70 x 14 mm3
|Weight:||3.3 ounces, 78 grams||Serial No:||171050|
|Batteries:||2*AAA||Date of manufacture:||mth 10 year 1979|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Toshiba T3709|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Canon Palmtronic LC-8M is one of the early calculators based on the Toshiba
T3709 calculator chip and a yellow LCD. You find a similar calculator with the
Texas Instruments TI-1750.
Canon's first LCD calculator was introduced already in 1976 with the LC-1.
The later LC-31 uses a cheap plastic housing with similar electronics, the innovative LX-40 a totally different internal construction.
Don't miss the LD-84 and LD-8M3 with the green VF-Display. The wonderful LD-8Ms used a stylish housing simlar to this LC-8M.
The LC-8M received soon a cost reduction program and was replaced with the LC-81M.
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.