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Canon Palmtronic LD-83 a.k.a. Palmtronic 8
|Date of introduction:||1975||Display technology:||Fluorescent|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 5.1" x 2.9" x 0.8"
130 x 73 x 20 mm3
|Weight:||3.8 ounces, 108 grams||Serial No:||028916|
|Batteries:||2*AA||Date of manufacture:||year 1975|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Canon Palmtronic 8, also known as LD-83, follows the LD-81
and is one of the successors of the
LE-series. Compared to the original LE-series using a red LED-Display (Light Emitting Diodes) the later LD-series sports the green
(Vacuum Fluorescent) and the LC-series either yellow of grey LC-Displays (Liquid-Crystal).
The housing of the LD-83 looks very similar to the LD-81 but the keyboard is somewhat smaller. The identical looking LD-84 changed only the internal electronics and is otherwise identical.
Don't miss the LE-84 and LC-8M for a direct comparision.
The similar Palmtronic 8M added the memory, view the LD-8M 3, the LD-8s used a much smaller housing.
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© Joerg Woerner, January 19, 2003. No reprints without written permission.