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Canon LS-6 

Date of introduction:   1983 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  3.8" x 2.3" x 0.2"
 97 x 58 x 5 mm3
 
Weight:  1.3 ounces, 38 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  8  Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T6789S
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

This solar-cell powered LS-6 followed the LC-6 and uses the same calculator chip as the second design of the TI-1766. The similar LS-10 sports a display with 10 digits capability.

 



If you have additions to the above article please email: joerg@datamath.org.

Joerg Woerner, December 7, 2002. No reprints without written permission.