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Canon Canola MD 810

Date of introduction:  1979 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  8 + 8
Size:  6.2" x 3.0" x 0.8"  
Weight:  5.4 ounces Serial No:  783290
Batteries:  3*AA Date of manufacture:  year 1979
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  8  Integrated circuits:  TMC1079
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The Canon Canola MD 810 introduced already in 1979 together with its pocket sized sibbling MULTI 8 a two-line display.

The upper display is the usual working display while the lower line shows the memory content or intermediate results.
 
MD-810_PCB.jpg (50760 Byte) The innovative electronics inside the MD 810 is based on the TMS1000 Microcomputer family.
The TMS1079 found inside the calculator is similar to the calculator Integrated Circuit of the TI-2550-II



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Joerg Woerner, September 20, 2003. No reprints without written permission.