Heathkit IC-2108

Date of introduction:  December 1973 Display technology:  Panaplex II
New price:  $84.95 Display size:  8
Size:  9.7" x 7.0" x 2.3"
 246 x 177 x 59 mm3
Weight:  2 lbs 0 ounces, 908 grams Serial No:  02405
Batteries:   Date of manufacture:  year 1973
AC-Adapter:  120 V or 240 V Origin of manufacture:  USA
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  TMS0119
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  
    Download manual:   (US: 4.4M Bytes)

The IC-2108 was the last desktop calculator in a line started with the IC-2008 and followed by the IC-2008A. The new design of the IC-2108 gives a very sleek profile that fits easily in an attache case. 

The inside view of the IC-2108 gives you a perfect engineered calculator like all Heathkit products. The display is assembled with three SP-353 planar-gas-discharge displays manufactured by Beckman/Sperry. IC2108_PCB.jpg (129841 Byte)
The TMS0119 calculator chip is unique in non TI products. You know this chip from the famous Datamath. IC2108_IS.jpg (19607 Byte)
The keyboard design is much simpler than the original design found in the IC-2008A. IC2108_KBD.jpg (111591 Byte)

The calculator was available till May 1974, the priced dropped already down to $69.95.



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Joerg Woerner, January 11, 2002. No reprints without written permission.