DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||June 3, 1983||Display technology:||LED-modules|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||6.5" x 3.2" x 1.4"|
|Weight:||8 ounces||Serial No:||6884|
|Batteries:||4*LR1||Date of manufacture:||year 1983|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||USA|
|Precision:||6||Integrated circuits:||uPD7503 G112|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
The Navtronic Explorer was developed in the year 1983 by Specialized Electronics Corporation (SEC) together with the Navigator. Compared with calculator based Flight Computers like the Jeppesen Sanderson prostar of the same time slot this Explorer gives you much more features and continues the approach of powerful "Navigation only" products started with the Navtronic 1701 series and the Heathkit OCW-1401.
The basic aviation program of the Navigator and Explorer include:
Airspeed and Calibrated Airspeed calculation
The Explorer added:
Both the Navigator and Explorer were approved for use in taking Federal Aviation Administration (FA) tests.
The high building quality of the original Explorer was later reduced, view a 1987'er model here.
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.