DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
RFT MR4110 aka MBO MR4110
|Date of introduction:||1978||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Weight:||Serial No:||(Q1) 342557|
|Batteries:||2*AA||Date of manufacture:||year 1978|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||GDR|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Gerhard Wenzel|
You know this calculator ? Sure, it is nothing else than a RFT MR4110 made in former GDR (German Democratic Republic) and sold as MBO MR4110.
MBO itself started already in the year 1973 producing
calculators, view the exciting Junior. Later
they brand labelled foreign products from Far East or GDR.
If you are curious about the history of a GDR-made calculator, search for the quality symbol. If you find the number 1 inside the letter "Q", known as "Gütezeichen Q" for ausgezeichnete Qualität [excellent quality], you know:
This product was best export quality and quite often not sold within the country.
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.