DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||1979||Display technology:||Fluorescent|
|New price:||DM 25.00||Display size:||8|
|Size:||5.6" x 2.9" x 0.8"|
|Weight:||3.8 ounces||Serial No:||J14768|
|Batteries:||2*AA||Date of manufacture:||year 1979|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Taiwan|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
This Toshiba BC-8111B followed the BC-8111 and carries a famous name but is otherwise not very exciting. The only link to the wonderful BC-0802 is the usage of a calculator chip manufactured by Texas Instruments. The TMS1045 found inside this BC-8111B is based on the TMS1000 Microcomputer family.
We know the chip already from the Canon Canola L813 sporting less functions and the Toshiba BC-8112SL wiring more keys.
A similar calculator was sold with the BC-8018B.
The design of the BC-8111B with its black, blue and red keys traces back to the BC-819 introduced already in 1976.
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© Joerg Woerner, July 3, 2002. No reprints without written permission.