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Toshiba BC-815

Date of introduction:  1975 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  6.7" x 3.2" x 0.9"    
Weight:  6.5 ounces Serial No:  B72775
Batteries:  4*AA Date of manufacture:  year 1975
AC-Adapter:  BH-104,108 (110V)
 BH-105,109 (220V)
Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T3189 
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The Toshiba BC-815 was introduced together with the BC-8012 and added a 3-key memory to the basic functions of its sibling. , T3189 calculator circuit known from the BC-8012 appeared with the BC-815 in the year 1975 again. 

Dismantling this BC-815 reveals indeed a printed circuit board named "BC-8012" and sporting a Toshiba T3189 singe-chip calculator circuit.

An identical calculator was sold as Model OKU201 by Tesla of Bratislava in the Czech Republic. (Karel Polák, Thanks for the information!)

 



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© Joerg Woerner, October 12, 2002. No reprints without written permission.