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Toshiba LC-1252

Date of introduction:  1983 Display technology:  LCD 
New price:   Display size:  12
Size:  5.5" x 3.3" x 0.35"
 140 x 83 x 9 mm3
   
Weight:  3.0 ounces, 86 grams Serial No:  114646
Batteries:  n.a.  Date of manufacture:  mth ? year 1984
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  12 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T6896
Memories:  1+1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

This Toshiba LC-1252 is a really interesting, solar powered calculator. It moves features known from typical desktop calculators like the TI-5100 II into a much smaller housing.

The LC-1252 features:

12-digit calculating capability
Two independent memories
Automatic summation of entries
Easy correction of entries

Dismantling this Toshiba LC-1252 calculator manufactured early in 1984 reveals a very clean design centered around a Toshiba T6896 single-chip calculator circuit.



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Joerg Woerner, September 20, 2003. No reprints without written permission.