DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||1979||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||DM 29.00||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 3.9" x 2.3" x
98 x 58 x 9 mm3
|Weight:||1.6 ounces, 44 grams||Serial No:||A45357|
|Batteries:||2*LR44||Date of manufacture:||year 1979|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Hong Kong|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Sharp LI3023|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Toshiba LC-829 calculator is one of the products that is somehow a misfit in the
product line: Smaller than e.g. the LC-830 or
LC-842 and manufactured in Hong Kong instead Japan.
Dismantling the LC-829 reveals a big surprise - the single-chip calculator circuit located in the featured model was manufactured by competitor Sharp Electronics!
Don't miss the Toshiba LC-857 calculator, another "mystery" product.
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© Joerg Woerner, January 4, 2011. No reprints without written permission.