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Toshiba LC-842

Date of introduction:  1980 Display technology:  LCD (yellow)
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  3.9" x 2.4" x 0.25"
 99 x 61 x 6 mm3
   
Weight:  1.9 ounces, 54 grams Serial No:  D16984
Batteries:  2*LR54  Date of manufacture:  year 1981
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T6014S
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

LC-842_Back.jpg (111356 Byte)This LC-842 looks completely different to all other known Toshiba calculators. Instead the brushed metal housing of e.g. a LC-830, it uses a plastic top mounted on a metal plate. Quality matches with the LC-8000.

Dismantling the LC-842 reveals indeed a novel construction, the batteries are connected with small, conductive rubber elements instead the usual bended metal contacts.

The successor of the LC-842 could be found with the odd HB-101.

 



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Joerg Woerner, November 20, 2002. No reprints without written permission.