DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||1980||Display technology:||LCD (yellow)|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 3.9" x 2.4" x
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|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
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.