DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||1978||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8 (5 + 2)|
|Size:||4.8" x 2.7" x 0.35"|
|Weight:||2.1 ounces||Serial No:||175949|
|Batteries:||2*LR44||Date of manufacture:||year 1978|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||9||Integrated circuits:||Toshiba T3763S|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Ernst Mulder|
This Toshiba SLC-8261 replaced the SLC-8260 introduced few month earlier. It was sold as OEM products, we know the MBO ALPHA 502 and the Radio Shack EC-4007.
internal design of the SLC-8261 doesn't look like the usual Toshiba design. We
are missing details like the battery holder found in the LC-834WA.
Nevertheless there are other important details inside the SLC-8261. The printed circuit board was manufactured by Sansyu, a well know company since we dismantled some TI-1750 calculators.
The next surprise could be found on the calculator chip found inside the SLC-8261, it is the same T3763 found inside the first version of the TI-25.
Don't miss the Canon F-42 and F-55S using a similar calculator chip.
The SLC-8261 was later replaced with the SLC-8262.
The SLC-8310 added some statistical functions.
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© Joerg Woerner, July 1, 2002. No reprints without written permission.