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Toshiba SLC-8280

Date of introduction:  1980 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8 (5 + 2)
Size:  5.3" x 2.9" x 0.4"    
Weight:  2.8 ounces Serial No:  J12845
Batteries:  2*LR44  Date of manufacture:  year 1980
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  9 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T3941
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

This SLC-8280 makes use of a design similiar to the SLC-8260 introduced already in 1978 but uses a sliding switch to select between DEG/RAD/GRAD and switch the calculator permanent OFF.  

SLC-8280_PCB.jpg (48169 Byte)The internal design of the SLC-8280 is almost identical to the SLC-8260. The printed circuit board was manufactured by Sansyu, a well know company since we dismantled some TI-1750 calculators.

SLC-8280_IC.jpg (51075 Byte)The Toshiba T3941 calculator chip found inside the SLC-8280 is known from both the Canon card F-42 and the Radio Shack EC-476

Don't miss the SLC-8290WA adding some metric conversion functions, a clock with two alarm-times and a stopwatch.

 

If you have additions to the above article please email: joerg@datamath.org.

Joerg Woerner, June 26, 2005. No reprints without written permission.