Toshiba SLC-8290WA

Date of introduction:  1978 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8 
Size:  5.2" x 2.9" x 0.4"
 133 x 73 x 10 mm3
Weight:  2.8 ounces, 80 grams Serial No:  G 11471
Batteries:  2*LR44  Date of manufacture:  year 1978
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  9 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T3918
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Mark Bollman

Toshiba added to the scientific and statistical functions of the SLC-8260 some metric conversions, a clock with two alarm-times and a stopwatch. This unique combination was labelled SLC-8290WA and unfortunately not very popular.

SLC-8260_PCB.jpg (63711 Byte)SLC-8290WA_PCB.jpg (57370 Byte)The internal design of the SLC-8290WA (left small picture) doesn't look like the usual Toshiba design. We are missing details like the battery holder found in the LC-834WA. We already discovered the manufacturer Sansyu since we dismantled the SLC-8260 (right small picture).

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Joerg Woerner, October 26, 2002. No reprints without written permission.