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Canon F-51

Date of introduction:  year 1977 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  12
Size:  5.9" x 3.2" x 1.1"     
Weight:  5.6 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  4*AA Date of manufacture:  year 1977
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:   Integrated circuits:  NEC uPD951C 
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Peter Muckermann

The Palmtronic F-51 is another calculator manufactured by Canon missing a calculator chip from Texas Instruments. The brain of the F-51 is a NEC uPD951C chip. Don't miss the first TI-less calculator sold by Canon, the LE-80M.

The other calculators in the early scientific line are the F-31, F-41, F-61 and the F-71.

Within one year Canon introduced much sleeker calculators with LC-Displays, don't miss the F-52 and F-62 sibblings.



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Joerg Woerner, May 13, 2002. No reprints without written permission.