DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Canon Palmtronic F-51
|Date of introduction:||year 1977||Display technology:||Fluorescent|
|New price:||Display size:||12|
|Size:|| 5.9" x
3.3" x 1.05"
150 x 84 x 27 mm3
|Weight:||6.0 ounces, 171 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||4*AA||Date of manufacture:||year 1977|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||Integrated circuits:||NEC uPD951C|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Peter Muckermann († April 21, 2021)|
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 siblings.
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© Joerg Woerner, May 13, 2002. No reprints without written permission.