DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Canon card MULTI FC-82
|Date of introduction:||1981||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8 + 8|
|Size:|| 4.7" x 2.8" x 0.3"
120 x 70 x 8 mm3
|Weight:||2.3 ounces, 65 grams||Serial No:||358867|
|Batteries:||2*LR44||Date of manufacture:||year 1981|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Toshiba T6716S|
|Memories:||3 (M, S-1, S-2)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Canon FC-42 started with its "sibling" Toshiba LC-838 started a long line of Metric Converter calculators based on
Integrated Circuits (IC's) developed by Toshiba. Canon
introduced already in 1974 with the FC-80 their first
metric conversion product with a LED display based on a calculator chip
developed by Hitachi.
This unique FC-82 shares its novel two-line display with the MD-81 introduced in the same time frame. The second line displays either the contents of the memory or the converted value.
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© Joerg Woerner, January 1, 2007. No reprints without written permission.