Canon Canola L1210

Date of introduction:  1973 Display technology:  Panaplex
New price:   Display size:  12
Size:  10.3" x 9.5" x 2.8"     
Weight:  4 pounds 8 ounces Serial No:  211984
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  year 1974
AC-Adapter:  115V Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  12  Integrated circuits:  TMS0201, TMS0321
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The Canon Canola L1210 followed the L121F and added just the square-root function. 

L1210_PCB.jpg (160383 Byte)From the technical view the L1210 is from almost identical with the L121F, it uses again the TMS0201 Data Chip but combines it with the TMS0321 ROM Chip instead a TMS0302 ROM Chip to include the square-root function.

The Hitachi display module is very similar to the Panaplex™ manufactured by Burroughs found in the TI desktop calculators. 

The next desktop calculator in Canon's line was the L800 sporting the TMS0105 single-chip calculator chip.

The beautiful styling of the housing was continued with the Canola F-11 statistical desktop calculator and the Canola L1632.

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© Joerg Woerner, December 21, 2002. No reprints without written permission.