Canon Canola L812

Date of introduction:  July 1975 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  6.0" x 5.0" x 1.7"
 152 x 128 x 43 mm3
Weight:  10.5 ounces, 299 grams Serial No:  506781
Batteries:  4*AA or NiCd Pack-5 Date of manufacture:  year 1976
AC-Adapter:  AD-1 Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  Hitachi HD36264 
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Peter Muckermann († April 21, 2021)

The Canon Canola L812 combines the functions of a pocket calculator like the Palmtronic LD-8M 2 with a small desktop housing. The similar Canola L1010 added a 10 digit calculating capability.

Canon replaced early in 1978 both the Canola L812 and L1010 with the L813 and L1011 models sporting a much sleeker design and allowing to replace the batteries from the top.

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Joerg Woerner, March 17, 2004. No reprints without written permission.