Canon Palmtronic 8 mini

Date of introduction:  1975 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  3.7" x 2.6" x 1.0"
 94 x 65 x 25 mm3
Weight:  2.9 ounces, 82 grams Serial No:  373038
Batteries:  2*AA Date of manufacture:  year 1976
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  8  Integrated circuits:  TMS0855
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The Canon Palmtronic 8 mini gives roughly the features of the Palmtronic LD-80 introduced about one year earlier. Main difference is the size and weight of the housing:

Model Size  Weight
LD-80 25.4 inch3 6.7 ounces
LD-81 12.1 inch3 3.7 ounces
8 mini 9.9 inch3 2.9 ounces


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Joerg Woerner, March 6, 2004. No reprints without written permission.