DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|The boxy design
of the Sanyo ICC-0081.
|It is heavy but still portable.
To us it looks very similar to Sanyo's cassette tape recorders.
|The rechargable NiCd
batteries and the amber glowing display..
|The calculator brain with
four Sanyo chips (manufactured under license
General Instruments Corp.)
and the discrete display drivers. Please notice the different date codes of the 4 chips:
The LM8001 and LM8002 were manufactured early in 1971, the LM8003 and LM8005 later that year.
The backside of the printed circuit boards gives an easy explanation: They were replaced end of 1971.
board of the ICC-0081 with 8 single gas-discharge tubes.
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© Joerg Woerner, October 9, 2002. No reprints without written permission.