DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||1977||Display technology:||Fluorescent|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||5.6" x 2.9" x 0.8"|
|Weight:||3.7 ounces||Serial No:||207191|
|Batteries:||2*AA||Date of manufacture:||year 1978|
|AC-Adapter:|| BH-115 (110V) or
|Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||NEC uPD1802C|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
This Toshiba BC-8018 carries a famous name but is otherwise not very exciting.
Dismantling the BC-8018 reveals a printed circuit board (PCB)
borrowed from the BC-8111 but populated with a
NEC uPD1802C calculator chip. The more obvious difference between the
calculators is the missing 4-key memory in the upper row of the keyboard.
The later BC-8018B uses the TMS1045 single-chip calculator circuit manufactured by Texas Instruments.
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© Joerg Woerner, February 27, 2004. No reprints without written permission.