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Toshiba BC-8112SR

Date of introduction:  1978 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:  DM 29.00 Display size:  8
Size:  5.6" x 3.0" x 0.8"
 142 x 75 x 20 mm3
   
Weight:  4.0 ounces, 112 grams Serial No:  146557
Batteries:  2*AA Date of manufacture:  year 1978
AC-Adapter:  BH-115 (110V) or
 BH-116 (220V)
Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  TMS1045 
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Peter Muckermann († April 21, 2021)

Toshiba introduced in 1978 with the BC-8112SR a Basic calculator adding the Square Root function to the otherwise very similar BC-8018B and BC-8111B calculators. While the original designs of the BC-8018 and BC-8111 were based on single-chip calculator circuits from NEC, is the BC-8112SR centered around a TMS1045 chip based on the TMS1000 Microcomputer family

Early in 1979 Toshiba's contract manufacturer Zeny Corporation in Taiwan consolidated the internal design of the BC-8018B (Version 2), BC-8111B this BC-8112SR but renamed it to BC-8112SL.



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Joerg Woerner, October 26, 2002. No reprints without written permission.