DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||1976||Display technology:||Fluorescent|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||5.7" x 3.2" x 0.8"|
|Weight:||5.0 ounces||Serial No:||D67179|
|Batteries:||2*AA||Date of manufacture:||mth 07 year 1976|
|AC-Adapter:|| BH-113 (110V) or
|Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Toshiba T3393|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Peter Muckermann († April 21, 2021)|
The Toshiba BC-819 started a design line with black, blue and red keys continued with the BC-8111B and BC-8112SR till 1979.
a technical point of view the BC-819 is a typical Toshiba product centered
around the T3393 single-chip calculator circuit and a huge discrete DC-DC
This Toshiba BC-819 introduced in 1976 marks the border between the vacuum fluorescent display (VFD) and liquid crystal display (LCD) technology. While the BC-819 uses the Toshiba T3393 calculator circuit, was the T3394 chip used in the LC-810 - Toshiba's entry into the market of calculators with LC-Displays.
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