DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Homeland 8011 by Toshiba
|Date of introduction:||1976||Display technology:||Fluorescent|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||5.4" x 3.0" x 0.9"|
|Weight:||3.8 ounces||Serial No:||I-0113314|
|Batteries:||2*AA||Date of manufacture:||year 1976|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Tokyo Shibaura Electric Co., Ltd., better known as Toshiba - the official name since 1978 - introduced early in their history the Homeland brand.
This Homeland 8011 is a basic but very stylish calculator using a
green VF-Display (Vacuum Fluorescent Display) and a solid keyboard.
Unfortunately it lacks the memory known from the earlier Homeland 810.
Dismantling the Homeland 8011 reveals a TMS0855 single-chip calculator circuit similar to the one found in the rare TI-150. With the basic four functions, a [%] key and the sqr-function it found its way into most calculators of the Canon Palmtronic LD-80 series.
Later Homeland calculators switched to the TMS1000 Microcomputer family, don't miss the Homeland 8105 and 8109.
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© Joerg Woerner, February 29, 2004. No reprints without written permission.