DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||1980||Display technology:||LCD (yellow)|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||4.4" x 2.6" x 0.3"|
|Weight:||1.9 ounces||Serial No:||D25663|
|Batteries:||2*LR43||Date of manufacture:||year 1980|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||NEC uPD1832G|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Toshiba LC-827 replaced the earlier LC-825. The
appearance of the two calculators is very similar, main difference in the
combination of an [ON] and [OFF]-key instead the sliding switch.
Dismantling this Toshiba LC-827 calculator manufactured around July 1980 in Hong Kong reveals a uPD1832G single-chip calculator circuit manufactured by Japanese company NEC instead the usual Toshiba chips. The uPD1832G is a stripped down variation of the uPD1833G located in Account Manager calculators like the National Semiconductor NS 103A or Texas Instruments TI-2200.
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© Joerg Woerner, September 19, 2002. No reprints without written permission.