DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||1981||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||$22.95||Display size:||8|
|Size:||4.4" x 2.6" x 0.3"|
|Weight:||2.0 ounces||Serial No:||115265|
|Batteries:||2*LR54||Date of manufacture:||year 1981|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Toshiba T3808|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Toshiba LC-838 started a long line of Metric Converter calculators based on
Integrated Circuits (IC's) developed by Toshiba. This LC-848 introduced in
1981 uses almost identical electronic in the sleeker housing of the LC-825.
Please notice the yellow filter of the LC-848 while e.g. the LC-825
II introduced in the same year sports already the transparent polarizing
filter resulting in a silver shining display.
Dismantling the LC-848 reveals a well common PCB (printed circuit board) technology with a well known single-chip calculator circuit T3808 manufactured by Toshiba.
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© Joerg Woerner, September 8, 2008. No reprints without written permission.