DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
|Date of introduction:||1977||Display technology:||LCD (yellow)|
|New price:||Display size:||8 + 2|
|Size:|| 5.7" x 2.8" x
144 x 72 x 8 mm3
|Weight:||3.2 ounces, 90 grams||Serial No:||E62656|
|Batteries:||2*LR44||Date of manufacture:||mth 06 year 1978|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Japan|
|Precision:||9||Integrated circuits:||Toshiba T3636|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Ken Meine|
This Toshiba SLC-8300 seems to be the first scientific calculator using a LCD display. It was introduced already in the year 1977 and predates even the TI-25! The calculator chip inside was found in some OEM products like the Radio Shack EC-496, too. We assume that the SC-7100 was Toshiba's first scientific calculator.
Don't miss the RFT MR610, a
nearly perfect copy of the SLC-8300 and the later
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© Joerg Woerner, December 25, 2001. No reprints without written permission.