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Canon Palmtronic 8s (LD-8s)

Canon Palmtronic 8s
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The Canon Palmtronic 8s is an arithmetic calculator with 8 digits precision and algebraic logic. It has 6 functions, 20 keys, and a VFD (vacuum fluorescent) display. The power source is 2xAAA or rechargeable. The calculator was manufactured in Japan.

Facts at a glance:

FeatureValue
TypeArithmetic
Functions6
Keys20
Precision8
LogicAlgebraic
Display typeVFD
Length117mm
Width70mm
Thickness14mm
Weight72g
Power Consumption0.200000W
Power Source2xAAA or rechargeable
CountryJapan
Year introduced1976
Year discontinued1977

Replacements:

If you have a Canon Palmtronic 8s that is no longer working, you can first try replacing the 2xAAA or rechargeable batteries. If that doesn't solve the problem, then you can consider replacing the calculator with a modern equivalent. We suggest the following current models as possible replacements:

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