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Casio fx-501P

Casio fx-501P

The Casio fx-501P is a programmable calculator with 10 digits precision and algebraic logic. It has 50 keys, and one of the early LCD (liquid crystal) displays which incorporated a yellow filter. The power source is 2xCR2032 3V. The calculator was manufactured in Japan. The fx-501P was included in the list of instruments used in the making of the "Computer World" album by German electronic music pioneers [Kraftwerk](/articles/Kraftwerk_-_Pocket_Calculator.html). The album includes the song "Pocket Calculator" which was also released as a single.​ Note: Cassette interface FA-2 available.

Facts at a glance:

FeatureValue
TypeProgrammable
Keys50
Precision10
LogicAlgebraic
Display typeYLCD
PrinterExternal
Length152mm
Width76mm
Thickness12mm
Power Consumption0.000800W
Power Source2xCR2032 3V
CountryJapan
Year introduced1979
Year discontinued1980

Replacements:

If you have a Casio fx-501P that is no longer working, you can first try replacing the 2xCR2032 3V batteries. If that doesn't solve the problem, then you can consider replacing the calculator with a modern equivalent. We suggest the following current model as a replacement:

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