Canon - "Palmtronic" 8Rs

Description

Brand: Canon
Model: "Palmtronic" 8Rs
Type: Calculator
Batteries: AAA x 2 or NiCad battery pack
Lifetime: Introduced: 1977
Terminated: unknown
Notes: The Canon "Palmtronic" 8Rs is a plain calculator of the seventies with one nice peculiarity. The calculator does have a Memory function, but there's only an "MR"/"MC"-key on the keyboard. It works as follows, the "="-key also operates as an "M+"-key. Every calculation result is automatically added to the calculator's memory.

There's also a Canon "Palmtronic" 8S which has a square root key instead of the "MR"/"MC"-key.

Picture: Canon Palmtronic 8Rs picture

Peripherals

A power adapter (AD-2).

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