Distinctive features: One of a series of calculators from Sanyo interestingly based on a casing like a transistor radio. Has an unusual type of gas-discharge display.
Display is 8 digits, orange gas-discharge (see photograph below).
Main integrated circuits - Hitachi HD3276P here date coded 1972.
7.5v (5x AA).
220 x 98 x 44 mm. (8.7" x 3.9" x 1.75").
Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd., Made in Japan.
Sanyo produced a number of distinctive early calculators. This one looks very much as if it is fitted in a transistor radio case. See also the Sanyo ICC-1122 for a similar, AC model.
Inside, showing the amber gas-discharge display at top left.
Close up of the amber gas-discharge display, made by NEC (Nippon Electric Co.).
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