Oddest mismatch in hardware for a given purpose...

Chuck Guzis cclist at sydex.com
Wed Jun 10 01:49:00 CDT 2009


On 9 Jun 2009 at 22:14, Josh Dersch wrote:

> I have in my grubby little hands an Elektronika MK-85 calculator,
> which externally is a spot-on clone of the Casio FX-700P BASIC
> programmable calculator.  Functionally, it's identical as well, with a
> few enhancements (pixel-addressable graphics, a Cyrillic
> character-set, etc)

Very cool, Josh!  I've admired the universal application of the 
Soviet LSI-11 clone chips.  Probalbly the one item that represents 
the height of it all is the MK-87--a pocket-sized calculator:

http://rk86.com/frolov/mk-87.htm

I have no idea how long the batteries lasted on that one...

--Chuck






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