MBO L-0832

Serial number 120628
Accessories Pouch

Manual: Elektronenrechner Bedienungsanleitung und Garantieschein, MBO L-0832 (German, 20 pages). The warranty sheet states the purchase on March 27, 1976 in the Hertie store, Karlsruhe.
Condition Excellent! There are only minor defects on the alu front plate.
Repairs, Comments
Acquired 24.11.2003
Type, Precision, Input mode Scientific, 8 BCD digits, no exponent, Reverse Polish Notation
Programmable No
Memory 1 storage register, not permanent.
Display 8 digit 7 segment red LED plus separate sign.
Special features 3-level stack, Z register set to 0 upon stack drop.
Auto power-save (displays dots only). The "D" key's sole function is to reactivate the display!
Original Pricing, Production Around 1976
Batteries 1x 9V block battery or external 9V DC off-the-shelf power supply
Dimensions Length 12.5cm, Width 6.7cm, Height 2.3cm
Comment Note that the "C" key drops the stack, the "CA" key clears the stack and the storage register.
Angle mode is degrees.
A rather powerful unit considering its size. The only real drawback is the lack of an exponential notation.
The calculator forensics suggest that this is actually a Novus machine or at least it is equipped with the National Semiconductor MM5760 chip.
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