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Casio AL-1000S Desktop Calculator


Casio AL-1000S

The Casio AL-1000S was a follow-on to the original AL-1000, which was Casio's first desktop programmable electronic calculator. The AL-1000S adds the ability for the calculator to be connected to a modified external electric typewriter to allow the calculator to be compeltely operated from the typewriter, with all output printed by the typewriter. For more information about the AL-1000, see the Old Calculator Web Museum exhibit on the Commodore AL-1000, which was a Casio AL-1000 rebadged for sale by Commodore under an OEM agreement between Commodore and Casio.
Casio AL-1000S Specifications

Manufacturer: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.
Model Number: AL-1000S
Manufactured In: Japan
Date of Introduction: Late 1967
Display Technology: Nixie Tube, 14 Digits
Logic Technology: Discrete diode/transistor circuitry
Magnetic Core Memory array for working register storage
Digits of Capacity: 14
Decimal Modes: Automatic w/selectable roundoff position
Math Functions: Four Function w/Square Root
Memories: Four. Two full-sized registers, two half-sized(7 digits) registers
Programmable: 30 steps of program memory.
Input/Output: Rear panel connection for external modified typewriter
Performance: Addition/Subtraction: 8ms; Multiplication/Division/Square Root: 20-200ms (Mfg. Claims)
Size: 15" wide, 17 1/2" deep, 9" high
Weight: 24 pounds
Price: $2,795, though price varied depending on mods to typewriter required

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