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Decimo Strand Memory

Decimo Strand Memory

3v (2x AA batteries).

Display is 8 digits, green vacuum fluorescent.

4 functions, %, memory, square root.

Integrated circuit: NEC uPD278C.

78 x 136 x 26 mm. (3" x 5.4" x 1").

Made in Japan.

The label on the rear says "Supplied exclusively by Decimo".

Note that this model is identical except labelling to the Decimo Strand Memory version for W.H. Smith, a British national chain of newsagent, book, stationery, and music stores.

Decimo Strand Memory circuit board

The circuit board with NEC uPD278C calculator integrated circuit on the left and the vacuum-fluorescent display (VFD) in a single tube on the right.

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