OT: Digital Watch Recommendations?

From: Fred Cisin <cisin_at_xenosoft.com>
Date: Thu Aug 1 17:31:01 2002

Two to watch for (BOTH long ago discontinued): (NO, I won't part with

Casio CFX400/CFX40:
Scientific calculator watch. Also includes conversion to and from hex and
octal. Most common long term problem is breakage of the case. Available
with black plastic or chromed case, and black or white keyboard.

Epson RC20:
Early (but quite compact) wrist computer. Z80 (actually Hitachi?
equivalent), ~8 K ROM, ~8 K RAM, serial port, touch screen. Has a few
miscellaneous aps built in, such as world time, but they are all in
Japanese. The manual (paperback book) is in Japanese, but assembly
language listings are assembly language listings. It was apparently never
sold outside of Japan. (Never could figure out how to tell it that
Honoruru is WEST of here.) One of the accessories ia a "ROM ROADER" that
connects to the serial port for copying contents of ROM or EPROM into the
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