Panasonic 805 Calculator

From: Eric Smith <>
Date: Fri Dec 17 15:07:17 2004

Chris wrote:
> My father has a very much loved Panasonic 805 calculator.
> However, in recent months, one of the LED segments has begun to
> misbehave. It is getting steadily worse. What happens is, in general the
> segment is dim, and once a segment lights, it doesn't seem to turn back
> off until you clear the calculation. As a result, very quickly, the one
> segment just stays on 8.

Are you sure it's a LED display? That sounds more like behavior I would
expect of a vacuum fluorescent display. If an LED really is doing that,
the problem is with the electronics, not the diplay.

Received on Fri Dec 17 2004 - 15:07:17 GMT

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