|Type, Precision, Input Mode||Scientific, 10 BCD digits, exponent ±99, Algebraic|
|Programmable||Yes, BASIC interpreter|
|Memory||32kByte, perm,anent memory|
|Display||24 digit 5x7 pixel black&white LCD with separate contrast adjustment knob on the right side of the unit.|
|Special features||Matrix operations|
|Original Pricing, Production||Unknown, approx. 1986 in Japan|
|Batteries||2x large button sized cells, CR2032 or similar|
|Dimensions||Length 7.2cm, Width 17cm, Height 1.1cm|
|Links||Sharp Resources at aldweb.
Machine Language Programming. (here on aldweb)
Sharp calculator manuals.
Simon Lehrmayr's Sharp Pages.
Sharp Taschencomputer Modell PC-1403 Bedienungsanleitung (PDF, German, 268 pages, undated)
|Comment||At the first glance a neat little calculator. Within seconds I was able to figure out how to switch between calculator, BASIC run and BASIC program mode. Writing and editing a BASIC program was also very easy and didn't require in-depth study of the manual (as with the Casio machines)|
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