Hewlett-Packard 5082-7446  
Written by Accutron on 2007-03-19  

Unlike HP's earlier multi-digit handheld calculator displays, whose dies are molded directly into an epoxy carrier, the 5082-7446 has a more modern construction, with the dies mounted on a PCB carrier and covered with a lens-equipped plastic lid. 12- and 15-digit displays of this construction style were used in HP's second generation 'Woodstock' handheld calculators and 'Topcat' desktop calculators, respectively.

Hewlett-Packard 5082-7446 16-digit numeric LED display.

5082-7446 display under magnification. Note the unusually placed decimal point/colon separators which are etched with the HP logo. Unlike the displays used in first generation HP calculators, the decimal point in this type of display assumes the entire digit position under normal operation.

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