History 1980- | CASIO

History 1980-

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1980s

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  • February 1980

    C-80 wristwatch with built-in calculator released

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  • August 1980

    MG-880 game calculator released

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  • January 1981

    Automated calculator production line goes into operation at the Kofu plant

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  • November 1981

    First Casio World Open Golf Tournament held

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  • August 1982

    PB-100 pocket computer released

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  • November 1982

    AQ-500 analog watch (combination type) released

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  • December 1982

    Establishment of Casio Science Promotion Foundation approved

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  • April 1983

    PT-50 electronic keyboard with ROM pack released

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  • May 1983

    PF-3000, the first databank, released

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  • May 1983

    DT-100 mobile terminal for business use released

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  • November 1983

    Film Card SL-800, a credit-card size calculator only 0.8mm thick, released

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  • January 1984

    CD-40 databank watch that could store phone numbers released

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  • July 1984

    Casio Electronic Manufacturing Co., Ltd. established in Shinjuku, Tokyo

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  • August 1984

    DB-1000 databank watch that could recognize handwritten words released

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  • October 1984

    PV-7, MSX-standard home PC, released

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  • March 1985

    Aichi Casio Co., Ltd., a production company, established in Komaki City, Aichi (Operations commenced in October 1985)

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  • March 1985

    PELA FS-10 super-thin digital watch released

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  • April 1985

    Factory automation (FA) plant for calculators constructed at the Kofu Product Control and Technical Center

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  • April 1985

    LCS-2400 liquid-crystal shutter printer released

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  • May 1985

    TV-1000 pocket-sized LCD TV released

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  • July 1985

    HW-100 personal Japanese word processor released

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  • August 1985

    Office opened in Beijing, China

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  • February 1986

    Data-Cal, new calculator with text processing capability, released

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  • February 1986

    AQ-5 analog watch with plastic gears released

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  • March 1986

    Sampletone SK-1, an electronic musical instrument able to sample any sound source, released

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  • July 1987

    Casio Micronics Co., Ltd., established in Ome City, Tokyo

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  • July 1987

    DK-1000 digital diary, able to display kanji characters and boasting notebook, dictionary and calculator functions, released

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  • August 1987

    HW-7 handy print-anywhere word-processor released

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  • August 1987

    DG-10/20 and MG-500/510 electronic guitars with a full selection of tones released

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  • September 1987

    VF-3000 portable VCR with LCD TV released

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  • September 1987

    DA-1 portable DAT released

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  • October 1987

    Casio Korea Co., Ltd., a production company, established in South Korea (Operations commenced in August 1988)

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  • October 1987

    Deliveries of NP-100 pagers begun to Tokyo Telemessage

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  • November 1987

    VS-101 electronic still camera released

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  • February 1988

    CP-100 handy copier for making copies anywhere released

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  • February 1988

    PG-380 guitar with built-in synthesizer sound released

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  • June 1988

    Casio Manufacturing Corporation established in San Diego, U.S.

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  • August 1988

    Casio Electromex Corporation established in Tijuana, Mexico

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  • September 1988

    Kazuo Kashio becomes president

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  • February 1989

    BM-100WJ digital watch with weather prediction sensors released

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  • April 1989

    ADPS R1 office information processing device requiring no user program released

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