Casio presents to India, World's first calculator with Indian comma marker

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Casio India Co. Pvt. Ltd. on occasion of the Independence Day released 4 new check calculators with specially developed keeping in consideration Indian usage habits and sensibilities. DJ-120D, JJ-120D, MJ-120D & MJ-100D feature a Indian number display format of Lacs & Crore. This is for the first time any company has developed and marketed such a calculator with Indian digit separator format.
These calculators feature Casio’s popular 150 steps check function, and features a display that can be switched to an Indian digit separator format. In the standard display format, numbers are separated in thousand, million & billion i.e. comma comes after every three digits. When the Indian format is selected, digits are separated in thousand, lacs & crores i.e. comma comes after first three digits then after every two digits.
Casio’s check function enables users to review values entered during calculation steps, either during or after calculation. This function makes Casio check calculators a popular choice for calculation of invoices in office settings, and retail stores use them as they would a cash register.
These calculators also offer a selectable top and bottom digit separator position. Also, another setting enables the user to use periods for digit separators and a comma for the decimal point, as done in Europe.
With the check function, if the user mistakenly enters the wrong value during a calculation, the correct button can be used to correct just that particular value. The “Go-To” button can be used to jump to a particular calculation step and check the value entered for that step. These useful features make the DJ-120, a desktop calculator that fits easily in the corner of a desk, ideal for office and retail use.
The other products, JJ-120D, MJ-100D and MJ-120D are compact calculators that come with similar features and more like tax calculation features.
Casio as inventor of Calculator has always contributed to society with innovative products & features. Once again we have come-up with product keeping into consideration local needs & requirements. We are confident that this product will be highly convenient for the Corporate & Retails where people are involved in long calculations said Mr. K. Seth, Head – Sales & Marketing.
Casio calculators are available at all leading Stationary Shops in price range of Rs. 360/- to Rs. 500/-
About Casio India –
Casio India Co. Pvt. Ltd. (CIC) is a 100% subsidiary of Casio Computer Co., Ltd, Japan, responsible for marketing CASIO products in India. Since 1996 Casio India Co. Pvt. Ltd., has been operating in India and has established a strong brand with a large distribution channel across India for most of its products. The parent company of CIC, the Casio Computer Co., Ltd, Japan, is into manufacturing and marketing of various consumer products throughout the world.
CIC has a wide range of products including Handheld Calculators, Desktop Calculators, Scientific Calculators, Printing Calculators, Label Printers, Wrist Watches, Digital Clocks, Digital Cameras, ECR (Electronic Cash register) and EMI (Electronic Musical Instrument). The company also has setup service centers across the country to provide after-sales-service at the doorstep.  CASIO is world's one of the most recognized brands owing to its vast product range.

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First Published: Aug 16 2010 | 6:56 PM IST

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