Lloyd's E419 Handheld Electronic Calculator

Description
This handheld electronic calculator has a worn gray plastic case and twenty-four square plastic keys. In addition to ten digit keys, a decimal point key, and a total key; it has a change sign key, four arithmetic function keys, a percentage key, and four memory keys. The power switch is above this. Text behind this reads LLOYD’S. Behind this is the eight-digit vacuum fluorescent display. A power jack is on the back edge.
A compartment at the base of the back would hold four batteries. A sticker above this reads in part: LLOYD’S 6V D.C. 300mW (/) MODEL E419 SERIES 255A. It then gives several examples for operating the calculator. Text below this reads: SERIAL NO. 5F-117623 (/) MADE IN JAPAN.
The calculator has a black carrying case.
For further information about Lloyd’s Electronics, Inc., see 1986.0988.218.
References:
[Advertisement], Albuquerque Journal, July 22, 1976, p. 25. Lloyd’s E419 advertised as on sale for $12.99.
[Advertisement], San Antonio Express, July 22, 1976, p. 91. Lloyd’s E419 advertised as on sale for $12.99.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1976
maker
Lloyd's Electronics
place made
Japan
Physical Description
plastic (case; keys; display cover; carrying pouch material)
metal (circuitry material)
glass (display material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 3 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 8.89 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
1986.0988.217
catalog number
1986.0988.217
accession number
1986.0988
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Priser
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Handheld Electronic Calculators
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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