Lloyd's Accumatic 50 Handheld Electronic Calculator

Description
This handheld electronic calculator has a tan and black plastic case with twenty-two square plastic keys and a metal keyboard. In addition to ten digit keys, a decimal point key, and a change sign key; it has four arithmetic function keys, a total key, a percentage key, an exchange key, a memory key, a clear key and a square root key. A mark above this reads: LLOYD’S. Behind this is the eight-digit vacuum fluorescent display. A mark on the display cover reads: ACCUMATIC 50.
A jack for a power cord and the on/off switch are along the back edge.
The bottom of the back of the case has a compartment for four batteries. A sticker above this reads at the top: LLOYD’S 6 V D.C. 500mW (/) MODEL EH-9325 SERIAL NO 6-19105. It then gives several examples for operating the calculator. Text below this reads: EU-0010-0029 JAPAN.
Compare to calculator 1986.0988.122. For further information about Lloyd’s Electronics, Inc., see 1986.0988.218.
Reference:
[Advertisement], Los Angeles Times, November 29, 1974, p. A11. “A terrific gift for the student.” Cost $39.95.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
1974
maker
Lloyd's Electronics
Physical Description
plastic (case; keys; display cover material)
metal (keyboard; circuitry material)
paper (sticker 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
place made
Japan
ID Number
1986.0988.219
catalog number
1986.0988.219
accession number
1986.0988
subject
Computers & Business Machines
Handheld Electronic Calculators
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Handheld Electronic Calculators
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Priser
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