Summit SRM Handheld Electronic Calculator

Description
This is one of Summit’s scientific handheld electronic calculators. It has a black plastic case and twenty rectangular plastic keys. These keys include ten digit keys, a decimal point key, a total key, four arithmetic function keys, a memory key, a % key, a clear key, and a clear entry key. Behind the keyboard is an eight-digit red LED display. The on/off switch is right of this. The back edge of the calculator has a power jack as well as buttons for reciprocals, squares, and square roots. A mark on the front edge reads: Summit.
The serial number on the back is 13903.
Compare 1986.0988.279, another examples of the Summit SRM, and 1986.0988.278, a Summit SE 88M.
References:
[Advertisement], The Salt Lake Tribune, January 23, 1974, p. 40. Summit SRM, in black, on sale for $72.66.
[Advertisement], The Salt Lake Tribune, February 20, 1974, p. 6. Summit SRM, in black, on sale for $66.96.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
1973-1974
maker
Summit International Corporation
Physical Description
plastic (case; keys; display cover material)
paper (stickers material)
metal (circuitry material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 4 in; 3.175 cm x 6.985 cm x 10.16 cm
place made
United States: Utah, Salt Lake City
ID Number
1986.0988.284
catalog number
1986.0988.284
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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