Casio fx-7500G Handheld Electronic Calculator with Manual

Description
This folding handheld electronic calculator is part of Casio’s family of graphing calculators. It operates in a total of six possible modes, ranging from simple arithmetic computations to alphabetic program entry to a variety of mathematical and statistical functions. The flat plastic keypad includes digit keys in the center of the base, arithmetic function keys to the right of the digit keys, and mode keys to the left. On the top right are a variety of function keys. The display is left of these. A mark above the display reads: CASIO GRAPHICS. A mark below the keypad on the base reads: SCIENTIFIC CALCULATOR fx-7500G. A mark on the lid of the case reads: CASIO fx-7500G. A mark on the base reads: MADE IN JAPAN (/) FABRIQUE AU JAPON. Changing the batteries requires removing the base.
According to a 1989 advertisement in Science magazine, the fx-7500 then sold for $109.95, compared to $89.95 for the fx-7000G. The former had a larger memory capacity, with 195 functions, 4,006 memory steps, and instant graph enlargement or reduction.
The fx-7500G OWNER’S MANUAL published by Casio accompanies this object. It is not dated.
Reference:
“Graphic proof of high-tech leadership [advertisement],” Science, new series 245, #4924, September 22, 1989, p.1334.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1989
maker
Casio Computer Company
place made
Japan
Physical Description
plastic (case material)
glass (display cover material)
paper (manual material)
Measurements
overall: 2.5 cm x 15 cm x 21 cm; 31/32 in x 5 29/32 in x 8 9/32 in
calculator: 1.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 7.5 cm; 19/32 in x 4 29/32 in x 2 15/16 in
manual: 1 cm x 15 cm x 21 cm; 13/32 in x 5 29/32 in x 8 9/32 in
ID Number
2012.0063.02
accession number
2012.0063
catalog number
2012.0063.02
Credit Line
Gift of Jean Berko Gleason
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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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