Texas Instruments TI-1750 III Handheld Electronic Calculator

Description
This handheld electronic calculator has a metal front and a brown plastic back with an array of twenty-four rectangular brown plastic keys. These include ten digit keys, an on/clear key, a decimal point key, a total key, four arithmetic function keys, an off key, a square root key, a percentage key, and four memory keys. A mark at the top of the keyboard reads: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS. A mark at the base of the keyboard reads: TI-1750 III. Behind the keyboard an eight-digit LCD display.
The back of the calculator has a compartment for two very small batteries. Text above it reads in part: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS (/) electronic calculator. The space for a serial number is blank. The date mark reads: ATA3681. It also reads: ASSEMBLED IN USA.
The calculator fits in a black plastic pouch. Also in the pouch is an instruction leaflet that reads: Texas Instruments (/) TI-1750 III (/) portable electronic calculator. It is copyrighted 1980.
Compare TI-1001 (1987.0435.07).
References:
[Advertisement], Los Angeles Times, September 2, 1978, p. D7. TI-1750 III selling for $19.95.
[Advertisement], Washington Post, July 24, 1981, p. C5. TI-1750 III selling for $11.95.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
1981
maker
Texas Instruments
Physical Description
metal (case material)
plastic (back of case; keys material)
Measurements
overall: 3/8 in x 2 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; .9525 cm x 6.35 cm x 11.43 cm
ID Number
1987.0435.05
catalog number
1987.0435.05
accession number
1987.0435
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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