Lloyd's EH-9036 Handheld Electronic Calculator (Lloyd's Accumatic 30)

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Description
This handheld electronic calculator has a brown and tan plastic case with nineteen square plastic keys and a brown metal keyboard. In addition to ten digit keys and a decimal point key, it has four arithmetic function keys, a total key, a percentage key, a clear key, and a clear entry key. Behind the keyboard a mark reads: LLOYD’S. Behind this is an eight-digit vacuum fluorescent display. A mark on the display cover reads: ACCUMATIC 30. The on/off switch and a jack for a power cord are on the back edge.
A battery compartment is at the base of the back. A sticker above it reads in part: LLOYD’S 6 V D.C. 250mW (/) MODEL EH-9036 SERIES 260D. It then gives several examples of operations on the calculator. Text below this reads: SERIAL NO. 5F-100891 (/) MADE IN TAIWAN (/) REPUBLIC OF CHINA.
Compare to 1986.0988.219. For further information about Lloyd’s Electronics, Inc., see 1986.0988.218.
Reference:
[Advertisement], Chicago Tribune, April 13, 1975, p. L20. A calculator very similar to this one, marked Lloyd’s, is advertised as selling for $17.78, with regular price of $19.78. It is supposed to have an automatic constant, which the object doesn’t.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1975
maker
Lloyd's Electronics
place made
Taiwan
Physical Description
plastic (case; keys; display cover material)
metal (circuitry material)
paper (sticker material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 8.5725 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
1986.0988.122
accession number
1986.0988
catalog number
1986.0988.122
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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