Panasonic JE-330U Handheld Electronic Calculator

This compact, credit card-sized, handheld electronic calculator has a metal case and an array of twenty-five rectangular plastic keys. In addition to ten digit keys, a decimal point key, and a total key; it has four arithmetic function keys, three memory keys, a square root key, a % key, a clear entry key, an off key, and an on/clear key. A mark above the keyboard reads: AUTO POWER OFF. Another mark there reads: ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR (/) JE-330U. Behind this a mark reads: Panasonic. At the top is the LCD display.
The back of the calculator has a compartment for a lithium battery secured with a screw. Text explains how to replace the battery. Further text reads: Panasonic MODEL JE-330U (/) LITHIUM BATTERY DC 3V 0.15mW (/) MATSUSHITA COMMUNICATION INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. (/) MADE IN JAPAN (/) No. 27203893.
The calculator has a cloth carrying case.
Compare National Semiconductor 99 (1986.0988.234).
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Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
ca 1980
Matsushita Communication Industrial Co., Ltd.
Physical Description
metal (case; circuitry material)
plastic (keys material)
cloth (carrying pouch material)
overall: 1/8 in x 2 1/8 in x 3 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 5.3975 cm x 8.89 cm
place made
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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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