Accuron V Handheld Electronic Calculator

Description
This compact, non-printing handheld electronic calculator has a plastic case and display. In addtion to an array of ten digit keys, it has decimal and equal keys along the bottom; percentage, multiplication, addition, and clear keys in a column to the right of the digit keys; and a sign reversal key, division, subtraction and clear entry key right of these. Above these keys is an on/off switch, a clear memory key, an RM key, a subtract memory key, and an add memory key. The device has a nine-digit display.
A mark above the display reads: ACCURON V.
The back has a battery case. Below this is a sticker that reads: BATTERY 006P 9V or equivalent (/) Attempted repair by (/) unauthorised persons void [sic] (/) warranty (/) Made in Malaysia. A sticker inside the battery case reads: USE ALKALINE BATTERY (/) 9V FOR LONGER LIFE (/) SERIAL NO. G (/) No. 048647.
According to the website calculator.org, the Accuron V was introduced in 1975.
Reference:
http://www.calculator.org, under Accuron.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1975
place made
Malaysia
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (under keys material)
paper (stickers material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 2 3/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 6.0325 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
1986.0988.152
catalog number
1986.0988.152
accession number
1986.0988
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Priser
See more items in
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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