Unisonic LC 270 Handheld Electronic Calculator

Description
This handheld electronic calculator has a metal case and twenty-four rectangular plastic keys. These include ten digit keys, a decimal point key, a total key, four arithmetic function keys, three memory keys, a percentage key, a square root key, an off key, an on/clear key, and a clear entry key. Behind the keyboard is an eight-digit LCD display. A mark below the keyboard reads: Unisonic LC 270.
A mark printed on the back reads: Unisonic LC 270 (/) 1.5V BATTERY x 2 PCS. (/) EVERREADY BATTERY NO. 189 (/) SERIAL NO. 5673107 (/) MADE IN TAIWAN R. O. C.
For information about Unisonic, see 1986.0988.371.
References:
[Advertisement], Fort Hood Sentinel, December 17, 1981, p. 3A. Unisonic LC270 and Unisonic LC222 calculators advertised as on sale for $7.88, regularly $12.95.
[Advertisement], Tonawanda NY Evening News, April 14, 1982, p. 5. Both Unisonic LC270 and Unisonic LC222 calculators on sale for $6.96, regularly $8.99.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
ca 1981
maker
Unisonic
Physical Description
metal (case material)
plastic (keys material)
glass (display material)
paper (sticker material)
Measurements
overall: 3/16 in x 2 3/8 in x 4 in; .4826 cm x 6.0325 cm x 10.16 cm
place made
Taiwan
ID Number
1986.0988.160
catalog number
1986.0988.160
accession number
1986.0988
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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