Vitronic V Handheld Electronic Calculator

Description
This credit card-sized calculator has a metal case with twenty-three rectangular plastic keys and plastic trim. The keys include ten digit keys, a decimal point key, a total key, four arithmetic function keys, a percentage key, and three memory keys. In addition, the calculator has an off key, an on/clear key, and a clear entry key. Above the keys on the left is the eight-digit LCD display. A mark below it reads: VITRONIC V.
Text at the bottom of the back reads: CREDIT CARD ELECTRONIC (/) LIQUID CRYSTAL CALCULATOR. It also reads: MADE IN HONG KONG.
The calculator has a dark brown plastic container that also holds a leaflet of instructions.
Compare the National Semiconductor 102C (1986.0988.308) and the National Semiconductor 199 (1986.0988.309).
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1979
place made
Zhonghua: Hong Kong
Physical Description
aluminum (case material)
plastic (keys; carrying case material)
paper (instructions material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 3/8 in; .635 cm x 9.2075 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
1986.0988.162
catalog number
1986.0988.162
accession number
1986.0988
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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