Texas Instruments TI-1010 Handheld Electronic Calculator

This simple handheld electronic calculator has a black plastic case, a metal keyboard with silver-colored trim, and rectangular plastic keys. The twenty keys include ten digit keys, a decimal point key, a total key, four arithmetic function keys, a percent key, a change sign key, an off key, and an on/clear key. A mark behind the keyboard reads: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS TI-1010. Behind this is an eight-digit LCD display.
The back of the calculator has a compartment for two small batteries. A mark above the compartment reads: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS (/) electronic calculator. Below the compartment is a space for a serial number but no serial number. A mark reads: ATA2980 (/) ASSEMBLED IN USA.
A mark on the back of the black plastic jacket reads: TEXAS INSTRUMENTS.
Compare the TI-1030 (1986.0110.089). The TI-1010 has no memory keys.
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Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
Texas Instruments
Physical Description
aluminum (keyboard material)
plastic (case; jacket; keys material)
overall: 1/4 in x 2 5/8 in x 4 1/2 in; .635 cm x 6.6675 cm x 11.43 cm
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accession number
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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
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Priser
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