Toshiba LC-825 II Handheld Electronic Calculator

Description
This handheld electronic calculator has an aluminum case with plastic trim and an array of twenty-four rectangular plastic keys. These include ten digit keys, a decimal point key, a total key, four arithmetic function keys, four memory keys, a square root key, a percentage key, a change sign key, and a clear entry/clear key. The on/off switch is to the left in the top row of keys. Text below the keyboard reads: TOSHIBA. Text above the keyboard reads: LC-825II. Behind this is an eight-digit liquid crystal display.
A sticker on the back of the calculator reads in part: TOSHIBA ELECTRONIC CALCULATOR (/) LC-825 II (/) DC 3V 1.5 x 2 0.09mW. It also reads: NO. 207503 BM (/) TOSHIBA CORPORATION JAPAN.
The calculator is in a plastic wallet that is marked on the front: TOSHIBA. The wallet also contains a leaflet of instructions.
References:
According to the www.datamath.org website, as well as the www.calcuseum.com website (both accessed December 4, 2014), this calculator was introduced in 1981.
No advertisements found.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
ca 1981
maker
Toshiba Corporation
Physical Description
aluminum (case material)
plastic (keys; carrying pouch material)
glass (display material)
Measurements
overall: 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; .635 cm x 6.35 cm x 11.43 cm
place made
Japan
ID Number
1986.0988.200
accession number
1986.0988
catalog number
1986.0988.200
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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