Canon TP-7 Handheld Electronic Calculator


This handheld electronic calculator has a cream-colored plastic case that is gray around the display. The keyboard includes ten digit keys, a decimal point key, four keys for arithmetic functions, a percentage key, clear and clear indicator (e.g. clear entry) keys, a graph printout key, a non-add key that prints figures not affecting calculations, a square root key, three keys relating to memory, and a total key. Behind the keys are four switches, as well as an all clear key depressed with a pen point after battery replacement.

Behind this is an eight-digit display. A mark above the display reads: Canon TP-7 (/) POCKET PRINTER. Behind the display is a narrow paper tape

Text on the back of the case reads: Canon TP-7 (/) BM. It also reads: CANON INC. It also reads: NO. 056273 JAPAN. A compartment for a bank of four AA batteries is at the bottom of the case. A socket for an AC adapter is along the top edge.

The calculator is stored in a cardboard box with an instruction pamphlet labeled: Canon (/) POCKET PRINTER TP-7. Instructions are given in English, German, French, Italian, and Spanish. Also in the box is a warranty. A number on the back of the instructions reads: 0983B103.

Also received as part of the object is a box of thermal roll paper for Canon calculators. It contains five rolls of paper.

Date Made: ca 1983

Maker: Canon, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of John B. Priser

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0988.032Catalog Number: 1986.0988.032Accession Number: 1986.0988

Object Name: electronic calculatorOther Terms: electronic calculator; Handheld

Physical Description: plastic (case; display window; keys material)paper (tape; box; instructions; warranty material)metal (circuitry material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 2 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 2.54 cm x 6.985 cm x 16.51 cm


Record Id: nmah_334446

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