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Lloyd's EH-9036 Handheld Electronic Calculator (Lloyd's Accumatic 30)

Lloyd's EH-9036 Handheld Electronic Calculator (Lloyd's Accumatic 30)

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Description
This handheld electronic calculator has a brown and tan plastic case with nineteen square plastic keys and a brown metal keyboard. In addition to ten digit keys and a decimal point key, it has four arithmetic function keys, a total key, a percentage key, a clear key, and a clear entry key. Behind the keyboard a mark reads: LLOYD’S. Behind this is an eight-digit vacuum fluorescent display. A mark on the display cover reads: ACCUMATIC 30. The on/off switch and a jack for a power cord are on the back edge.
A battery compartment is at the base of the back. A sticker above it reads in part: LLOYD’S 6 V D.C. 250mW (/) MODEL EH-9036 SERIES 260D. It then gives several examples of operations on the calculator. Text below this reads: SERIAL NO. 5F-100891 (/) MADE IN TAIWAN (/) REPUBLIC OF CHINA.
Compare to 1986.0988.219. For further information about Lloyd’s Electronics, Inc., see 1986.0988.218.
Reference:
[Advertisement], Chicago Tribune, April 13, 1975, p. L20. A calculator very similar to this one, marked Lloyd’s, is advertised as selling for $17.78, with regular price of $19.78. It is supposed to have an automatic constant, which the object doesn’t.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
ca 1975
maker
Lloyd's Electronics
place made
Taiwan
Physical Description
plastic (case; keys; display cover material)
metal (circuitry material)
paper (sticker material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/8 in x 3 3/8 in x 5 1/2 in; 2.8575 cm x 8.5725 cm x 13.97 cm
ID Number
1986.0988.122
accession number
1986.0988
catalog number
1986.0988.122
Credit Line
Gift of John B. Priser
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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I have a Lloyd's Liquid Crystal Calculator Model 608 with the original sales receipt dated 1980 with the original battery and I still use it.

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