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Accuron V Handheld Electronic Calculator

Accuron V Handheld Electronic Calculator

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Description
This compact, non-printing handheld electronic calculator has a plastic case and display. In addtion to an array of ten digit keys, it has decimal and equal keys along the bottom; percentage, multiplication, addition, and clear keys in a column to the right of the digit keys; and a sign reversal key, division, subtraction and clear entry key right of these. Above these keys is an on/off switch, a clear memory key, an RM key, a subtract memory key, and an add memory key. The device has a nine-digit display.
A mark above the display reads: ACCURON V.
The back has a battery case. Below this is a sticker that reads: BATTERY 006P 9V or equivalent (/) Attempted repair by (/) unauthorised persons void [sic] (/) warranty (/) Made in Malaysia. A sticker inside the battery case reads: USE ALKALINE BATTERY (/) 9V FOR LONGER LIFE (/) SERIAL NO. G (/) No. 048647.
According to the website calculator.org, the Accuron V was introduced in 1975.
Reference:
http://www.calculator.org, under Accuron.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
electronic calculator
date made
ca 1975
place made
Malaysia
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
metal (under keys material)
paper (stickers material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 2 3/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 2.54 cm x 6.0325 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
1986.0988.152
catalog number
1986.0988.152
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
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