Sharp Elsimate EL-210 (type II)

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Size (approx): 77mm x 129mm x 19.5mm (max)  (w,h,d)
Weight 124g excluding batteries

Power: 3V through 2 x AA size batteries.  Also accepts adapter (3V, 0.35W DC EA-17E) which can be used as a charger through a socket on the top side on the far left.  The back states that you should use use rechargeable battery EA-18B, 2.4V.  The on/off switch is on the left hand side in line with the top line.  Battery life is quoted at 12 hours (dry) and 10 hours (rechargeable).

Case: Slim two piece plastic case, the front being black matt plastic and the back grey matt plastic. Small metallic sticker above the display is printed black for the company name and model number and sits in its own recess.   An oversized green plastic display filter is flat and inset and gives a reasonable display - letting in a bit too much light.  They keys are squishy but work well.
Display: 8 digit green VFD  with a ninth (right-most) digit used for minus, memory and error indictors
Features: 4 function calculator with percentages, square root, register exchange and four function memory
Date: 1980

Manufacturer: Sharp Corporation.  Made in Korea.  Serial number 08123869 is on a sticker on the inside of the battery compartment.

Kindly donated by Francis Hookham

Manufacturer: Sharp
Date: 1980

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH31346. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


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