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Philips P-251 Desktop Calculator

Image Courtesy Martin Willemsen

Innovative desktop electronic printing calculator made by Dutch company Philips. Early DTL integrated circuit technology, with an ssortment of discrete semiconductor devices also. Magnetic core working register storage. Unique dot-matrix print mechanism which formed the basis for future dot-matrix printer technology which is still used in the same basic form to this day. 14-digit capacity with fixed decimal location. One memory register. Four function with percent calculation. For more information, see a vintage advertisement for the Philips P-251.