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Sharp EL-500 (ELSIMATE)

Sharp EL-500
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The Sharp EL-500 is a scientific calculator with 8 digits precision and algebraic logic. It has 21 functions, 35 keys, and a VFD (vacuum fluorescent) display. The power source is 2xAA. Note: EL-500S

Facts at a glance:

FeatureValue
TypeScientific
Functions21
Keys35
Precision8
LogicAlgebraic
Display typeVFD
Length138mm
Width80mm
Thickness30mm
Weight166g
Power Consumption0.200000W
Power Source2xAA
Year introduced1977
Year discontinued1978

Replacements:

If you have a Sharp EL-500 that is no longer working, you can first try replacing the 2xAA batteries. If that doesn't solve the problem, then you can consider replacing the calculator with a modern equivalent. We suggest the following current model as a replacement:

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