Unless you hang around accountants all day, you probably haven’t seen a desktop calculator like this in ages. But amongst number crunchers they’re still popular, and this model might even stave off extinction for a while longer thanks to the addition of a wireless connection to a PC.
An included USB dongle and a dedicated ‘Send to PC’ key lets this adding machine pass along numbers and data to an Excel spreadsheet, a word processor, even tax software, so the risk of human error when copying digits is minimised. But everything else about the $US170 calculator is strictly old school, from the single fluorescent green display, to the tiny dot matrix printer spewing forth calculations on a thin roll of paper. [Hammacher Schlemmer]