W.H. Smith Strand
Decimo Strand for W.H. Smith
3v (2x AA batteries).
Display is 8 digits, green vacuum fluorescent.
4 functions, %.
Integrated circuit: NEC uPD941C.
78 x 136 x 26 mm. (3" x 5.4" x 1").
Made in Japan.
The label on the rear says "Supplied exclusively to W.H. Smith by Decimo".
W.H. Smith is a British chain of newsagent, book, stationery, and music stores.
Note that this model is identical except labelling to the Decimo Strand version.
The electronics inside, showing the vacuum-fluorescent display (VFD) in a single tube on the left, the edge of the keyboard in the middle, and the NEC uPD941C calculator chip on the right.
Vintage British Calculators
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