ANITA Desk Calculators using both Transistor Logic & Integrated Circuits
ANITA 1010

Anita 1010

Photograph courtesy of Richard Alan.

ANITA 1010

Power supply - AC mains.

Display is 10 digits, Nixie tubes.

4-function, %, rounding, uses RPN (Reverse Polish Notation).

Mainly uses transistors, but also has integrated circuits made by Marconi-Elliott Microelectronics using "MOST" (Metal-Oxide Semiconductor Transistor) technology.

265 x 335 x 172 mm (10.4" x 13.25" x 6.75").

Introduced in July 1969, price £320 GBP[1] (about US$760).

Made in England by Sumlock Anita Electronics Ltd, distributed by Sumlock Comptometer Ltd.

Anita 1010, inside

Looking from the rear with the cover removed, showing 10 boards with transistors which plug into a vertical board, which itself plugs into a horizontal motherboard along the bottom of the chassis.
Three other boards and the display board also plug into the motherboard.

Photograph courtesy of Richard Alan.

Anita 1010 advertisement

The advertisement above is from a period when there was a great "buy British" campaign in the UK.

 

Reference:

  1. The Times, July 21, 1969.

Anita Desk Calculators using both Transistor Logic & Integrated Circuits

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