Model: SBC 1707
Type: Scientific calculator
Picture: PHILIPS SBC 1707
Batteries: AG12 x 2
Lifetime: Introduced: unknown
Terminated: unknown
Notes: This PHILIPS scientific calculator has the same keyboard layout as the Bistec BS-600 and others so I therefore assume it is of a generic calculator IC, used in a PHLIPS calculator.

PHILIPS SBC 1707 packaging When searching for information on this calculator I came across a German eBay auction selling this calculator in its original packaging. The calculator’s seller, cool_calc (link valid 2024-03-29) was so kind as to allow me to use the image. As shown here, the calculator’s original packaging is bundled with a ruler, two pencils, a pencil sharpener, a pouch, a bandanna and an (PHILIPS) eraser!

Reverse image search came up with various other models with the same key layout but different housing, such as: Anyway, the calculator itself is a 10-digit scientific calculator with a load of functions. BASE conversion, statistics and complex number calculations. It is glued to a foldable flap. Its display has nice big digits.