|Model:||the euro calculator|
|Batteries:||CR 2032 x 1|
Big, 10 digit euro calculator with a display that can be tilted
and conversion keys for the currencies of countries in Europe,
Japan and the USA. The calculator does percentages and has memory.
This calculator is a promotional calculator of the ABN·AMRO Bank.
The Euro (and other) exchange rates are not fixed, you have to set them by pressing one of the countries' keys for a couple of seconds, type a number and press the country key again.
Although it is not obvious when you look at it, this calculator has a built-in clock with time and date. When the calculator is in "calculator" mode, press the "="-key for approximately three seconds and the "clock" mode will switch on. Press the "ON/C"-key to go back to "calculator" mode. When in "clock" mode, the following keys can be used. Press the "="-key to switch between date and time display. Press the "x"-key to set the time (or date) and in that mode use the "÷"-key to change it.
In January of the year 2002 twelve European countries switched
from their native currency to a new European currency, the Euro.
And what the people in those countries needed of course were Euro
calculators. The more conversion options the better. Many
promotional Euro calculators were made by banks. All these
calculators of course became obsolete after a year or two. Now
they're but nice relics of this daring currency change in
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