The name SOBAX is derived from "Solid State Abacus."
A prototype of this machine was shown at the 1964 World's Fair in New York.
The ICC-500W was introduced in June, 1967.
Retail price in August 1968 was US$1,250.

Production of SOBAX calculators was discontinued in 1973.

The display uses 14 Nixie tubes.

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It is a simple four-function calculator with some additional keys to store and recall a value held in memory.

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