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Texas Instruments €-2000
|Date of introduction:||1999||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||10|
|Size:|| 4.5" x 2.9" x 0.40"
114 x 73 x 10 mm3
|Weight:||1.9 ounces, 55 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||LR54||Date of manufacture:||mth 07 year 1999 (A)|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||China (N)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
€-2000 calculator combines the usual basic calculator functions with an Euro
currency conversion. The exchange rate between the Euro and the Home currency is
entered with the small SET-key. Two additional keys allow the conversion in both
Dismantling this €-2000 calculator manufactured in Summer 1999 by Nam Tail Electronics, Inc. in China reveals a standard design using a single-chip calculator circuit wire-bonded direct on the printed circuit board (PCB). This calculator got later a continuous memory and was sold as €-2000+.
A more sophisticated approach could be found in thee €-2001, this calculator got the 11 different exchange rates preprogrammed. If you need printing functions, view thee €-2004.
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.