DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-1744
|Date of introduction:||1982||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||3.9" x 2.4" x 0.3"|
|Weight:||1.7 ounces||Serial No:||9525844|
|Batteries:||2*LR44||Date of manufacture:|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Taiwan|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||NEC uPD1831G|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
In the year 1982 Texas Instruments had some difficulties to decide whether a calculator was a BASIC one or a SCIENTIFIC one. We know some pairs of similar calculators sold in both fields:
Same confusion could be noticed with the Integrated Cicuits used in these early calculators manufactured in Taiwan. Instead the usual Toshiba IC's you'll discover in the TI-1020 a Sharp LI3009 and in this TI-1744 the brain was developed by NEC (Japan).
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© Joerg Woerner, October 9, 2002. No reprints without written permission.