DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-1768 II
|Date of introduction:||1990||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 4.9" x
2.8" x 0.35"
125 x 70 x 9 mm3
|Weight:||1.9 ounces, 54 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||LR54||Date of manufacture:||mth 11 year 1991|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Thailand (C)|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Sharp LI3135 or LI3154|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
TI-1768 II continued the design line of the TI-1768 with the tiltable display
but got a smoother shape. The huge LC-display was morphed to its successor, the TI-1766+.
The internal contruction of the TI-1768 II is rather simple, the printed circuit board (PCB) looks like most other designs of that time frame. A flexible connection between the LC-display and PCB is the whole trick. This TI-1768 II manufactured in November 1991 by Compal Electronics in Thailand sports a Sharp LI3135 calculator circuit. A later model, manufactured in 1995, was based on a LI3154 chip.
Don't miss its sibbling TI-608 and the related ibico 076S calculator.
The TI-1768 II is featured in the Texas Instruments Incorporated sales catalog CL-1233 dated 1994.
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© Joerg Woerner, October 11, 2002. No reprints without written permission.