DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-MEC
|Date of introduction:||never||Display technology:||LED-stick|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 5.5" x 2.8" x 1.4"
138 x 70 x 35 mm3
|Weight:||3.9 ounces, 110 grams||Serial No:||0001215|
|Batteries:||9V||Date of manufacture:||year 1976|
|AC-Adapter:||AC9180||Origin of manufacture:||USA|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Nance L. Briscoe|
TI-MEC was an experimental TI design. It was the first effort at an educational
calculator for young children. It was part of a 1976-7 program and led to the ABLE
The educational program was done in conjunction with the Lawrence Hall of Science of the
The calculator has only the [C], , , [+], and [=] keys. It operated on
batteries with a charger available.
Courtesy of Nance L. Briscoe, Specialist
History of Integrated Circuit Technology
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