DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-1796
|Date of introduction:||1986||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||10|
|Size:|| 4.7" x 5.0" x
120 x 128 x 20 mm3
|Weight:||3.9 ounces, 105 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||LR1130 (30µA)||Date of manufacture:||mth 11 year 1986|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Taiwan (I)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Michel Zwawiak|
|Download leaflet:||(US: 1.2 MByte)|
Texas Instruments introduced in the United States of America in 1986 a family of three very similiar calculators:
|• TI-1796: Basic desktop
calculator with 10 digits display capability and "Dual Power" feature
• TI-1798: TI-1796 with added clock module
• BA-20: TI-1798 with 6 added keys for COST, SELL, MARGIN calculations
this TI-1796 manufactured in November 19986 by
Inventec Corporation in Taiwan
reveals indeed a printed circuit board (PCB) with the designation
"IOTI-1796-01A" - known already from the TI-1798.
Don't miss the TI-1796+ introduced about 10 years after this first generation TI-1796.
The BA-20 Profit Manager is featured in the Texas Instruments Incorporated bulletin CL-885 dated 1986.
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