DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-30 D
|Date of introduction:||1982||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8 (5+2)|
|Size:|| 7.5" x 5.4" x
190 x 137 x 38 mm3
|Weight:||8.1 ounces, 230 grams||Serial No:||6682860|
|Batteries:||2*AA||Date of manufacture:|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Taiwan|
|Precision:||11||Integrated circuits:||TP0456 (CD4565)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
|Download manual:||(GB: 6.9 MByte)|
rare scientific desktop calculator looks and feels like a TI-30
LCD. It uses indeed an identical electronic to the well known TI-30 family.
Texas Instruments wasn't very successful (*) with their desktop scientific
calculator line, do you remember the other one? View it here.
Dismantling this TI-30D manufactured around 1883 in Taiwan doesn't reveal its true manufacturer but exhibits a clean and straightforward design centered around the TP0456 single-chip calculator circuit.
According to Texas Instruments the TI-30 D was available till 1985.
(*) Today - May 28th, 2013 - we received an interesting email from Henk in Netherlands:
"This rare scientific desktop calculator looks
and feels like a TI-30 LCD. It uses indeed an identical electronic to
the well known TI-30 family. Texas Instruments wasn't very successful
with their desktop scientific calculator line"
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