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Texas Instruments TI-5008 (2nd design)

Date of introduction:  1982 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  5.1" x 2.8" x 0.9" Printer technology:  Thermal
Weight:  4.3 ounces Serial No:  765429
Batteries:  3*AAA Date of manufacture:  mth 01 year 1985
AC-Adapter:  AC9175, AC9900/Z3 Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manual:   (US: 5.5 MByte)

The design of the original TI-5008 was slightly changed to match with the Basic calculators. We discovered already with the TI-1766 a minor change:

bulletTI-1766 (1982): TI-logo bold and below the display
bulletTI-1766 (1984): TI-logo thin and below keyboard

TI-5008_CMP.jpg (59105 Byte)Same happened with this TI-5008.

Printer paper:

The paper used with this printer (PMF05228 1-1/2" wide and 14 Feet  length) is still available at different sources, e.g. shoplet.com.



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If you have additions to the above article please email: joerg@datamath.org.

Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.