Texas Instruments TI-5120

Date of introduction:  1981 Display technology:  
New price:  
 $60 (October 1981)
Display size:  n.a.
Size:  9.5" x 8.3" x 2.0" Printer technology:  Impact
Weight:  2 pounds 9 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:   Date of manufacture:  
AC-Adapter:  120 V Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  10 Integrated circuits:  Mitsubishi M58680P
Memories:  1 + 1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manual:   (US: 6.1 MByte)

In opposite to the first printing models like the TI-5040 this one was produced in Japan. The basic functions are similar, the technics inside totally different.

A cheaper calculator with thermal printer was introduced with the TI-5135.

This calculator was available either with display (TI-5130) or without.

The UL-File number E42662 of the calculator reveals it as a product manufactured by Toshiba TEC Corp. Don't miss the database of all known UL-File numbers found on Texas Instruments calculators.

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