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Jeppesen Sanderson prostar (2nd design) by Texas Instruments
|Date of introduction:||
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 5.8" x 2.8" x 0.85"
147 x 72 x 22 mm3
|Weight:||3.0 ounces, 84 grams||Serial No:||5402|
|Batteries:||2*LR44||Date of manufacture:||year 1986|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Italy|
|Precision:||11||Integrated circuits:||TP0456/CD4575, CD4576|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
1985 Texas Instruments stopped the production of the TI-55-II
due to the terrible keyboard and introduced the TI-55-III
with a reliable far-east style keyboard.
As a result the original prostar Flight computer was replaced with this 2nd design using the new housing with the old electronics.
This prostar was the last Jeppesen Sanderson Flight computer based on a TI calculator, the Techstar uses an original design.
Nevertheless got we four exciting products between 1980 and 1986:
|Jeppesen Sanderson Flight computer||Texas Instruments calculator|
|avstar (1980)||TI-35 (1979)|
|avstar (1986)||TI-35-II (1985)|
|prostar (1982)||TI-55-II (1981)|
|prostar (1986)||TI-55-III (1985)|
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© Joerg Woerner, December 12, 2002. No reprints without written permission.