Texas Instruments PS-6500

Date of introduction:  Jan.5, 1996 Display technology:  LCD dot matrix
New price:    Display size:  4 lines by 24 char
Size:  3.3" x 5.1" x 0.70"
 85 x 129 x 18 mm3
Weight:  4.6 ounces, 130 grams Serial No:  002051
Batteries:  2*CR2032 Date of manufacture:  mth 12 year 1995
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Thailand (C)
Precision:  10 Integrated circuits:  CPU: Toshiba T6M83
 ROM: AB23512
 RAM: Samsung KM68100
 Display: Toshiba T6361
Memories:  128kB RAM    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

Nothing else like the PS-6300 with expanded storage capacity. The PS-6500 was replaced soon with the PS-6560i before this line was discontinued.

PS-6500_1.jpg (15070 Byte)Main disadvantage of the PS-6500 is the small display. 

PS-6500_PCB.jpg (86002 Byte)
The internal construction of the PS-6500 is typical for the whole line of TI organizers. A 8-bit microcomputer system based on a Toshiba microcontroller surrounded by 128k RAM, 64k ROM and a display controller.

Other products of the familiy like the PS-6700 morphed via the PS-6760Si in the PocketMate 200 series.


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Joerg Woerner, May 9, 2002. No reprints without written permission.