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edition of the TI-52 was manufactured in Japan.
Please notice the two rigid printed circuit boards (PCB's),
a smaller one for the display and the Toshiba single-chip calculator circuit and a larger one for the keyboard.
The two coin-type batteries are orientated in east-west direction.
edition of the TI-52 was manufactured in Italy. The
internal construction is totally different and
uses a two-sided flexible board. We know this type of design already from other calculators like the TI-30.
The two coin-type batteries are orientated in north-south direction.
|The display position of the first TI-52.
|The display position of the later TI-52.
|The slidable battery cover.
|The changed battery compartment.
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© Joerg Woerner, May 3, 2003. No reprints without written permission.