DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments SR-16 II
|Date of introduction:||August 1975||Display technology:||LED-stick|
|New price:||$49.95||Display size:||8 + 2|
|Size:|| 5.8" x 3.2" x
147 x 81 x 32 mm3
|Weight:||5.7 ounces, 163 grams||Serial No:||187318|
|Batteries:||3*AA||Date of manufacture:||wk 48 year 1975|
|AC-Adapter:||AC9180||Origin of manufacture:||USA|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
The SR-16 II followed soon in the steps of the rare and wonderful SR-16. It uses a very similar housing to the SR-50A but gave a cheap appearance with the few black keys and the printed keyplate. The rare SR-40 prototype was sandwiched between the SR-50A and SR-16 II.
This calculator gave a first view into the future of Texas Instruments - the TI-30.
A rare sibbling of the SR-16 II was sold with the CONCEPT III. All three known CONCEPT models based on Texas Instruments calculators seem to be very rare, don't miss the CONCEPT I and CONCEPT II.
You'll find similar calculators in the Basic-Album, view for example the TI-2550 II. Very unusual is the poor calculating precision, the internal resolution is only 8 digits. If you are interested in the calculating accuracy of scientific calculators don't miss the Calculator forensics.
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.