DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments le Calcul magique
|Date of introduction:||Display technology:|
|New price:||Display size:||n.a.|
|Size:|| 4.3" x 6.9" x 1.25"
108 x 176 x 32 mm3
|Weight:||7.7 ounces, 219 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||4*AA cells||Date of manufacture:||wk 22 year 1986|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Italy|
|Precision:||Integrated circuits:||TMS50C40A (CD54147)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Nothing else than a Maths marvel trimmed to French language. Don't miss the Dotto Contaparla sold in Italy.
A slightly simpler model was sold in Germany with the Mathe-Fix.
The single-sided PCB is of the le Calcul magique is labeled "MINI-MATH", obviously a reference to the original
Speak & Math introduced by Texas Instruments already in 1980
and not related to the Minimath
calculator developed in 1971.
The compact design of the PCB is centered around just one Integrated Circuits
|• TMP50C40A/CD54147: TSP50C50 VSP (Voice Synthesis Processor) with 8-bit microcontroller and 8k Bytes Mask ROM for both program and voice and 32 Bytes RAM|
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.