DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments Mathe-Fix
|Date of introduction:||1986||Display technology:|
|New price:||Display size:||n.a.|
|Size:||4.1" x 7" x 1.3"|
|Weight:||8 ounces||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||4*AA cells||Date of manufacture:||wk 24 year 1989|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Italy|
|Precision:||Integrated circuits:||TMS50C40 (CD54170)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Think about a Speak & Math without the fluorescent display trimmed to German language.
A slightly more powerful version was sold in other countries with the:
|le Calcul magique|
Dismantling the Mathe-Fix reveals a small surprise, the printed circuit board (PCB) of the educational toy is centered around a TMS50C40 standard voice synthesizer chip. We know this technology already from the Little Maestro and its sibblings Speak & Music, La Musique Magique and Fonillo Suonaparla.
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.