Texas Instruments TI-1002

Date of introduction:  1983 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  4.0" x 2.4" x 0.25"
 100 x 60 x 6.5 mm
Weight:  1.5 ounces, 42 grams Serial No:  83243997
Batteries:  2*LR1130 Date of manufacture:  year 1983
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

TI-1002_Back.jpg (128475 Byte)We know this very stylish and flat housing from the TI-1755 introduced one year earlier. This TI-1002 succeeds the earlier TI-1001 and seems to be identical with the TI-1036

We are not positive why this calculator was brought to the market as TI-1002 and TI-1036. Probably the TI-1002 was sold only in Canada while other countries received the TI-1036. 

TI-1002_PCB.jpg (188293 Byte)Dismantling the TI-1002 reveals the typical construction of this era:

A single-chip calculator IC in a conventional housing
A small printed circuit board (PCB) fixed with heat-stamping in the housing
The LC-Display connected with a flat cable




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Joerg Woerner, April 23, 2008. No reprints without written permission.