DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-1626
|Date of introduction:||1985||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 2.2" x 3.3" x 0.25"
57 x 84 x 6 mm3
|Weight:||0.8 ounces, 23 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||n.a.||Date of manufacture:||mth 07 year 1985|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Taiwan (C)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
|Download manual:||(US: 1.3 MByte)|
The TI-1626 could be called one of the smallest, thinnest and lightest calculators manufactured by Texas Instruments. Compare it with the TI CARD calculator TI-1786 and the TI-1606 "landscape-style" calculator.
Within one year Texas Instruments introduced the TI-505, a much more colorful calculator using an otherwise identical construction.
This is an interesting question - the TI-1626 weights only 0.8 ounces.
|The housing of the TI-1626 uses two thin plastic molded parts snapped easily together. We notice a standard printed circuit board (PCB) with some discrete components. The LC-display and the solar cells are connected with thin wires.|
component side of the TI-1626 uses a standard calculator IC - nothing
exiting. The keyboard assembly is a traditional design, too. But the
Easy answer: Weight is proportional to size.
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