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Texas Instruments TI-1706 II

Date of introduction:  1985 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  4.6" x 2.5" x 0.40"
 116 x 64 x 10 mm3
   
Weight:  1.6 ounces, 44 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  mth 08 year 1985
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan (C)
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Larry Corrado
    Download manual:   (US: 1.7 MByte)

The TI-1706 II got an enhanced keyboard compared to the original TI-1706 introduced two years earlier. The design is similar to the somewhat smaller TI-1100 II. The TI-1766 II uses similar keys but feels more valuable. Don't miss the TI-108 as the most successful derivative of the calculator line.

The TI-1106 calculator introduced one year later uses an identical housing but got a +/- key instead the AC-key.

Within one year the design changed slightly, don't miss the later TI-1706 II. A similar calculator was introduced with the TI-1746.

With the TI-605 and TI-606 variations with a tiltable display appeared.

TI-1706II_1_PCB.jpg (38341 Byte)Dismantling the TI-1706 II gives with the S32R-II designation on the printed circuit board (PCB) a hint to its true contract manufacturer. It seems to be a design of Kinpo Electronics, Inc. manufactured in its Compal Electronics, Inc. plant. Learn more about the Date codes used with Texas Instrumnets calculators. This calculator sports the Date code C-0885.

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Joerg Woerner, May 2, 2003. No reprints without written permission.