DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-1706 (2nd design)
|Date of introduction:||1983||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||4.8" x 2.6" x 0.4"|
|Weight:||2.0 ounces||Serial No:||0325779|
|Batteries:||n.a.||Date of manufacture:||mth 09 year 1983|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Taiwan (C)|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Sharp LI3129|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
2nd design of the TI-1706 moved the Memory and
Error indicators to the right position on the display. Everything else seems to
be identical with the original design. The featured calculator was manufactured
by Compal Electronics in
Dismantling the TI-1706 reveals the typical design of a basic calculator manufactured in the 80's by a far-east contract manufacturer.
Later calculators were manufactured by Inventec Corporation, don't miss the 3rd design of the TI-1706.
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