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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
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

TI-1706.jpg (25485 Byte)TI-1706_1_Back.jpg (122154 Byte)The 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 Taiwan.

TI-1706_1_PCB.jpg (256001 Byte)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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Joerg Woerner, October 10, 2008. No reprints without written permission.