DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-1706 (3rd design)
|Date of introduction:||1984||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||4.8" x 2.6" x 0.4"|
|Weight:||2.0 ounces||Serial No:||1223981|
|Batteries:||n.a.||Date of manufacture:||mth 03 year 1984|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Taiwan (I)|
|Precision:||8||Integrated circuits:||Sharp LI3129|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
third design of the TI-1706 looks at first glance
identical to the second design but deciphering the Date
codes suggests Inventec
Corporation in Taiwan as contract manufacturer of the calculator. Earlier
calculators were manufactured
by Compal Electronics in
Dismantling this TI-1706 manufactured in March 1984 reveals a completely different internal construction compared with the previous TI-1706.
Later calculators removed the "LIGHT POWERED" sign, don't miss the 4rd design of the TI-1706.
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