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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
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

TI-1706_I0384_Back.jpg (109760 Byte)The 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 Taiwan.

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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Joerg Woerner, June 20, 2009. No reprints without written permission.