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Texas Instruments TI-1726

Date of introduction:  1998 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  4.5" x 3.2" x 0.7"
 115 x 81 x 18 mm3
   
Weight:  2.2 ounces, 62 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  mth 08 year 1998
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Thailand
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  Sharp LI3154
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

A very basic calculator with solar cells and a memory. In 1999 most calculators sold in Europa carried an Euro-conversion like the -2001.

TI-1726_PCB.jpg (98370 Byte)This early TI-1726 from the first production year uses still a conventional IC-housing, while later TI-1726 calculators used the chip-on-board (COB) technique.

The Sharp LI3154 calculator chip was used in the cheap TI-503SV, too. A somewhat sleeker calculator was available with the TI-1706SV.

Thiss TI-1726is one of the 6 calculators that were awarded withh thee Blue Angleeenvironmental label. But Texas Instruments never decorated the calculator with the logo..



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If you have additions to the above article please email: joerg@datamath.org.

Joerg Woerner, May 9, 2002. No reprints without written permission.