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Texas Instruments TI-306

Date of introduction:  1988 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  4.5" x 2.6" x 0.4"    
Weight:  1.4 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  mth 03 year 1988
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The TI-305 and its solar power twin TI-306 appeared together with the credit card sized TI-307. The rare TI-308 Elle cut out the memory from the basic design. All four calculators share a similar design with a valuable "look and feel".

TI-306_PCB.jpg (47695 Byte)Dismantling a TI-305 is not very exciting, we know this type of construction from dozens of fareast calculators.

Within some month the TI-306 was slightly redesigned to accommodate smaller solar cells. Don't miss the second TI-306

The first prototypes of the TI-306 were manufactured in Hong Kong without any date code on the back.

 


 

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Joerg Woerner, June 13, 2003. No reprints without written permission.