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Texas Instruments TI-308 Elle

Date of introduction:  1988 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  4.5" x 2.6" x 0.4"    
Weight:  1.3 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  LR1130 Date of manufacture:  mth 02 year 1988
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan (C)
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

TI-308_1.jpg (64666 Byte)The rare TI-308 Elle was introduced together with its three sibbling TI-305, TI-306 and TI-307. All four calculators share a similar design with a valuable "look and feel".

 

TI-308_PCB.jpg (51332 Byte)Dismantling a TI-308 Elle reveals an identical printed circuit board (PCB) with the TI-305, the only differences are some removed keys. If you know that the TI-308 Elle was designed to attack womans handbag and TI's engineers omitted both the Memory and the [+/-] keys you may ask yourself...

Don't miss the wonderful TI-309 Nuance introducing a real eye catcher.

 


 

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Joerg Woerner, April 11, 2005. No reprints without written permission.