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Texas Instruments TI-606

Date of introduction:  1988 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  4.6" x 2.6" x 0.30"
 117 x 67 x 8 mm3
   
Weight:  1.8 ounces, 50 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  mth 08 year 1991
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Thailand (C)
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  Sharp LI3135MR
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Stefan Klaes
    Download manual: (EU: 0.8 MByte)

This TI-606 was manufactured in Thailand and sports a different layout of the solar cells and the display compared with its two predecessors introduced in 1986 resp. 1987, Don't miss the original design of the TI-606. In some countries an identical but silver calculator was available with the TI-1768.

TI-606N_PCB.jpg (58889 Byte)Dismantling the final edition of the TI-606 reveals a Sharp LI3135MR single-chip calculator circuit probably used in all three versions of the calculator.

Recently fellow collector Ulrik Nørgaard from Denmark located a TI-606 with the Date code C-0888 manufactured in Taiwan.

The successor of the TI-606 was introduced in 1989 with the stylish TI-607.



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