DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-703 LOOK Blue Ocean
|Date of introduction:||1989||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:|| 4.4" x 2.6" x
112 x 66 x 14 mm3
|Weight:||1.6 ounces, 45 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||n.a.||Date of manufacture:||mth 07 year 1989|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Taiwan (I)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Gerhard Wenzel|
Texas Instruments introduced in the year 1989 with the LOOK series a very colorful basic calculator. Three different designs were available:
|• TI-701 aka LOOK Graffiti
• TI-702 aka LOOK City Night
• TI-703 aka LOOK Blue Ocean
All models shared the same design idea of a round "light pipe" to collect the ambient light and travel it to the high effiency solar cells.
The LOOK series of calculators received an award for its outstanding design from the German HIF (Haus Indurstrieform Essen).
The TI-703 could be called the successor of the TI-1104 introduced three years ago.
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© Joerg Woerner, June 20, 2003. No reprints without written permission.