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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 0.55"
 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)
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  1    
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.