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Texas Instruments -2005

Date of introduction:  1998 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  12
Size:  9.4" x 8.3" x 2.4"
 238 x 212 x 60 mm3
Printer technology:  Impact red/black 
Weight:  1 pound 12 ounces
 802 grams
Serial No:  
Batteries:   Date of manufacture:  mth 09 year 2001 (B)
AC-Adapter:  220 V Origin of manufacture:  China (L)
Precision:  12 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba TC83230-0707
Memories:  1 + 1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The -2005 calculator combines the usual printing desktop calculator functions with an Euro currency conversion and a convenient tax functionality. All of the 11 yet defined exchange rates are preprogrammed in the calculator, 4 additional ones could be added later. The home country is selected with the Select-key. Two additional keys allow the conversion in both directions.

EURO-2005_PCB.jpg (86814 Byte)Dismantling the -2005 reveals a clean and simple construction based on the Toshiba TC-83230 single-chip printing calculator circuit. It is connected directly with the printer-mechanism, the LC-Display and the keyboard contacts.

EURO-2005_LBL.jpg (43642 Byte)The featured calculator was manufactured in China for the European market and is powered with 220 volts. The Date code suggests that Leo Electronics Co., Ltd., a Japanese manufacturer of electronic equipment, assembled the -2005 in its Shenzen, China facility.

Texas Instruments introduced with the -2004, -2006 and
-5032 three printing sibblings in the EURO-line.

Non-printing desktop calculators with Euro conversion capability were introduced with the -1796, -2002+ and -2003.

Read more about the Euro here.

In 2006 Texas Instruments surprised customers in Europe with a complete new family of Euro Calculators labeled EC-3, EC-5 and EC-7 Pro.

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If you have additions to the above article please email: joerg@datamath.org.

Joerg Woerner, November 14, 2003. No reprints without written permission.