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Texas Instruments TI-5200 II

Date of introduction:  1983 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  12
Size:  7.5" x 5.1" x 1.65"
 190 x 129 x 42 mm3
   
Weight:  9.8 ounces, 277 grams Serial No:  102937
Batteries:  2*AA Date of manufacture:  mth 07 year 1983
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  12 Integrated circuits:  Hitachi HD38401
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Michel Zwawiak

Texas Instruments introduced already in January 1977 with the TI-5200 a well designed desktop calculator with 12-digits calculating capabilities. It took more than 6 years before its successor TI-5200 II hit the market - and another few months before the TI-5022 completed the family.

Don't miss the TI-5100 II and TI-5020 sporting 10-digit displays in the same package.Please note the perfect access to the batteries between the keyboard switches and the display.

Dismantling the TI-5200 II reveals a surprise: The printed circuit board (PCB) tells the manufacturer of this desktop calculator: Toshiba, Japan.



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Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.