DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-608
|Date of introduction:||1987||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8|
|Size:||5.9" x 3.7" x 0.35"|
|Weight:||3.0 ounces||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||n.a.||Date of manufacture:||mth 03 year 1987|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Taiwan (C)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
Texas Instruments introduced in Europe with the TI-608 a small desktop calculator with a tiltable display. A similiar calculator was available with the TI-1797 in the United States of America. The design of the TI-608 followed the TI-606 introduced already in 1986.
the TI-608 reveals no surprises. A small single-chip calculator circuit probably
manufactured by Sharp and a long flexible cable to the LC-display. Please notice
that the mold of the housing is prepared for a battery instead of the solar
Don't miss the later TI-608 with a much smaller housing but still a tiltable display.
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© Joerg Woerner, November 15, 2005. No reprints without written permission.