DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-5018
|Date of introduction:||1993||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||12|
|Size:|| 6.8" x 4.2" x 1.0"
172 x 107 x 25 mm3
|Weight:||5.3 ounces, 152 grams||Serial No:||1755592|
|Batteries:||LR44 (30µA)||Date of manufacture:||mth 02 year 1995|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Thailand|
|Precision:||12||Integrated circuits:||Sharp LI3164AR|
|Memories:||1 + 1|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
The TI-5018 combines a large and easy-to-read 12 digits LC-Display with solar cells and a backup battery. It features everything you need for the daily use on your desktop.
this TI-5018 manufactured in February 1995 by
Compal Electronics in Thailand
reveals a standard Far East design with a huge printed
circuit board (PCB) for the keyboard and some smaller remaining components.
This first generation of the TI-5018 is centered around a Sharp LI3164AR single-chip calculator circuit.
In 2001 Texas Instruments introduced with the TI-5018SV a new calculator design style that was continued in 2003 with the TI-503SV, TI-1706SV and TI-1795SV.
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.