Texas Instruments TI-5027

Date of introduction:  1985 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  10
Size:  8.1" x 5.6" x 1.5"
 205 x 142 x 39 mm3
Printer technology:  Impact
Weight:  15.1 ounces, 428 grams Serial No:  135216
Batteries:  4*AA Date of manufacture:  mth 02 year 1985
AC-Adapter:  AC9175, AC9201E, AC9900/Z3 Origin of manufacture:  Japan
Precision:  10 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T7782A
Memories:  1 + 1     
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The TI-5027 is one of the early battery operated desktop printers sold by Texas Instruments. 

TI-5027_PCB.jpg (92887 Byte)Dismantling the calculator reveals its true genes, actually it was developed and manufactured by Toshiba in Japan. Please notice the Toshiba brand etched into the printed circuit board (PCB) of the calculator.

The TI-5027 was soon replaced with the similiar TI-5027 II sporting a larger display.

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Joerg Woerner, October 23, 2003. No reprints without written permission.