Texas Instruments TI-5045 SV

Date of introduction:  1993 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  12
Size:  8.7" x 8.1" x 2.3" Printer technology:  Impact red/black
Weight:  1 pound 10 ounces Serial No:  1143537
Batteries:   Date of manufacture:  mth 01 year 1996
AC-Adapter:  120 V Origin of manufacture:  China
Precision:  12 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba TC83220-0027 or T7872-0016
Memories:  1 + 2    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner 

The TI-5045 SV (SuperViewTM) replaced the short living TI-5045 IIA and could be called a TI-5034 SV with two color printing.

TI-5045SV_PCB2.jpg (101225 Byte)Dismantling two TI-5034 SV reveals a surprise, they use different printed circuit boards (PCB's). The elder calculator, manufactured already in July, 1993 makes use of a Toshiba T7872-0016 single-chip calculator circuit.

TI-5045SV_PCB.jpg (88505 Byte)The later one, manufactured early in 1996 uses the TC-83220-0027 circuit.
We could assume that Toshiba simply renamed the old chip.

TI-5045SV_UL.jpg (23694 Byte)The UL-File number E122921 is unfortunately not active, we can't reveal the manufacturer of the calculator. Don't miss the database of all known UL-File numbers found on Texas Instruments calculators.

TI-5045SV_UL2.jpg (20135 Byte)Just to be complete, the elder TI-5045 SV was manufactured for the German market and bears the GS-Logo instead the UL-Logo.


The TI-5045 SV is featured in the Texas Instruments Incorporated sales catalog CL-1233 dated 1994.


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Joerg Woerner, February 28, 2004. No reprints without written permission.