Texas Instruments LETTERlogic

Date of introduction:  1980 Display technology:  Fluorescent
New price:   Display size:  8 alphanumeric
Size:  6.1" x 3.4" x 1.1"    
Weight:  5.5 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  9V  Date of manufacture:  wk 25 year 1980
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Italy
Precision:   Integrated circuits:  TMC0273, TMC0355 (CD2601)
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

This LETTERlogic sold in the United Kingdom is an interseting combination:

The design is borrowed from the German LETTERlogic
The keyplate and the electronic inside are borrowed from the original Mr. Challenger

Letterlogic_UK_PCB.jpg (83289 Byte)The printed circuit boards (PCB's) of the three versions are almost identical and share the TMC0273 microcontroller and the TMC0355 128kBit ROM with the Speech data. The different language of the three games is coded in these ROM's:

CD2601: Mr. Challenger, LETTERlogic (UK)
CD2603: LETTERlogic (France)
CD2604: LETTERlogic (Germany)

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Joerg Woerner, May 6, 2007. No reprints without written permission.