Texas Instruments Math Star

Date of introduction:  1986 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8 alphanumeric
Size:  8.5" x 7.1" x 1.8"    
Weight:  11 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  2*AA  Date of manufacture:  wk 01 year 1988
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  USA
Precision:   Integrated circuits:  TP0456/CD4616
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

This educational toy for youngsters replaced the Math Marvel. The Math Star is preprogrammed to teach the basic four mathematic functions through different games. 

This educational toy was rated by Texas Instruments for childrens aged between 6 and 11 years.

The Math Star shared the housing with the Spelling B teaching word games.

In the United Kingdom the game was sold as Maths Star, in Germany as Mathe-Star, in Italian it was labelled Pitagora and France knows the Les Nombres Magiques.

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Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.