Texas Instruments Little Professor (1982)

Date of introduction:  1982 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  5.3" x 3.3" x 1.3"    
Weight:  3.5 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  2*AA Date of manufacture:  wk 48 year 1983
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  USA
Precision:   Integrated circuits:  TP0456/CD4570
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manual:   (US: 1.1M Bytes)

Prof_USA1982_P1.jpg (82256 Byte)Compared with the early Little Professor with the LED display this one uses a LCD to ask the child one of thousands pre-programmed math questions. 

Prof_82_PCB.jpg (51265 Byte)From the technology this Little Professor from 1982 is similar to the TI-35 calculator of the same time frame but uses a membrane keyboard. In the United Kingdom a version with traditional keyboard appeared, view it here.

This Little Professor manufactured 1982 looks very similar to the version Little Professor (1985) with a black-red background.

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