Texas Instruments TI-73 ViewScreen™ (Engineering Sample)

Date of introduction:  1998 Display technology:  LCD dot matrix
New price:  $150.00 (SRP 2008) Display size:  8 * 16 characters
Size:  7.2" x 3.2" x 0.95"
 182 x 81 x 24 mm3
Weight:  6.6 ounces, 186 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  4*AAA + CR1620 (35mA) Date of manufacture:  
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan (I)
Precision:  14 Integrated circuits:  CPU: Zilog Z84C0008
 ASIC: TI REF 9815455
 Flash: AM29F400
 RAM: SRM2B256
 Display: Toshiba T6A04
Program steps:  25k Bytes, 64k Bytes Flash-ROM Courtesy of:  Xavier Andréani

This TI-73 ViewScreen Calculator (VSC) Prototype carries on the backside a label "Engineering Sample" but is otherwise identical with the TI-73 VSC.


1.60 (December 16, 2001)

You can check the ROM version of your TI-73 VSC using the following key sequence and reading the number on your screen:

[2nd] [MEM] [1]

Information provided by and Xavier Andréani.

Exam acceptance:

The TI-73 VSC is permitted (as of May 30, 2013) for use on SAT, ACT, PSAT and AP exams but is not recommended for the AP exam.

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