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Texas Instruments PS-2100

Date of introduction:  1992 Display technology:  LCD 
New price:   Display size:  12 char + 12 digits 
Size:  3.4" x 2.1" x 0.2"
 86 x 54 x 5 mm3
   
Weight:  0.8 ounces, 24 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  CR2025 Date of manufacture:  mth 06 year 1993
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China (N)
Precision:  10 Integrated circuits:  single-chip CPU
Memories:  2kB RAM    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manuals:   (US: 2.9 MByte)
  (DE: 1.0 MByte)

PS-2100_BL_P1.jpg (311092 Byte)The PS-2100 Databank stores 125 names and numbers in a credit card sized housing. 

The PS-2100 Databank features 4 useful functions:

The Telephone Directory stores names and telephone numbers
The Scheduler stores appointments, meeting times and reminders
A flexible clock with 12-hour AM/PM or 24-hour time showing day of week
A calculator with 10-digits display capacity

PS-2100_BL_DISP.jpg (113272 Byte)The display of the PS-2100 consists of one line for alphanumeric characters and one line supporting only numbers. The PS-2400 packaged the same specifications in a conventional housing with a "qwerty" standard keyboard layout. The later PS-3010 combined the size of a credit card with a full keyboard. 

PS-2100_BL_Back.jpg (83544 Byte)The featured PS-2100 Databank was manufactured in June 1993 by Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. in China. Don't miss the inside-view of a disassembled and finally destroyed PS-2100.

The related IS-2100 PhoneBook combines the PS-2100 with a small booklet.

An orange edition of the PS-2100 was sold in Europe while the PS-9250 combines the PS-2100 Databank with the Day Runner memo size refills in a small book.

The PS-2100 traces back to the TI-2100 Pocket Info introduced in 1987. 



The PS-2100 is featured in the Texas Instruments Incorporated sales catalog CL-1233 dated 1994.

 

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Joerg Woerner, August 11, 2009. No reprints without written permission.