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Texas Instruments PS-6200

Date of introduction:  1991 Display technology:  LCD dot matrix
New price:   Display size:  3 lines by 18 char 
Size:  2.5" x 5.8" x 0.7"
 63 x 147 x 18 mm3 
   
Weight:  6.1 ounces, 172 grams Serial No:  000133
Batteries:  2*CR2025 + CR2016 Date of manufacture:  mth 08 year 1991
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan (I)
Precision:  10 Integrated circuits:  CPU: Toshiba TMP0210F-5112
 RAM: Sharp LH52250
 Display: Toshiba T6A21 
Memories:  32kB RAM    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manual:   (US: 6.7 MBytes)

The PS-6200 started already in 1991 a series of Organizers leading to products like the PS-6700 and terminated with the PocketMate 300 only 9 years later.

The PS-6200 organizer keeps three main types of information:

Reminders with unlimited alarms
Addresses with a capacity of roughly 1500 entries
Notes sharing the same 32k Byte memory like the addresses

In addition to the basic Organizer function you'll discover:

A flexible clock with 12-hour AM/PM or 24-hour time
A calculator with 10-digits display capacity
World time of 23 cities in all 24 time zones 
A backup battery
A transfer cable to connect two PS-6200 Organizers

PS-6200_2.jpg (25168 Byte)The display of the PS-6200 is very useful supporting 3 lines by 18 characters. About one year after the introduction of the PS-6200 the powerful PS-6600 Organizer appeared. The display was enhanced to 6 lines by 32 characters and the internal memory doubled. 

The design of the PS-6200 Organizer was changed in 1992, don't miss the revised PS-6200. Texas Instruments had to change the product name slightly for the Europea maket, don't miss the PS-6200 Organiser. Fellow collector Michel Zwawiak provided us in March 2011 a PS-6200 Organizer in a completely different design. Thanks!

PS-6200_1.jpg (189416 Byte)The PS-6200 seems to be an OEM-product, the same electronics was found in the Canon DM-4000 Organizer. The picture on the right gives you the PS-6200 assembled in Taiwan on top, the Canon DM-4000 was assembled 4 years later in Malaysia.

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If you have additions to the above article please email: joerg@datamath.org.

Joerg Woerner, January 17, 2002. No reprints without written permission.