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Texas Instruments PS-6200
|Date of introduction:||1992||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:||001658|
|Batteries:||2*CR2025 + CR2016||Date of manufacture:||mth 05 year 1993|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Malaysia (I)|
|Precision:||10||Integrated circuits:|| CPU: Toshiba TMP0210F-5112
RAM: Sharp LH52250
Display: Toshiba T6A21
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
|Download manual:||(US: 6.7 MByte)|
Instruments entered already in 1991 with the PS-6200
the market of Personal Organizers. The design of the PS-6200 was changed in 1992
slightly, please focus on the position of the Texas Instruments logo above the
Dismantling this PS-6200 manufactured in 1993 by Inventec Corporation in Malaysia reveals no surprises.
The printed circuit board (PCB) sports a very clean layout and we identify the major components immediately.
The hardware of this OEM product - an identical product was sold as Canon DM-4000 - is centered around a Toshiba TMP0210F Application Specific CPU based on the 8-bit Z80 core.
The data memory of the PS-6200 is specified with 32k Bytes and we located in this PS-6200 manufactured in May 1993 a Sharp LH52250 chip.
The display of the PS-6200 sports 3 lines with 18 characters, each (using a very compact 5*5 pixel font) plus some fifteen discrete identicators. The driver electronics for the display is based on a Toshiba T6A21 single-chip solution.
The direct successor of the PS-6200 could be found with the PS-6300.
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© Joerg Woerner, October 30, 2009. No reprints without written permission.