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Texas Instruments PS-6600 Organiser (Europe Version)

Date of introduction:  1992 Display technology:  LCD dot matrix
New price:   Display size:  6 lines by 32 char 
Size:  3.3" x 6.0" x 0.8"    
Weight:  9.4 ounces Serial No:  006410
Batteries:  2*AAA + CR2016 Date of manufacture:  mth 12 year 1991
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan
Precision:  10 Integrated circuits:  CPU: Toshiba T6A43
 ROM: Toshiba TC54101x
 RAM: 2*LR52256
 Display: Toshiba T7900, 2*T7778A
Memories:  64kB RAM    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manual:   (US: 6.5 MByte)

The PS-6600 Organiser continued the approach started with the PS-6200 Organizer and leading to products like the PS-6700 before ending with the PocketMate 300 in the year 1999. In the United States an almost identical product was sold as Organizer.

The PS-6600 Organiser keeps three main types of information:  

Reminders with unlimited alarms
Addresses with a capacity of roughly 3000 entries
Notes sharing the same 64k 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 calendar from January 1901 to December 2099.
A calculator with 10-digits display capacity and 
    52 different currency and metric conversions
World time of 23 cities in all 24 time zones 
A backup battery
A transfer cable to connect two Organizers
An optional connection between the Organizer an a IBM-compatible PC

PS-6600_1.jpg (33064 Byte)The display of the PS-6200 is very useful supporting 6 lines by 32 characters. 

The direct successor of the PS-6600 could be found with the PS-6700 and the enhanced sibbling PS-6800. In 1994 the design of the PS-6600 was slightly changed. 

Don't miss the TI-81 graphing calculator using almost identical hardware!



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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.