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Texas Instruments TI-2100 Pocket Info

Date of introduction:  1990 Display technology:  LCD 
New price:   Display size:  8 char + 12 digits 
Size:  2.6" x 4.2" x 0.4"    
Weight:  1.8 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  CR2016 Date of manufacture:  mth 12 year 1990
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan
Precision:  10 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T9976
Memories:      
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The TI-2100 Pocket Info carries still the leading "TI-xxxx" characters. Later products got the "PS-xxxx" to indicate the "Pocket Solutions" marketing idea.

This Databank stores 55 names and numbers in a credit card sized housing. 

The TI-2100 roots back to the TI-2700 Mini Data Bank introduced in the year 1987 and was followed by the PS-2100.

TI-2100_PCB.jpg (67609 Byte)The internal construction of the TI-2100 is very similar to the TI-2400 Phone Bank.

Texas Instruments launched in 1987 a very innovative product line with the TI-2400 Phone Bank, TI-2600 Personal Banker, TI-2700 Mini Data Bank, and TI-2800 Paperless Printer followed till 1990 with the TI-2100 Pocket Info, TI-2900 Info Bank, TI-3100 Pocket Dialer, TI-3200 Pro Dialer, and TI-3400 Europa.

If you know the history of Texas Instruments it seems to commemorate the introduction of the TI-2500 Datamath a quarter century ago.


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

Joerg Woerner, September 19, 2002. No reprints without written permission.