DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
The Educator® GALACTIC 40SX
|Date of introduction:||1993||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||10 (6 + 2)|
|Size:||4.5" x 7.2" x 0.35"|
|Weight:||5.0 ounces||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||n.a.||Date of manufacture:|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||China|
|Precision:||12||Integrated circuits:||Toshiba T6A59|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
The California based company Stokes Publishing Company, Inc. distributes under the label "The Educator" calculators optimized for teaching purposes. William T. Stokes filed already July 30, 1991 the US Patent Application U.S. Pat. No. 5,035,502 with the title "Transparent calculator for overhead projection".
Both the keyboard and the display are made from translucent glass and plastics. Using a simple overhead projector the teacher could demonstrate easily the function of a calculator.
The Galaxy 40sx introduced by Texas
Instruments in the year 1991 developed itself to a very successful school
calculator. The one to one replacement from Stokes Publishing Company is this
GALACTIC 40SX overhead calculator.
Overhead™ Calculator is a trademark of Stokes Publishing Company, Inc.
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.