The Educator® TI-10

Date of introduction:  2003 Display technology:  LCD
New price:  $85 Display size:  11 +11 characters
Size:  8.3" x 4.2" x 0.40"
 210 x 107 x 10 mm3
Weight:  5.9 ounces, 170 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  CR2032 Date of manufacture:  year 2006
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China
Precision:  13 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

TI-10_1.jpg (289545 Byte)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".

TI-10_Back.jpg (360536 Byte)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 TI-10 introduced by Texas Instruments in 2002 developed itself to a very successful school calculator. The one to one replacement from Stokes Publishing Company is this TI-15 Overhead calculator.

TI-10_PCB.jpg (474568 Byte)The internal construction of the Educator TI-10 calculator looks very robust. Both the display and the keyboard make use of support frames. The connectors to the printed circuit board and a lot of screws to make it shock resistant.

Overhead™ Calculator is a trademark of Stokes Publishing Company, Inc.

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