DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
The Educator® TI-15
|Date of introduction:||2001||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||$90||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|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
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
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-15 introduced by Texas Instruments in the year 2000 developed itself to a very successful school calculator. The one to one replacement from Stokes Publishing Company is this TI-15 Overhead calculator.
internal construction of the Stokes 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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© Joerg Woerner, October 13, 2002. No reprints without written permission.