DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
The Educator® TI-Collège Plus
|Date of introduction:||May 2008||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||$110||Display size:|| 4 * 16 characters
(5 * 19 for menus)
|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 2008|
|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-Collège Plus introduced by Texas Instruments early in 2008 developed itself to a very successful school calculators. The one to one replacement from Stokes Publishing Company is this TI-Collège Plus 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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