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Texas Instruments TI-52 SOLAR    

Date of introduction:  1986 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  10 + 2
Size:  3.5" x 6.0" x 0.70"
 88 x 153 x 18 mm3
   
Weight:  4.0 ounces, 111 grams Serial No:  186761
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  mth 02 year 1988
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Japan (T)
Precision:  12 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T7768
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manual, Addendum: (DE, FR: 11.8 MBytes)
(EU: 0.9 MBytes)

This TI-52 SOLAR calculator sold in Europe is identical to the TI-37 Galaxy Solar known from other markets.

Dismantling this TI-52 SOLAR manufactured in February 1988 by Toshiba in Japan reveals a very clean design centered around a T7768 single-chip calculator circuit.

The TI-52 introduced in the same year operates on batteries instead the solar cells.

 



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Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.