DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI Money Manager
|Date of introduction:||1977||Display technology:||LED-stick|
|New price:||Display size:||8 (5 + 2)|
|Size:|| 5.8" x 3.1" x
148 x 78 x 36 mm3
|Weight:||4.0 ounces, 114 grams||Serial No:||54501|
|Batteries:||9-Volt or RK1||Date of manufacture:||wk 42 year 1978|
|AC-Adapter:||AC9132||Origin of manufacture:||Brazil|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Ken Meine|
Money Manager manufactured in Brazil looks
different from the US version! You'll notice immediately the brown housing from
the "The MBA" instead the black housing from the
The backside of the calculator states in proud letters "Made in Brasil" and the manufacturer is given with Texas Instrumentos Eletrônicos do Brasil Ltda. - Campinas. Later Texas Instruments calculators sold in Brazil like the SR-40 LCD were assembled by Indústrias Gerais da Amazonia S.A..
Dismantling the Money Manager reveals a well known internal construction but the single-chip calculator circuits sports a very uncommon designation JP0982. It is probably identical with the TMC0982 found in the US built Money Manager.
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© Joerg Woerner, September 9, 2008. No reprints without written permission.