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 1.4"
 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
Precision:   Integrated circuits:  JP0982
Logic:  AOS - 4 Pending Operations, 15 ()    
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Ken Meine

This 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 TI-30.

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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