DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments BA-II (Italy)
|Date of introduction:||1985||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:||Display size:||8 (5 + 2)|
|Size:|| 5.3" x 2.8" x 0.45"
135 x 70 x 11 mm3
|Weight:||2.3 ounces, 64 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||2*LR44||Date of manufacture:||wk 48 year 1989|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Italy|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
The production of the original BA-II was shifted in 1985 from Taiwan to Italy and USA but the overall appearance kept very similar.
Main difference between
the two known BA-II models is the internal construction using a flexible printed
circuit board (PCB) instead the rigid type. As a result we notice a slightly
shifted position of the display frame and a small reduction in weight of the
A similar calculator pair could be found with the TI-30 III (Taiwan) and TI-35 II (USA and Italy).
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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.