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Texas Instruments TI-32 SOLAR

Date of introduction:  1988 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  10 (8 + 2)
Size:  5.6" x 2.9" x 0.40"
 143 x 73 x 10 mm3
   
Weight:  2.5 ounces, 70 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  mth 12 year 1988
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan
Precision:  11 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The TI-32 SOLAR is a unique calculator with respect to both its functionality and design. The keyboard layout looks at first glance very similiar to the TI-32 or even the TI-31 Solar, but it added e.g. binary calculations known from the TI-34. The design itself with the orange colored hinges for the tiltable display was a flash in the pan! Compare it with the rare TI-607 introduced in 1989.

Dismantling this TI-32 SOLAR manufactured in December 1988 in Taiwan reveals neither its manufacturer nor its calculator brain.

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Joerg Woerner, September 20, 2002. No reprints without written permission.