Texas Instruments TI-34

Date of introduction:  1989 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  10 + 2
Size:  5.6" x 2.8" x 0.45"    
Weight:  2.4 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  mth 09 year 1989
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan (I)
Precision:  12 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T7988
Memories:  1    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manual:   (US: 5.9 MByte)

This TI-34 with the blue function keys looks more serious compared to the original TI-34 introduced two years earlier. Production of the TI-34 was later shifted to Malaysia. You could recognize these calculators easily due to the smaller solar cells. Compare it here.

TI-34_I0989_PCB.jpg (109972 Byte)Dismantling the second version of the TI-34, still manufactured by Inventec Corporation in Taiwan reveals a more or less unchanged design.

Another few years later the TI-34 got a more stylish housing.

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Joerg Woerner, February 23, 2002. No reprints without written permission.