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Texas Instruments TI-68

Date of introduction:  1998 Display technology:  LCD dot matrix
New price:   Display size:  12 (8+2)
Size:  5.9" x 2.9" x 0.6"
 150 x 74 x 15 mm≥
   
Weight:  3.3 ounces, 93 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  CR2032 Date of manufacture:  mth 09 year 1999
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China
Precision:  13 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T9948A
Memories:  0-55    
Program steps:  440-0 Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manual:   (US: 0.3 MByte)

TI-68_CMP.jpg (105119 Byte)The production of the original TI-68 - introduced 1989 - was shifted in the year 1995 to Malaysia and later to China.

You'll notice small changes in the design of the calculator, e.g. position of the logos and size of the letters on the keys.
Digging deeper into the differences reveals some other - minor - changes:

TI-68_2_Bat.jpg (25097 Byte)TI-68_2_Mask.jpg (40510 Byte)The plastic bezel around the display looks much cheaper and the screws around the battery compartment found their way back to the calculator.

 

The financial sibbling of the TI-68, the BA II PLUS received the same changes. You get a picture of both models here.

Missing your TI-68? Missing your TI-68? Think about the TI-30X Pro MultiView introduced in 2010 and its twin TI-36X Pro.

 



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© Joerg Woerner, December 5, 2001. No reprints without written permission.