Texas Instruments TI-57 II

Date of introduction:  1986 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8 + 2
Size:  5.8" x 2.8" x 0.85"
 147 x 72 x 22 mm3
Weight:  3.0 ounces, 84 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  2*LR44 Date of manufacture:  wk 12 year 1987
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Italy
Precision:  11 Integrated circuits:  CD4555, CD4572
Memories:  1-7    
Program steps:  48-0 Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner
    Download manual:   (IT: 10.6 MByte)
  (GB: 9.6 MByte)

In the year 1986 the design of the 2nd generation slanted calculators was slightly changed:

The TI logo moved from bottom left to the top right of the calculator

Compare this TI-57 II with its predecessor here.

We know from other TI consumer products like the entire Speak & Spell line a similar movement in the corporate identity during the year 1986.

TI-55-III_Switch.jpg (21749 Byte)Between 1985 and 1986 Texas Instruments created an amazing number of different designs in the "Second Generation - Slanted LCD" calculator series just by moving production to far-east contract manufacturers, fetching manufacturing back to their own facilities and revising the design. Please click on the picture at the right as a switchboard to all known versions of the Second Generation Slanted LCD calculators.



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