DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments MASTER LIBRARY-01 Solid State Software Module (DVT)
|Date of introduction:|| Never
(Announced: May 1982)
|New price:||MSRP: $40.00||Display size:|
|Size:|| 1.3" x 1.25" x 0.55"
33 x 32 x 14 mm3
|Weight:||0.25 ounces, 7 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||n.a.||Date of manufacture:||wk 39 year 1981|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||USA (ATA)|
|Precision:||Integrated circuits:||TP532 (CD5403)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
The MASTER LIBRARY-01 Solid State Software Module was developed by Texas Instruments for its TI-88 Programmable calculator system and included with the calculator.
This SSSM was included with an early TI-88
DVT (Design Validation Test) and sports no label.
Dismantling a Solid State Software Module included with a later TI-88 PVT (Production Validation Test) and manufactured in August 1982 by Texas Instruments in their Abilene, Texas facility, reveals a printed circuit board (PCB) to accommodate up to two TP530 Memory Chips. The PCB is populated with one TP532 Read Only memory (ROM) with Custom Software CD5403.
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© Joerg Woerner, October 8, 2019. No reprints without written permission.