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Texas Instruments LOGpit (2nd version)

Date of introduction:  1982 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8
Size:  5.3" x 2.9" x 0.90"    
Weight:  6.0 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  2*AA Date of manufacture:  wk 19 year 1982
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Italy
Precision:   Integrated circuits:  CD4564
Memories:      
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Dirk Bergmann
    Download manual:   (UDE: 3.2 MByte)

Logpit_R2.jpg (3241 Byte)The French car maker Renault sold in the year 1982 this LOGpit car calculator. If you compare it with the original design of the LOGpit you'll notice the slightly changed coloration of the TEXAS INSTRUMENTS logo. 

Logpit_R1.jpg (14825 Byte)The housing of the LOGpit was similar to the TI-30 LCD with it's huge battery compartment but added a small buzzer for the timer-alarm. 

The LOGpit could be called a rare calculator, only about 10,000 - 20,000 pieces were manufactured between 1981 and 1983.



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Joerg Woerner, September 29, 2002. No reprints without written permission.