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Texas Instruments Discovery Depot
|Date of introduction:||1994||Display technology:|
|New price:||Display size:||n.a.|
|Size:||13.0" x 12.0" x 4.7"|
|Weight:||2 pounds 6 ounces||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||4*C cells||Date of manufacture:||year 1994|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||Singapore|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
|Download manual:||(US: 1.2 MByte)|
The Discovery Depot is another wonderful toy with lots of activities for the youngsters.
attraction is the moving train in the center of the game. Pushing the yellow
throttle makes the train moving. The other activities include (clockwise from
|Shatterproof mirror - "Peek-A-Boo. I see you."|
|Friendly conductor - "I'm the conductor. Tickets, please."|
|Yellow whistle - Sounds like a train whistle.|
|Shapes - "Circle, Square, Triangle."|
|Red note - Plays 6 different songs.|
|Blue bell - "Ring-a-ling!"|
a technical point of view the Discovery Depot is unique
within TI's speech products. In addition to the common TSP50C14
integrated speech synthesizer based on the
& Spell developed more than 15 years before it adds a motor to move the
The toy is intended for toddlers ages 9 to 36 month. Other toys for toddlers are the Listen & Learn, Magic Clown, Magic Sorter, My Own Playphone, Peek-A-Boo Zoo and the Talking Storytime Sorter.
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© Joerg Woerner, November 14, 2003. No reprints without written permission.