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Texas Instruments Fonillo Suonaparla

Date of introduction:  1986 Display technology:  
New price:   Display size:  n.a.
Size:  9.2" x 11.2" x 1.3"     
Weight:  17 ounces Serial No:  348A
Batteries:  4*AA cells Date of manufacture:  mth 07 year 1987
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Italy
Precision:   Integrated circuits:  TMP50C40 (CM54169),
 CF60034
Memories:      
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

This funny synthesizer based product from Texas Instruments generates a lot of different sounds and stores them into internal memory. 

GrilloFonillo_PCB.jpg (56318 Byte)Compared with earlier products of the Speak & line this one uses a quite simple technology. 

This educational toy is very similar to the Speak & Music but uses an Italian speaking language.

The Dotto Conta-Parla was distributed in the 80s like some other Texas Instruments products by Clementoni



If you have additions to the above article please email: joerg@datamath.org.

Joerg Woerner, March 16, 2004. No reprints without written permission.