DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-70 Clock
|Date of introduction:||1974||Display technology:||LED|
|New price:||Display size:||4|
|Size:||6.1" x 3.4" x 1.1"|
|Weight:||5.5 ounces||Serial No:||A70-1003668|
|Batteries:||Date of manufacture:||wk 36 year 1974|
|AC-Adapter:||110 V||Origin of manufacture:||USA|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
TI-70 electronic digital clock with its bright LED-display was introduced by
Texas Instruments together with its sibbling TI-71
already in 1974. While the TI-71 sports an alarm function, is the TI-70 a bare
Both digital clocks rely on a pre-programmed TMS1000 series 4-bit microcontroller known from calculators like the SR-16.
Texas Instruments sold the TMS1000 familiy into different applications:
The TMS1117 is a microwave oven controller that's also useful as an industrial timer. And the TMS1018 is a number cruncher.
In one product Texas Instruments used a clock chip from their competitiors, read more about the TI-3510.
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