TI-5038 Paper Free Printer

 

The TI-5038 continued a revolutionary concept introduced already in the year 1987: The TI-2800 Paperless Printer! The calculator works like the known printing desktops e.g. the TI-5130. All calculations are done on the main display. Instead the usual printout on a paper the results are scrolled through a secondary display with 6 lines. A maximum of 99 lines could be stored and scrolled up and down with the arrow keys.

The Texas Instruments TI-5038 PAPER-FREE PRINTER is an arithmetic calculator with 8 digits precision and algebraic logic. It has 10 functions, 28 keys and an LCD (liquid crystal) display. The power source is 3xAA batteries. The calculator was manufactured in Taiwan.

Type Arithmetic
Functions 10
Keys 28
Precision 8
Logic Algebraic
Display type LCD
Length 191 mm
Width 196 mm
Thickness 81 mm
Power Source 3xAA
Country Taiwan but was shifted to Malaysia about 1992.
Year introduced 1988
Year discontinued 1989

Our calculator was kindly donated by Julian Bryant

 

Manufacturer: Texas Instruments
Date: 1988

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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH22004. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

TI-5038 Paper Free Printer


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