TI-58 Programmable Calculator

 Home > Browse Our Collection > Calculators > Electronic Calculators > TI-58 Programmable Calculator

The TI-58 was a more basic version of the TI-59, both of which were released in May 1977. The TI-58 retailed at £99.95 compared to £249.95 for the TI-59.

They both contained new technology trademarked by Texas Instruments as Solid State Software, providing you with complete, pre-written problem solving libraries in plug-in modules. The Master Library module contained 25 useful programmes. You were also able to key in your own programmes and store the data, using up to 480 programme steps or up to 60 memories, and use the Master Library programmes as subroutines. Optional plug-in modules were available to convert your calculator into a specialised problem solver in areas such as applied statistics, surveying, aviation and navigation.

The TI-58 did not contain as many programme steps, memories, or the magnetic card capability that the TI-59 had.

Display technology: LED-stick
Display size: 10 (8 + 2)
Size: 6.4" x 3.2" x 1.5"  162 x 81 x 37 mm  
Weight: 8.5 ounces, 240 grams
Integrated circuits:  TMC0501E, TMC0591, CD2400, CD2401 TMC0573, TC5047

Serial No: 2153206 4078ACH

Manufacturer: Texas Instruments
Date: 1977

Other Systems Related To TI-58 Programmable Calculator:

Item Manufacturer Date
TI Europa 10 Texas Instruments Unknown
TI-2500 Datamath calculator Texas Instruments 1972
TI SR-10 Electronic Sliderule Texas Instruments 1973
TI SR-10 Electronic Sliderule Texas Instruments 1973
TI-SR-50 scientific pocket calculator Texas Instruments 1973
TI-2550 Memory Calculator (1st Design) Texas Instruments 1974
TI-2500 B Datamath calculator Texas Instruments 1974
TI-2550 II Texas Instruments 1975
TI-SR-51A Version 1 Texas Instruments June 1975
TI-SR-51-II. Advanced professional electronic calculator Texas Instruments 1976
TI-56 Programmable Calculator Texas Instruments May 1976
TI-1650 Programmable Calculator Texas Instruments 1977
TI-30 Scientific Calculator Texas Instruments January 1977
Texas Instruments TI-59 Texas Instruments May 1977
TI-57 Programmable Calculator Texas Instruments May 1977
TI-42 MBA Electronic Calculator Texas Instruments August 1977
TI-45 Scientific Calculator Texas Instruments 1978
TI-33 Electronic Calculator Texas Instruments 1978
TI 2550-IV TI-2550-IV Arithmetic Calculator Texas Instruments 1978
Casio fx-140 calculator Texas Instruments 1978
TI-58C Programmable Calculator Texas Instruments 1979
TI-35 Scientific Calculator Texas Instruments 1979
TI LCD Programmer 1981 Texas Instruments 1982
Little Professor 26-82-RC1 Texas Instruments 1985
TI-74 Basicalc Texas Instruments 1985
TI-5038 Paper Free Printer Texas Instruments 1988
TI-81 Programmable Calculator Texas Instruments 1990
TI-92 Graphing Calculator Texas Instruments 1995
TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator Texas Instruments July 2008

This exhibit has a reference ID of CH35831. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.


TI-58 Programmable Calculator

Click on the Image(s) For Detail

Help support the museum by buying from the museum shop

View all items

Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
Heritage Lottery Funded
Heritage Lottery Fund
Accredited Museum