Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments was founded by Cecil H. Green, J. Erik Jonsson, Eugene McDermott, and Patrick E. Haggerty in 1951. McDermott was one of the original founders of Geophysical Service in 1930. McDermott, Green, and Jonsson were GSI employees who purchased the company in 1941 on the day before Pearl Harbor was attacked.

Timeline for Texas Instruments :

Date Event
8 Nov 1923 Integrated Circuit Co-Inventor Jack Kilby is Born
12 Sep 1958 Jack Kilby created the first integrated circuit
1966 The hand-held pocket calculator was invented at Texas Instruments in 1966
1972 Clive Sinclair introduces the first pocket calculator
13 Jan 1972 ASC developed by Texas Instruments
30 Nov 1972 Texas Instruments's ASC
1 Apr 1976 Calculator market expands
1978 Texas Instruments introduced Speak & Spell
Jun 1980 News Article : Home computer which talks
Feb 1981 News Article : Better odds for bookies
May 1981 News Article : Texas 16-bit TMS-9995 wins added operation speed
Jun 1981 Texas Instruments release the TI99/4A in the USA
Aug 1981 News Article : Programmability is key to Texas chips' success
Oct 1981 News Article : Big RAMs from Texas
Feb 1982 News Article : Texas 16-bit micro to hit desk-top market
Apr 1982 News Article : Composing oneself with Music Maker
27 Jan 1983 News Article : Tl aims product at Sinclair computers
Apr 1983 News Article : Three from Texas
May 1983 News Article : Texas TI-99/4a Scrabble Pack
May 1983 News Article : Take-away from Texas Instruments
May 1983 News Article : Texas Instruments TI-99/2
27 Oct 1983 News Article : No New Texas Machine


Hardware Products

Texas Instruments PHROM Emulator Board

Texas Instruments PHROM Emulator Board
Unknown
This is the original board used by Acorn to develop the Kenneth Kendal speech ROM for use with the BBC Micro.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral

Texas Instruments TM 990 / U89

Texas Instruments TM 990 / U89
Unknown
This may look like a calculator - the keyboard is from a TI-59 calculator - but it's a training system for the TMS 9980A processor.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Computer

TI-99/4A Speech Synthesizer

TI-99/4A Speech Synthesizer
Unknown
This highly popular plug-in speech synthesizer module was available for the TI-99/4 and 4A.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral

TI-2500 Datamath calculator

TI-2500 Datamath calculator
1972
The famous TI-2500 Datamath calculator was first announced in April 1972 with a suggested retail price (SRP) of $149.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI SR-10 Electronic Sliderule

TI SR-10 Electronic Sliderule
1973
Distinctive features: The first of a line of Texas Instruments "Slide Rule" models.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI SR-10 Electronic Sliderule

TI SR-10 Electronic Sliderule
1973
Distinctive features: The first of a line of Texas Instruments "Slide Rule" models.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-SR-50 scientific pocket calculator

TI-SR-50 scientific pocket calculator
1973
The SR-50 was Texas Instruments' first scientific pocket calculator with trigonometric and logarithm functions.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-2550 Memory Calculator (1st Design)

TI-2550 Memory Calculator (1st Design)
1974
Size (approx):80mm (max) x 164mm x 45mm (max) (w,h,d)Weight 212g excluding batteries.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

Texas Instruments TI-990 Computer System

Texas Instruments TI-990 Computer System
1975
The TI-990 was a series of 16-bit minicomputers sold by Texas Instruments (TI) in the 1970s and 1980s.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Computer

TI Silent 700 ASR Data Terminal

TI Silent 700 ASR Data Terminal
1975
The Silent 700 was a line of computer terminals manufactured by Texas Instruments in the 1970s and 1980s.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral

TI 979A Model 979A Magnetic Tape System

TI 979A Model 979A Magnetic Tape System
1975
This was supplied with our rack mounted TI 990 computer system operating at 800 bpi.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral

TI Model 911 Video Display Terminal

TI Model 911 Video Display Terminal
1975
TI Model 990 Computer Model 911 Video Display Terminal together with a complete rack mounted TI 990 system was very kindly donated by Diana Blanden...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral

TI-990 Prom Programmer

TI-990 Prom Programmer
1975
Metal case and internal electrics for this device, the front panel is missing.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral

TI-2550 II

TI-2550 II
1975
Texas Instruments (also known by its initials: TI), is a US company with its headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-SR-51A Version 1

TI-SR-51A Version 1
June 1975
Texas Instruments SR-51A Version 1 The SR-51A was introduced shortly after the SR-51 to reduce manufacturing costs.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-SR-51-II. Advanced professional electronic calculator

TI-SR-51-II. Advanced professional electronic calculator
1976
The SR-50 was Texas Instruments' first scientific pocket calculator with trigonometric and logarithm functions.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-56 Programmable Calculator

TI-56 Programmable Calculator
May 1976
According to Texas Instruments the SR-56 was introduced May 21, 1976 The SR-56 uses like the SR-50, SR-51 and SR-52 the TMC0501 scalable calculator architecture.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-1650 Programmable Calculator

TI-1650 Programmable Calculator
1977
The Texas Instruments TI-1650 is an arithmetic calculator with 8 digits precision and algebraic logic.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-58 Programmable Calculator

TI-58 Programmable Calculator
1977
The TI-58 was a more basic version of the TI-59, both of which were released in May 1977.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-30 Scientific Calculator

TI-30 Scientific Calculator
January 1977
The TI-30 was a scientific calculator manufactured by Texas Instruments, the first model of which was introduced in 1976.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

Texas Instruments TI-59

Texas Instruments TI-59
May 1977
The Texas Instruments TI-59 is an early programmable calculator released in 1977.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-42 MBA Electronic Calculator

TI-42 MBA Electronic Calculator
August 1977
The relation between a SR-40 and the TI-55 could easily be found with the Business Analyst and The MBA.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-45 Scientific Calculator

TI-45 Scientific Calculator
1978
Scientific model with a fluorescent display; similar in styling to the TI 30.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-33 Electronic Calculator

TI-33 Electronic Calculator
1978
Size (approx): 80mm (max) x 145mm x 35mm (max) (w,h,d)Weight 108g excluding batteriesPower: 9.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI 2550-IV TI-2550-IV Arithmetic Calculator

TI 2550-IV TI-2550-IV Arithmetic Calculator
1978
The Texas Instruments TI 2550-IV TI-2550-IV is an arithmetic calculator with 8 digits precision and algebraic logic.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

Casio fx-140 calculator

Casio fx-140 calculator
1978
The Casio company takes its name from its founder, Tadao Kashio, who established a small mechanical manufacturing business in Tokyo in 1946.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-58C Programmable Calculator

TI-58C Programmable Calculator
1979
The TI-58 (May 1977), and later TI-58C (1979), were cut down versions of the TI-59, lacking the magnetic card reader and having half the memory, but otherwise identical.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-35 Scientific Calculator

TI-35 Scientific Calculator
1979
Texas Instruments TI-35 was a series of scientific calculators by Texas Instruments.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

Texas Instruments - TI-99/4

Texas Instruments - TI-99/4
1979
The Texas Instruments TI-99/4 is considered by some as the world's first 16-bit home computer.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Computer

Texas Instruments - TI-99/4A

Texas Instruments - TI-99/4A
1st June 1981
The Texas Instrument TI-99/4 was the world's first 16-bit home computer.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Computer

TI-99/4 Joysticks

TI-99/4 Joysticks
4th June 1981
A pair of joysticks for the TI-99/4.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral

TI LCD Programmer 1981

TI LCD Programmer 1981
1982
The TI LCD Programmer is a very unusual calculator doing math not only on the base-10 system like our natural life but on base-8 and base-16, too.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

Texas Instruments TM 990 / 189

Texas Instruments TM 990 / 189
March 1982
This may look like a calculator - the keyboard is from a TI-59 calculator - but it's a training system for the TMS 9980A processor.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Computer

TI Program Recorder PHP 2700u

TI Program Recorder PHP 2700u
1983
The PHP2700u is a data recorder for the Texas Instruments TI-99/4a computer.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral

Little Professor 26-82-RC1

Little Professor 26-82-RC1
1985
The Little Professor is a backwards calculator designed for children ages 5 to 9.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-74 Basicalc

TI-74 Basicalc
1986
The Texas Instruments TI-74 Basicalc is a programmable calculator, which was released in 1985 to replace the Texas Instruments Compact Computer 40.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI-5038 Paper Free Printer

TI-5038 Paper Free Printer
1988
The TI-5038 continued a revolutionary concept introduced already in the year 1987: The TI-2800 Paperless Printer!

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

Texas Instruments TravelMate 4000E

Texas Instruments TravelMate 4000E
March 1994
Texas Instruments made a line of laptops called "Travel Mate.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Computer

TI-92 Graphing Calculator

TI-92 Graphing Calculator
1995
The TI-92 series of graphing calculators are a line of calculators produced by Texas Instruments.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

TI PS6560i Personal Organiser

TI PS6560i Personal Organiser
May 1996
Date of introduction: 1996 Display technology: LCD dot matrixDisplay size: 4 lines by 24 charSize: 3.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : PDA

TI calculator-based ranger (CBR)

TI calculator-based ranger (CBR)
1997
The Texas Instruments (TI) Calculator-based Ranger (CBR) is a sonic motion detector that brings real-world data collection and analysis into the classroom.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral

TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator

TI-Nspire Graphing Calculator
July 2008
The TI-Nspire product line is a series of graphing calculators developed by Texas Instruments.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Calculator

Texas Instruments eZ430-Chronos Development Tool

Texas Instruments eZ430-Chronos Development Tool
2010
Fully functional watch based on CC430, MSP430 MCU with integrated wireless transceiver.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Peripheral


Software Products

Back up of DOC.SYS 1.1

Back up of DOC.SYS 1.1
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments Incorporated
Type : Software

Beginning Grammar

Beginning Grammar
Unknown
Engaging and colourful activities that introduce the basic parts of speech and how they're used, Valuable practice and hours of fun for children grades 2 through 5.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software

Addition and Subtraction 1

Addition and Subtraction 1
Unknown
Makes learning addition and subtraction facts for number zero through nine fun and challenging...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software

Blasto

Blasto
Unknown
(Blasto) is listed as cassette but was a Solid State Cartridge (as TI referred to them, but everyone else seems to have called them modules.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Oldies But Goodies- Games II

Oldies But Goodies- Games II
Unknown
Five exciting games to challenge your mind...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software

Zero Zap

Zero Zap
Unknown
Zero Zap is listed as cassette but was a Solid State Cartridge (as TI referred to them, but everyone else seems to have called them modules.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

The Attack

The Attack
Unknown
(The Attack) is listed as cassette but was a Solid State Cartridge (as TI referred to them, but everyone else seems to have called them modules.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Teach Yourself Extended BASIC

Teach Yourself Extended BASIC
Unknown
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Programming Aids 1

Programming Aids 1
Unknown
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Alien Addition

Alien Addition
Unknown
An arcade game format provides fun and challenge while increasing math skills in addition of numbers from 0 to 9...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Demolition Division

Demolition Division
Unknown
An arcade game format provides fun and challenge while increasing math skills in division of problems with answers from 0 to 9...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Alligator Mix

Alligator Mix
Unknown
An arcade game format provides fun and challenge while increasing math skills in addition and subtraction of numbers from 0 to 9...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Dragon Mix

Dragon Mix
Unknown
An arcade game format provides fun and challenge while increasing math skills in multipication of numbers from 0 to 9...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Meteor Multiplication

Meteor Multiplication
Unknown
An arcade game format provides fun and challenge while increasing math skills in multipication of numbers from 0 to 9...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Minus Mission

Minus Mission
Unknown
An arcade game format provides fun and challenge while increasing math skills in subtraction of numbers from 0 to 9...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Early Learning Fun

Early Learning Fun
Unknown
colorful and exciting educational activities help teach shape and numbers recognition counting sorting and the alphabet as well as first computer skills...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software

Number Magic

Number Magic
Unknown
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software

Connect Four

Connect Four
Unknown
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

DX10 Operating System Backup Tape

DX10 Operating System Backup Tape
1977
P/N: 0939151-1302 Media: 1600 BPI Rel: 3.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments Incorporated
Type : Software

DX10 Operating System Build Tape

DX10 Operating System Build Tape
1977
P/N: 0939151-1301 Media: 1600 BPI Rel: 3.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments Incorporated
Type : Software

DX10 Operating System Build Tape 2122103-001

DX10 Operating System Build Tape 2122103-001
1977
P/N: 0939151-1301Media: 1610 BPIRel: 3.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments Incorporated
Type : Software

DX10 Operating System Backup Tape

DX10 Operating System Backup Tape
1977
P/N: 0939151-1302Media: 1610 BPIRel: 3.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments Incorporated
Type : Software

TMS32010 Vax Cross Support

TMS32010 Vax Cross Support
1977
P/N: 1603634-1301Media: 1610 BPIRel: 2.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments Incorporated
Type : Software

Video Chess

Video Chess
1979
Picture is generic....

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

990 Products Patch Disk/Tape

990 Products Patch Disk/Tape
1980
P/N: 2250703-3610Media: 1610 BPIRel: 3.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments Incorporated
Type : Software

DX10 Online Diagnostics Object

DX10 Online Diagnostics Object
1980
P/N: 2270692-1603Media: 1600 BPIRel: 2.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments Incorporated
Type : Software

DX10 Online Diagnostics Object

DX10 Online Diagnostics Object
1980
P/N: 2270692-1603Media: 1600 BPIRel: 2.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments Incorporated
Type : Software

A-Maze-Ing

A-Maze-Ing
1980
...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Indoor Soccer

Indoor Soccer
1980
...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Hustle

Hustle
1980
...

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Tombstone City

Tombstone City
1981
Picture is generic....

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Carwars

Carwars
1981
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Parsec

Parsec
1981
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

TI-Invaders

TI-Invaders
1981
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software

Munch Man

Munch Man
1981
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software

Anteater

Anteater
1982
Anteater is a one or two player game where you maneuver ants to collect food for your colony whilst avoiding anteaters.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Terminal Emulator II

Terminal Emulator II
1982
Picture is generic....

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software

TI Extended Basic

TI Extended Basic
1982
Programming Language Picture is generic.

Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software

Chisholm Trail

Chisholm Trail
1982
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software - Game

Beginner's Basic Tour

Beginner's Basic Tour
1982
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Manufacturer : Texas Instruments
Type : Software


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