Artifact Details


TI-99/4A Home Computer

Catalog Number



Physical object


ca. 1982


Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI)

Place Manufactured


Identifying Numbers

FCC ID number A929JWPHCOO4A It is stamped into the plastic on the bottom.
Model number PHC004A It is stamped in raised letters on the bottom.
Other number LTA1083 It is stamped into the plastic next to the serial number on the bottom.
Part number 03-76020
Serial number 5387653 It is stamped into the plastic on the bottom.


overall: 2 7/8 in x 15 in x 10 1/4 in


There is a black hand-sized indentation on the right side that is labeled on the box as "Solid State Software." Above that is a vent. To the left of the indentation is a QWERTY keyboard. The 'ctrl' key is labeled with a red dot. The 'enter' key has a yellow dot. And the 'fctn' key has a gray dot. It rests on four plastic feet. There is a manufacturer's label stamped into the bottom with patents and patents pending and copyright information (1979, 1981).


Digital computer/personal computer/desktop

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