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The display still has its sticky demonstration plastic film

Keyboard and display close-up

Back side

The box

Multilingual start guides to stick into the cover, and manuals

Inside. Minimalist hardware. The card is welded to the case by several plastic pins

A special version produced for TCM, a subsidiary of TCHIBO, a coffee-brand in Germany
which sells many other products than coffee in their shops.
Thanks to Klaus, from Germany, for this information and picture.

User manual

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Press release dated from January 2000.

Completely Redesigned Cases, More Memory, More Features Highlight Six Revitalized Products

LAS VEGAS, NV, January 6, 2000 - Franklin Electronic Publishers, Inc. (NYSE:FEP) literally went back to the drawing board to bring its ROLODEX® Electronics handheld electronic organizer products out of the 20th Century with a dramatic restyling and function and software upgrades for this year's new product line. Franklin announced the completion of the first phase of the new ROLODEX® Electronics line with the showing of the RF-3, RF-48, RF-64, RF-128, RF-192 and RF-512 models at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Franklin, holder of an exclusive license to produce handheld electronic organizers under the ROLODEX® Electronics trademark started with a total redesign of all its organizer cases to make it easier for users to find controls and features, to put more distance between the keys, to make the screens larger and more readable, and to add lids to make the products even sturdier. It also incorporated its new DATA GUARD® digital data protection system into selected models to prevent data loss if batteries fail or are removed from the organizer. Franklin began shipping the new ROLODEXâ Electronics products in June 1999, and all six models are now in stores.