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Texas Instruments TI-Nspire (with optional Touchpad)

Date of introduction:  July 2007 Display technology:  LCD dot matrix
 16-level greyscale
New price:  $149.00 (SRP 2008) Display size:  240 * 320 pixels 
Size:  7.9" x 3.9" x 0.85"
 200 x 100 x 22 mm3
   
Weight:  9.8 ounces, 278 grams Serial No:  2011007371 (Base Unit)
Batteries:  4*AAA Date of manufacture:  mth 05 year 2007
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China (S)
Precision:  14 Integrated circuits:  CPU: TI-NS2006A (L9A0702)
 SDRAM: HYB18L256160
 Flash: SST 39WF400A, ST NAND256R3A
 Display: Novatek NT7702H, 2*xxx
Memories:      
Program steps:  20M Bytes, 16M Bytes Flash-ROM Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner 

Texas Instruments announced on March 8, 2010 the new TI-Nspire Touchpad and Operating System 2.0. At the very same day an optional Touchpad was introduced with for the 1st generation TI-Nspire calculator selling for only US$ 10.00.


ROM-Versions:

TI-Nspire

TI-Nspire_Y_S0507_V20_OS.jpg (149603 Byte)2.0.0.1188 (March 5, 2010)
TI-84 Plus Silver Edition 2.54MP

2.1.0.631 (July 17, 2010)
TI-84 Plus Silver Edition 2.54MP

You can check the ROM version of your TI-Nspire using the following key sequence and reading the number on your screen:

[HOME] [5] [4] (2.0) 

Information provided by Xavier Andréani.

While using the TI-84 keyboard you can check the ROM version of your TI-Nspire using the following key sequence and reading the number on your screen:

[2nd] [MEM] [1]

TI-Nspire Computer Link Software for Windows

t.b.d.


Exam acceptance:

Since the TI-Nspire Touchpad lacks a QWERTY keyboard it is permitted (as of August 27, 2010) for use on SAT, ACT, PSAT and AP exams.

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If you have additions to the above article please email: joerg@datamath.org.

© Joerg Woerner, August 27, 2010. No reprints without written permission.