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Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CAS Touchpad

Date of introduction:  March 8, 2010
 Available: May 2010
Display technology:  
New price:   Display size:  
Size:  4.6" x 2.9" x 0.40"
 118 x 73 x 10 mm3
   
Weight:  2.6 ounces, 74 grams Serial No:  2177002796
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  mth 01 year 2010 (A)
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China (P)
Precision:   Integrated circuits:  
Memories:      
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner 

TI-NspireCAS_Touchpad_BK_BACK.jpg (376807 Byte)Texas Instruments announced on March 8, 2010 the new TI-Nspire CAS Touchpad and Operating System 2.0. The new OS 2.0, including the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition 2.54MP, was released for the TI-Nspire CAS with Clickpad, too. 

Please notice that the 1st generation TI-Nspire CAS calculators can't be upgraded with the new Touchpad, for the previous TI-Nspire w/o CAS a Touchpad is available as an option selling around US$ 10.00. Remember that the first generation of the TI-Nspire and TI-Nspire CAS used a completely different keyboard concept and only the non-CAS device supported the exchangeable "TI-84 Plus Keypad".

To reduce theft of school-owned TI-Nspire's a "school bus yellow" edition is available.

As of January 2011 a total of four different keyboards are available for the 2nd generation TI-Nspire (non-CAS):

TI-Nspire Touchpad (The new alphanumeric keyboard of the 2nd generation TI-Nspire
TI-Nspire Touchpad EZ-Spot (Black yellow color scheme) 
TI-84 Plus Keypad (The black edition of the original keyboard of the TI-Nspire)
TI-84 Plus EZ-Spot Keypad (Added yellow "School Property" logo)



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Joerg Woerner, March 17, 2010. No reprints without written permission.