DATAMATH  CALCULATOR  MUSEUM

Texas Instruments TI-Nspire CX (Prototype)

Date of introduction:  February 25, 2011
 Available: May 2011
Display technology:  LCD dot matrix
 16-bit color, backlit
New price:  $154.99 (SRP 2011) Display size:  240 * 320 pixels 
Size:  7.5" x 3.4" x 0.65"
 190 x 87 x 16 mm3
   
Weight:  8.5 ounces, 242 grams Serial No:  NSC TA3 292 
Batteries:  3.7L1230SP Li-Ion Date of manufacture:  mth 01 year 2011
AC-Adapter:  AC9211U Origin of manufacture:  China
Precision:  14 Integrated circuits:  CPU: ET-LC2010B-0 (T6UJ1XBG-0002)
Memories:      
Program steps:  100M Bytes, 64M Bytes Flash-ROM Courtesy of:  Texas Instruments

Texas Instruments introduced at the 2011 T3 International Conference held on February 25-27 in San Antonio, TX with the TI-Nspire CX and TI-Nspire CX CAS their first graphing calculators with full color, backlit displays.

The featured calculator is an early prototype of the TI-Nspire CX calculator and Texas Instruments asked us not to open the units. Please follow the links to the TI-Nspire COLOR and TI-Nspire CX EZ-Spot to peek inside these calculators.


ROM-Versions:

TI-Nspire CX (Prototype)

3.0.0.1580 (January 2011)
Boot1 Code Version: 3.0.99
Boot2 Code Version: 3.0.127

3.0.1.1753 (April 2011)
Boot1 Code Version: 3.0.99
Boot2 Code Version: 3.0.127

3.0.2.1791 (May 2011)

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

[HOME] [5] [4] (3.0)

Information provided by Xavier Andréani.


Exam acceptance:

Since the TI-Nspire CX lacks a QWERTY keyboard it is permitted (as of March 10, 2011) for use on SAT, ACT, PSAT and AP exams.

 

horizontal rule

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

© Joerg Woerner, March 16, 2011. No reprints without written permission.