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)
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.


TI-Nspire CX (Prototype) (January 2011)
Boot1 Code Version: 3.0.99
Boot2 Code Version: 3.0.127 (April 2011)
Boot1 Code Version: 3.0.99
Boot2 Code Version: 3.0.127 (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.


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