Texas Instruments TI-30X IIB (Wal-Mart)

Date of introduction:  August 2003 Display technology:  LCD
New price:  $10.39 Display size:  11 characters and  10 +2
Size:  6.1" x 3.2" x 0.6"
 154 x 83 x 15 mm
Weight:  3.3 ounces, 94 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  Solar cells + CR2025 (60A) Date of manufacture:  mth 05 year 2003
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China (N)
Precision:  13 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  5    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

This TI-30X IIB was manufactured by Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. for the Wal-Mart sales chain. It was released for the Back-to-School 2003 campaign together with a purple TI-30X IIS.

In 2004 Texas Instruments introduced a new design line with a really prominent name plate and some modern applications like an aluminium bezel around the display. As a result of these changes we received from Wal-Mart in 2004 this nice TI-30X IIB and in 2005 even an blue TI-30X IIB.

Main competitor Target introduced the first custiomized TI-30X IIS in 2006 and office product retailer Office Depot followed in 2007 with a colorful TI-30X IIS.


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Joerg Woerner, October 21, 2007. No reprints without written permission.