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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 mm³
|Weight:||3.3 ounces, 94 grams||Serial No:|
|Batteries:||Solar cells + CR2025 (60µA)||Date of manufacture:||mth 05 year 2003|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||China (N)|
|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.