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Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS OGT 

Date of introduction:  July 2008 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  11 characters and 10 +2
Size:  6.1" x 3.2" x 0.6"
 154 x 83 x 15 mmł
   
Weight:  3.3 ounces, 94 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  Solar cells + CR2025 (60µA) Date of manufacture:  mth 10 year 2008 (K)
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China (K)
Precision:  13 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  5    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Mark Bollman

This red colored Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS was manufactured exclusively for the state of Ohio.

Please read an excerpt from TI’s Knowledge Base, updated March 17, 2009:

What is the red TI-30XIISR?

Texas Instruments has produced a red TI-30X IIS specifically for the state of Ohio to use for their Ohio Graduation Tests (OGT). The schools refer to it as the TI-30XIISR. 
The TI-30X IIS produced for the OGT testing is red and has the OGT logo on the face. It is provided at the testing sites.

There is also a red unit available for Ohio schools that does not have the OGT logo. These are available through Copco, an instructional product dealer.

© Texas Instruments, 2009

The Ohio Department of Education released in October 2008 newletter "The Ides of ODE" a nice (high-lighted in blue) statement:

New OGT Calculators

The fall administration of the Ohio Graduation Test will begin on October 27, 2008. By now all school districts should have received their fall shipment of the new OGT Calculators. The new TI-30XIISR is the only calculator to be used on the OGT. The unique red color is to assist proctors in identifying the approved calculator.
Provide your students with the opportunities to become familiar with the functionality of the new OGT calculators through regular use in classroom settings and testing situations.

The new calculators are believed to be more durable than their predecessor.

© Ohio Department of Education, 2008

For sure did we research the “predecessor of the new OGT calculator” and found the Senario Model SC-121, a rebranded Karce KC-121.


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