DATAMATH CALCULATOR MUSEUM
Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS (Target)
|Date of introduction:||July 2011||Display technology:||LCD|
|New price:|| Target: $9.00
|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 03 year 2011 (M)|
|AC-Adapter:||Origin of manufacture:||China (K)|
|Program steps:||Courtesy of:||Joerg Woerner|
TI-30X IIS was manufactured by
Kinpo Electronics, Inc. for the retailer Target. It was released for the
Back-to-School 2011 campaign together
with its maroon,
lavender siblings and the TI-84 Plus Silver
Edition in the colors of pink, blue and black.
Disassembling this model of the TI-30X IIS manufactured in March 2011 reveals a well known internal construction. We discovered already in 2004 with Inventec Shanghai, Kinpo Electronics, Inc. and Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. three different contract manufacturers for the TI-30X IIS.
This design was used in Summer 2011 by four retailers: Target, Fred Meyer, Meijer and Shopko. In Summer 2012 Office Max added the design to its selection.
In Summer 2013 six retailers used the design: Best Buy, Fred Meyer, Meijer, Office Max, Shopko and Target (in alphabetical order).
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© Joerg Woerner, July 31, 2011. No reprints without written permission.