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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 mm
   
Weight:  3.3 ounces, 94 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  Solar cells + CR2025 (60A) Date of manufacture:  mth 02 year 2011 (M)
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China (K)
Precision:  13 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  5    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

This lavender colored 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, lime-green and blue siblings and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition in the colors of pink, blue and black. In Summer 2012 this rare design was only available through Amazon.

Disassembling this model of the TI-30X IIS manufactured in February 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.

 



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Joerg Woerner, July 31, 2011. No reprints without written permission.