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

Date of introduction:  July 2011 Display technology:  LCD
New price:  Wal-Mart: $11.97 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 gray colored TI-30X IIS was manufactured by Kinpo Electronics, Inc. for Wal-Mart, the largest grocery retailer in the United States. It was released for the Back-to-School 2011 campaign together with its red and blue siblings and the TI-84 Plus Silver Edition in matching colors of pink and blue.

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.
In Summer 2013 two retailers used a slightly revised design of the gray TI-30X IIS: Amazon and Wal-Mart (in alphabetical order).

Don't miss the TI-30X IIS Wannabe sold in 2014 by fred's. 


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