Texas Instruments TI-30Xa SE

Date of introduction:  1999 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  10 + 2
Size:  5.6" x 2.8" x 0.45"    
Weight:  2.4 ounces Serial No:  
Batteries:  n.a. Date of manufacture:  mth 01 year 2001
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China (N)
Precision:  12 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  3    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

The TI-30Xa SE was only a short time available before it was discontinued December 2000. This calculator is nothing else of a hybrid between the TI-30Xa Solar and the housing of the TI-32 Explorer Plus. Don't miss its predecessor TI-30Xa SE released already in 1995. 

The extension "School Edition" wasn't limited to calculators, in 1987 an electronic toy found its way into the classrooms. Don't miss the wonderful Touch & Discover School Edition

TI-30XaSE_N0101_PCB.jpg (129422 Byte)Dismantling this calculator manufactured by Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. in January 2001 reveals a typical "far-east" design with a single-chip calculator circuit in COB-technology.

Read more about the Logarithm Bug and its side effect on the related yx function present in this calculator.

The replacement of the TI-30Xa line is the 2-Line calculator TI-30X IIS. Please notice that in Germany the TI-30Xa Solar survived. View the TI-30 eco RS.

Texas Instruments failed with the TI-30Xa Solar School Edition introduced in 2005 and recalled it immediately.

Stokes Publishing Company, Inc. based in Sunnyvale, California sold a companion for the teacher, view the wonderful Scientific Plus.


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Joerg Woerner, July 1, 2002. No reprints without written permission.