Texas Instruments BA II PLUS

Date of introduction:  2000 Display technology:  LCD dot matrix
New price:  $34.99 (SRP 2000) Display size:  10 (7+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:  CR2032 (60µA) Date of manufacture:  mth 12 year 2001
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China
Precision:  13 Integrated circuits:  Toshiba T6A53
Memories:  10    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

BAII_Plus_2_PCB.jpg (69293 Byte)You are familiar with this financial calculator? It is the successor of the wonderful BA II PLUS introduced in the year 1991 combined with the sleek housing of the two-line scientific calculators like the TI-30X IIS.

The BA-II PLUS uses two modes of operation: the standard-calculator mode like a simple TI-30 and the prompted-worksheet mode similar to the FIA-10.

Standard-Calculator Mode

• Standard math calculations
• Time-value-of-money (TVM) calculations using N,I/Y,PV,PMT,FV

Prompted Worksheet Mode

• Cash flow calculations
• Amortization calculations
Bond calculations
• Depreciation schedules
• And a lot more (totally 12 worksheets are available)

In France the original BA-II PLUS survived into the year 2001. 

Texas Instruments announced January 7, 2004 with the BA II PLUS PROFESSIONAL an improved successor of the BA II PLUS. Main differences are:

• More stylish housing
• Improved display
• Additional capabilities

When Texas Instruments released in 2004 the redesigned TI-30X IIS even the BA II PLUS got some new clothes. Don't miss the new BA II PLUS.

Stokes Publishing Company, Inc. based in Sunnyvale, California sold a companion for the teacher, view the colorful Business.

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© Joerg Woerner, July 4, 2002. No reprints without written permission.