Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS

Date of introduction:  2004 Display technology:  LCD
New price:  $17.99 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 02 year 2004
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  China (N)
Precision:  13 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  5    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

This TI-30X IIS was manufactured by Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. for the European market, it is really obscure but the US version of the TI-30X IIS is slightly different.

Recently we discovered the latest model of the TI-30X IIS in a wonderful purple case manufactured by Kinpo Electronics, Inc. - get some pictures here.

Please browse the pictures below to understand the differences.

The TI-30X IIS sold in the North-/South-American market comes in a yellow sales box and states a warranty of 1 year. TI-30X_IIS_US.jpg (133328 Byte)
The same calculator sold in Europe comes in a red sales box and is covered by a three year warranty. TI-30X_IIS_EU.jpg (135871 Byte)
Both calculators were manufactured February 2004 in China. The European model (left) reveals with the leading "N" well known Nam Tai Electronics, Inc. as contract manufacturer. The US model right gives with the leading "S" Inventec Shanghai as assembly plant. TI-30X_IIS_2004_B.jpg (83939 Byte)
The TI-30X IIS manufactured by Inventec Shanghai makes use of assembly technology developed about 1995. TI-30X_IIS_2004_PCB.jpg (74864 Byte)
The TI-30X IIS manufactured by Nam Tai uses a totally different construction compared to the US-model. TI-30X_IIS_2004N_PCB.jpg (55114 Byte)


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