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Texas Instruments TI-30XS MultiView Scientific Calculator

Texas Instruments® TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator

Item: 693565    Model: TI-30XS MULTI

Texas Instruments® TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator
4.5stars
( 177 reviews)
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  • 16-digit, four-line display
  • Performs basic scientific, trigonometric functions, logarithms, reciprocals, and factorials
  • Easily scroll, review and edit current or previous entries
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16-digit, four-line displayPerforms basic scientific, trigonometric functions, logarithms, reciprocals, and factorialsEasily scroll, review and edit current or previous entriesEachScientific Calculator16-digit, four-line displayPerforms basic scientific, trigonometric functions, logarithms, reciprocals, and factorialsEasily scroll, review and edit current or previous entriesTexas Instruments® TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator17.99USDhttp://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0202959_sc7?$std$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0202959_sc7?$thb$http://www.staples-3p.com/s7/is/image/Staples/s0202959/Texas-Instruments-TI-30XS-MultiView-Scientific-Calculator/product_693565
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Texas Instruments® TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator
 
4.5

(based on 179 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (104)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (66)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (140)
  • Clear display (136)
  • Adequate capabilities (123)
  • Well built / quality (97)
  • Attractive (89)

Cons

  • Heavy / bulky (13)
  • Unattractive design (9)
  • Difficult to use (5)
  • Flimsy construction (4)

Best Uses

  • Math classes (140)
  • School (119)
  • Science classes (70)
  • Office work (38)
  • Engineering (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual user (80), Enthusiast (34), Power user (29), Tech savvy (8), Practical (5)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (133), Business (25)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (85), Yes (16)

Most Helpful Positive Review

 

Fantastic Functionality for the Price

I was floored by the level of functionality and flexibility of operation that TI has brought to the TI-30 line. I used to think that the TI-30 series (e.g. TI-30Xa)...Read complete review

I was floored by the level of functionality and flexibility of operation that TI has brought to the TI-30 line. I used to think that the TI-30 series (e.g. TI-30Xa) were underpowered calculators, but this one has rapidly become my most often used calculator.

I'm in the actuarial profession, which means that I have to pass a series of grueling exams in order to earn professional designations. The Society of Actuaries allows only very few calculators, including the TI BA II series and the TI-30 series. I have a BA II Plus Professional -- a solid, professional instrument that looks like it belongs on an executive desk. I also use an HP 12C, the industry standard financial calculator, which was issued to me by my company. However, since I didn't want my calculator to fail on test day due to lack of batteries, I decided that I would pick up a solar-powered calculator as a backup. Little did I know that this brightly-colored device with a toy-like aesthetic would practically replace my brushed metal "professional" calculators!

First of all, I'm glad to see that TI has started to become more competitive with Casio, by offering the "MathPrint" functionality in the TI-30XS MV. It makes this calculator a pleasure to use -- I still enjoy being able to enter fractions, and see them as fractions in the display. Through my studies, I've noticed how often it helps me to review my input, and ensure that I'm calculating what I really intend to calculate, in a way that isn't possible on single-line display calculators. On top of that, the menu system and general interface are reminiscent of the TI-80 series of graphing calculators, with which I'm very comfortable, having used them in high school and in college. If you're used to the TI-82/83/84/85/86, you'll be perfectly at-home with the TI-30XS MV. And after you've used the TI-30XS MV's Data and List functions, you can never go back to entering stats into a "regular" single-line calculator again. I honestly didn't expect to see so much power and functionality present in what I assumed would merely be a cheap "backup" calculator.

As I mentioned, the SOA/CAS exams allow only a handful of calculators. It's clear that the SOA/CAS intentionally restricted their list of allowable calculators in order to prevent candidates from having too much functionality -- they didn't want students to be able to do any assisted calculus, advanced statistics, or symbolic manipulation on exams. If they had allowed a larger range of calculators, then other Casio and HP models would give TI a run for their money. Given the restrictions, though, this is the THE calculator to get. It's already replaced my BA II Plus Professional for study purposes, and it's replacing my HP 12C at the office as well. I still keep them around in case I feel like doing mortgage or bond calculations on a handheld device, but I'm usually near a computer (or my phone) when I need to do so. For all other purposes -- exams, studying, day-to-day calculations, basic statistics, inspecting functions -- I can recommend the TI-30XS MV without hesitation. It would be interesting to see if TI came out with a TI-36XS MultiView!

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Most Helpful Negative Review

 

suppose to be easy to use

I bought this originally for my math class in college and i am very intimidated by it. It did not come with clear directions on all the fuctions (dissapointing) I am a 40...Read complete review

I bought this originally for my math class in college and i am very intimidated by it. It did not come with clear directions on all the fuctions (dissapointing) I am a 40 year old that is gone bath to school and would love to use this darn thing but i find i a double checking all my inputs and it takes up way to much time and i have no one that is savy enough to show me the short cuts. Oh well maybe I will give it to one of my younger classmate that knows a thing or two about these things

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4.0

Love it

By Lala

from Harrisburg PA

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Comments about Texas Instruments® TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator:

Sent it to GA for Granddaughter in High School, she said it was just what she needed.

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5.0

It does what it says it will do

By Nikki

from Henderson, NV

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This customer has reached Intern level on the Staples.com Leaderboard

Comments about Texas Instruments® TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator:

This helps me a lot with my Rad Math (radiology math), it's not too expensive and it's worth every penny spent!

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5.0

great price

By Mary Sulahian

from Van Nuys, Ca

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Comments about Texas Instruments® TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator:

it was a great price and great customer service

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5.0

Great product!!

By Mike A.

from New York, NY

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Comments about Texas Instruments® TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator:

Great product that does exactly what we need it to. Thanks.

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5.0

Great Calculator

By Violet

from New Jersey

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Comments about Texas Instruments® TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator:

This has been a well needed tool in my current college math course. Easy to learn and navigate.

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