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Introducing the TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI LaunchPad™ Board

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TI-Innovator™ Hub

Plug-and-play and ready-to-use with TI graphing calculators, the
TI-Innovator™ Hub enables students to learn basic coding and design, use those skills to program and build working solutions, and connect STEM concepts.

Extended functionality

The TI-Innovator™ Hub supports the TI-84 Plus CE and the
TI-Nspire™ CX families of graphing calculators and software.

Code. Design. Build.

Open new channels for inquiry, exploration and collaboration with free activities for TI-Innovator™ Technology.

Create. Experience.

Embed coding and engineering design into engaging math and science lessons with the TI-Innovator™ Hub and TI graphing technology.

Hands-on experience

TI LaunchPad™ Technology — used by engineers in the field — is built in, giving students early exposure to professional applications.

Plug-and-play ready

The TI-Innovator™ Hub is ready out-of-the-box to connect with TI-84 Plus CE and TI-Nspire™ CX graphing technology.

Take STEM to the next level

Challenge students to solve open-ended problems by building projects with the TI-Innovator™ Hub breadboard and TI-Innovator™ Rover programmable robotic vehicle.

Unlimited opportunities

Multiple input and output ports expand the TI-Innovator™ Hub capability to motivate students to imagine, design, build and test creative solutions.

Interact with the real world

Students can write code to program working solutions that actuate a red-green-blue LED, single red LED, light brightness sensor and speaker built into the TI-Innovator™ Hub.

Built for the classroom

The TI-Innovator™ Hub is enclosed in a durable case that is ready for your classroom.

TI-Innovator™ Breadboard Pack

Required for the Path to STEM Projects activities, this pack contains resistors, capacitors, LEDs and other components for exploring electronics principles.

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TI-Innovator™ I/O Module Pack

Required for Science Through Engineering Design activities, this pack contains a servo motor, vibration motor, light sensor and white LED modules.

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Ultrasonic Ranger Module

This module measures distance from the module in centimeters for use in programming and STEM projects.

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Specifications for the TI-Innovator™ Hub

Hardware

  • Durable enclosure
  • Three input ports
  • Three output ports
  • Breadboard connector with 20 labeled pins
  • I²C port
  • Mini-USB port (Data port for connection to a TI graphing calculator or a computer running TI-Nspire™ CX software)
  • Micro-USB port (Power port to connect to external power source)
  • Powered by a MSP-EXP432P401-ET TI LaunchPad™ Board

On-board components

  • Red LED
  • Red-Green-Blue (RGB) LED
  • Light brightness sensor
  • Speaker

Compatible graphing technology

  • TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator
  • TI-Nspire™ CX graphing calculator
  • TI-Nspire™ CX CAS graphing calculator
  • TI-Nspire™ CX II graphing calculator
  • TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS graphing calculator
  • TI-Nspire™ CX Student Software
  • TI-Nspire™ CX CAS Student Software
  • TI-Nspire™ CX and TI-Nspire™ CX CAS Teacher Software
  • TI-Nspire™ CX Navigator™ Teacher Software
  • TI-Nspire™ Navigator™ NC Teacher Software
  • TI-Nspire™ CX Premium Teacher Software

Accessories

  • TI-Innovator™ I/O Module Pack
    • Light sensor module
    • White LED module
    • Vibration motor module
    • Servo motor
    • Ultrasonic Ranger Module
    • Temperature module 
    • Hall sensor module
    • Temperature and humidity (DHT) module
    • Moisture module
    • Water pump
    • MOSFET module
  • Ultrasonic Ranger Module
  • TI-Innovator™ Breadboard Pack
    • Contains a breadboard and multiple components to explore such as LEDs, resistors, thermistor, potentiometer, segment display, small DC motor and more
  • TI-SensorLink adapter
  • External battery for TI-Innovator™ Hub

Sketch upgrade system requirements

Computer OS

  • Windows® system requirements:
    • OS: Windows 7® SP1, Windows® 10
    • Compatible with 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems
    • Processor: Intel® Core i3 or higher generation processor (Except Intel® Atom)
    • RAM: 4 GB
    • Hard drive: Approximately 100 MB of available hard-disk space
    • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 (minimum) to 3840 x 2160 (maximum)
  • Mac® system requirements:
    • OS: Mac® OS X 10.12, 10.13
    • Hardware: Any Mac® 2008 or newer
    • RAM: 4 GB
    • Hard drive: Approximately 100 MB of available hard-disk space
    • Screen resolution: 1024 x 768 (minimum) to 3840 x 2160 (maximum)

Computer hardware

  • Free disk space: 100 MB
  • Processor: 1+ GHz, and requires SSE2 instruction set, which some processors released prior to 2003 may not have

Browser requirements

  • Firefox™: Version 30 and up
  • Chrome OS: Version 40 and up
  • Safari®: Version 7 and up

Accessories for the TI-Innovator™ Hub

TI-Innovator™ Packs and modules provide the components to extend the capabilities of the TI-Innovator™ Hub with TI LaunchPad™ Board.

TI-Innovator™ I/O Module Pack

This pack contains I/O Module components for projects that connect science concepts, programming and coding skills.

  • The components in this pack connect to the TI-Innovator™ Hub output and input ports
  • Contains the needed components for the Science Through Engineering Design activities
  • Components can be used to extend students’ programming creativity

Contents:

  • Servo motor: 360 degree, continuous rotation servo motor
  • Vibration motor: Coin type motor that vibrates
  • Light sensor: Sensor that detects the light intensity of the environment.
  • White LED: Light-emitting diode that emits white light

TI-SensorLink Adapter

This adapter allows for connection to four popular Vernier sensors to the TI-Innovator™ Hub. Use the pH, Temperature, Force, or Pressure sensors from Vernier in your TI-Innovator™ activities.

External battery for TI-Innovator™ Hub

Optional source of power when using components that require extra power.

Resources for the TI-Innovator™ Hub

Find helpful links to keep your TI-Innovator™ system up to date, online learning opportunities, and project-based learning activities that help students explore, understand and connect the principles of science, math, coding, engineering design and electronics.

Support

Guidebook

Download the latest product manuals and Getting Started guides to get the most from your TI-Innovator™ Hub.

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Keep your TI-Innovator™ Hub up to date

Ensure that you have the latest capabilities and support for your TI-Innovator™ Hub. You will need to have the latest version of your calculator operating system and TI-Innovator sketch. Select the appropriate product you use with TI-Innovator for quick access to the files you need.

TI-Nspire™ CX Technology

TI-84 Plus CE

Code. Design. Build.

Open new channels for inquiry, exploration and collaboration with free activities for TI-Innovator™ Technology.

Self-Service Knowledge Base

This searchable Knowledge Base provides answers to most questions for the TI-Innovator™ System.

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Test programs

Troubleshoot problems with your TI-Innovator™ Hub, Rover, or I/O Modules with these test programs.

On-board components for:

TI-Nspire™ CX technology

TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator


I/O Modules for:

TI-Nspire™ CX technology

TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator


Rover for:

TI-Nspire™ CX technology

TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator