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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.

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.

Extend STEM exploration with the TI-Innovator™ accessories

Component packs and Rover extend the capabilities of the TI-Innovator™ Hub.

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


  • 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


  • TI-Innovator™ I/O Module
    • 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
  • TI-Innovator™ Breadboard
    • Contains a breadboard and multiple components to explore such as LEDs, resistors, thermistor, potentiometer, segment display, small DC motor and more
  • TI-RGB Array
  • TI-SensorLink adapter
  • External battery for TI-Innovator™ Hub

Compatible programming languages

  • TI-Basic (through TI-84 Plus CE or TI-Nspire™ CX technology)
  • Lua (through TI-Nspire™ CX technology)
  • Python (through TI-Nspire™ CX II, TI-Nspire™ CX II CAS, and
    TI-84 Plus CE Python calculators)

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

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™ Rover

Rover is a two-wheeled programmable robotic vehicle that works with the TI-Innovator™ Hub.

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Plug-and-play modules

From motors to environmental sensors to LED displays, these modules plug into the input or output ports of the TI-Innovator™ Hub to quickly and easily expand the capabilities of the TI-Innovator™ Hub.


LED and displays

TI-RGB Array

The TI-RGB Array contains 16 individually programmable RGB LEDs. Package includes one TI-RGB Array and cable.

White LED five pack

Light-emitting diode that emits white light. Pack includes five white LED modules and cables.

Motion sensors

Ultrasonic Ranger Module

Measures distance from the module in centimeters. Package includes one Ultrasonic Ranger Module and cable.

Environmental sensors

Light sensor five pack

This sensor detects the light intensity of the environment. Pack includes five light sensors and cables.

Moisture module five pack

Detects the moisture of soil, to judge if there is dampness around the sensor. Pack includes five moisture sensors and cables.

Temperature five pack

Measures ambient temperature. Pack includes five temperature sensors and cables.

Temperature and humidity (DHT) sensor five pack

Sensor that measures relative humidity and the temperature. Pack includes five temperature and humidity (DHT) sensors and cables.

Actuators and motors

Servo motor five pack

360-degree, continuous-rotation servo motor. Pack includes five servo motors.

Vibration motor five pack

Coin-type motor that vibrates. Pack includes five vibration motors and cables.

Water pump five pack

Submergible water pump. Pack includes five water pumps and five sets of tubing.

Power and signal control

MOSFET module five pack

Power control components. Pack includes five MOSFET modules and five AA battery holders.


Hall sensor five pack

Sensor that measures the Hall Effect. Pack includes five hall sensors and cables.

LEDs and breadboard cables pack

This convenient collection of LEDs and cables allow exploration of LED-based activities using the breadboard connector of the TI-Innovator™ Hub.

Pack contents:

  • Forty (40) male to female breadboard cables
  • Forty (40) male to male breadboard cables
  • Forty (40) green LED
  • Forty (40) red LED
  • Ten (10) RGB (red-green-blue) LED

TI-Innovator™ Breadboard Pack

The TI-Innovator™ Breadboard Pack is ideal for use in exploring electronics principles.

  • The components in this pack connect to the TI-Innovator™ Hub breadboard connector
  • Contains the needed components for the Path to STEM Projects activities
  • Pack contains a breadboard and multiple components to explore such as LEDs, Resistors, Thermistor, Switches, Potentiometer, Segment Display, Small DC motor and more

TI-Innovator Breadboard

TI-Innovator™ Breadboard Pack contents:

  • Breadboard
  • Forty (40) male to male breadboard jumper cables
  • Ten (10) male to female breadboard jumper cables
  • LEDs: Five (5) green, ten (10) red, two (2) RGB
  • Resistors: Ten (10) each of 100 Ohm, 1K Ohm, 10K Ohm, 100K Ohm, 10M Ohm
  • Assorted capacitors: One (1) each of 100 µF, 10 µF, 1 µF
  • Seven-segment display
  • 940nm Infrared transmitter and receiver
  • Thermistor
  • Analog temperature sensor
  • Potentiometer with knob
  • Small DC motor
  • Diode
  • Light sensor
  • SPDT slide switch
  • Eight-position DIP switch
  • Eight (8) 100-Ohm resistor SIP package
  • Two-power MOSFET
  • Four (4) AA battery holder

TI-SensorLink Adapter

This adapter allows for connection from several popular Vernier sensors to the TI-Innovator™ Hub. Use the pH, Temperature, Force, Pressure, Low-g accelerometer, Light and Energy sensors from Vernier in your TI-Innovator™ activities.* If interested in using other Vernier sensors with the TI-SensorLink Adapter, please contact the TI STEM team at for assistance.

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.


Operating Systems and App

Keep your TI-84 Plus CE, TI-Nspire™ CX technology and TI-Innovator™ Hub up to date.

TI-84 Plus CE

TI-Innovator™ Hub App for TI-84 Plus CE

TI-Nspire™ CX Technology Updates

TI-Innovator™ Update Software


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

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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