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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


  • 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 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

Compatible programming languages

  • TI-Basic (through TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculator or TI-Nspire™ CX technology)
  • Lua (through TI-Nspire™ CX technology)

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


  • 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

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