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Calc stops working

After i press plus it just stops working all together

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Try replacing both the AAA batteries and the back-up batteries. This should probably fix the problem.

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Where is the sinreg function or key?

  1. Enter the data using the [STAT][EDIT].
  2. Once you finish populating your lists, press [STAT] button.
  3. Three menu options are displayed EDIT, CALC, TESTS
  4. Use right arrow to highlight CALC Menu.
  5. Use DownArrow to scroll down the list to reach [C:SINEREG] or press Press [ALPHA][C:SineREG].
  6. The command will echo on main screen.
  7. Specify the lists to be used for the 2-var data and Press[ENTER] to execute command.

Sep 29, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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When I type a list of numbers into L1 and then hit Stat, calc, 1-var stats L1. i get invalid dim

  1. Press [STAT][5:SetUpEditor][ENTER].
  2. Press [STAT][1:Edit..]
  3. Enter your data in L1.
  4. Press [STAT][CALC][1:1-Var Stats].
  5. Command echoes on main screen.
  6. If ONLY one list contains data, it must be L1.
  7. When you do not specify the list in the command line it will take L1 by default.
  8. If L1 is empty and the data is in L2, or another but L1, the name of list must be specified.

Feb 19, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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Ti-83 plus silver edition. calc won't turn on.

Well, if screen shows the RAM CLEARED message, that means your calculator is working. Just press the [CLEAR] key, message will be erased and you are ready to crunch numbers.

Hope it helps.

Oct 09, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Silver...

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Ti 84 not working

Since it gets tossed around a lot, it is possible though improbable that the batteries lose contacts with the electrical terminals.
You may try to darken the screen a bit.
1. Press [2nd] key and release it
2. Press [UpArrow] and release it.
3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 in sequence until contrast is satisfactory.

If that does not fix the problem, use a calc-to-calc cable and try sending something to it from a working calculator.

You can also download the TIConnect software from and install it on your computer. Then connect the calculator to the computer by means of a USB cable, a TISilverCable, or a TI Graphlink (Black cable). Turn the calculator ON, run TIConnect, connect calc-to-computer and Click TIDEVICEINFO in TIconnect main window.

If it tells you NOT FOUND, on any of the ports, click the communication settings: Set the device type to you calculator model. Set the cable type. Set the port (COM x) or USB1
If calculator is not detected through any of the available ports (COM ports, or USB), then it would suggest that calculator is in need of repairs.

Hope it helps.

Sep 26, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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I do not know how to find the greater than and equal to sign on the ti-84 silver plus calc

press 2nd, then math. It will bring you to a menu with =, not equal, >, <, and that kind of stuff

Feb 28, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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My graph looks bigger than normal

try reseting ur calc. press 2nd->plus button->7->1->2 and then type the problem again

Jan 15, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

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Reloading OS

Apparently you can reset the calc if you remove a battery, hold delete and re-insert the battery....

However, try this...Find somebody with the same calc and connect them together. On the working calc Press 2nd, link [x,t,n], G: send OS and wait for good things to happen...

Nov 10, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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First time used in months

Check the batteries polarity.
Perhaps it needs a "reset", some calcs do have a "button" therefor, some do if you press the start button for some seconds.
Try to leave the calc overnight without any batt. inside.

Sep 19, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

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None of my buttons work except the ON button

Sounds like a possible short to me, But I don't have experience with that cause I have yet to test my calc with water if you know what I mean... The one thing that I can suggest is trying to connect with another persons calc and try the "send OS" command to see if that will reset your calc to a working state. Sorry to hear about the damage though.


Feb 06, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

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