Box 3990 Florence, South Carolina 29502 (800) 736-7425 Price: Total accounting package, $3,000; fixed-assets module only, $100; contributions module only, $1,100 Requirements: 256 kilobytes RAM, 20 megabytes
hard disk, I)OS 2.
The Bernoulli cartridges he uses each hold 10 megabytes
of data, but Iomega, maker of the hardware, is now marketing systems with cartridges that hold 44 megabytes
The external IBM-based unit uses quarter-inch cartridge (QIC) tapes and can store up to 800 megabytes
Start with a 486DX2/66 microprocessor, add 340 megabytes
of hard disk storage, 8 megabytes
of RAM, a double-speed CD-ROM drive, 14400 baud modem with fax capability, 15-inch color monitor and 16-bit video.
Hardware: MacIIxi design workstation with 8 megabytes
of RAM, 100-300 megabyte
internal hard drive, laser printer, full-color, high-resolution, refrigerator-sized double-page display monitor, accelerator board, network hardware including a file server to link your department with other workstations and client groups, cd-room drive, mass magnetic media storage system, 9600 baud modem, color scanner, color printer and maybe even a super high resolution output device such as a Linotronic L-300.
Minimum 120-megahertz, and 16 megabytes
of system RAM.
Pinnacle's Tahoe-230 drive still retails at a low $999 for Macintosh computers and $1,199 for PCs, the same price as smaller 130 megabyte
Hard disk: Get at least a gigabyte of hard disk space if you buy an IBM-compatible, and 700 megabytes
if you want a Mac.
The COMPAQ ProLinea 4/50, which comes standard with 4 megabytes
of RAM (expandable to 32MB), includes a Model 120, with a 120-megabyte
hard drive, priced at $2,049, and Model 240, with a 240-megabyte
hard drive, priced at $2,249.
M-SIM MegaSIM series high-density SIM cards with flash memory densities ranging from 64 megabytes
to 1 gigabyte.
The first devices to run the software will have less than 1 megabyte
of main memory and also use less powerful microprocessors.
The Momenta Computer 1/80 is now available with 8 megabytes
of RAM, an 80 megabyte
hard drive with a suggested retail price of $4,495.