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Upgrading Computers

 

Upgrading to Windows 7 Professional Computers

If your Tecmag system is equipped with at least two USB 2.0 cables, the system can be upgraded to TNMR software and a Windows 7 Professional computer. TNMR software is backward compatible with NTNMR pulse sequences, data files and scripts.

The recommended computer is a Dell Optiplex GX-790 computer equipped with Windows 7 Professional 64-bit, at least 4 Gbytes of RAM, and at least 256 Mbyte graphics card.

  • Order the computer directly from Dell.
  • Upgrade to the latest version of TNMR Software.
  • For DSPect users, purchase a new Hauppauge HVR-1600 PCI card model #01199 or 01181 for displaying the lock signal
  • For configurations that require two serial ports, purchase a PCI Express serial card.
  • If you have any questions, please contact Tecmag's support group at .

WARNING: DO NOT UPGRADE TO TNMR SOFTWARE AND WINDOWS 7, IF YOUR SYSTEM IS EQUIPPED WITH A PCI INTERFACE (RIBBON CABLE CONNECTION TO THE COMPUTER).

 

Upgrading to Windows XP Professional SP3 32-bit Computers

If your system is equipped with an older Pentium II or Pentium III based computer, you may want to replace the computer with a newer Dell computer. The recommended computer configuration is a Dell equipped with Windows XP Pro SP3 32-bit, at least two PCI card slots, at least 2 Gbytes of RAM, and at least 256 Mbyte graphics card.

  • Purchase a Dell computer
  • Upgrade to the latest version of NTNMR Software
  • For DSPect users, purchase a new Hauppauge HVR-1600 PCI card model #01199 or 01181 for displaying the lock signal
  • Upgrade EPROM's on the PCI interface cards if your existing computer is a Pentium II or Pentium III. Contact Tecmag's support group at .
  • For configurations that require a serial port, purchase a PCI Express serial card.
 

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