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On Thu, 27 Jan 1994, Carol McCarthy wrote:

> We purchased the NEC TRIPLE in Sept. and still do not have it up and
> running as we had hoped.  Be aware of a couple of problem areas if you are
> considering this CD ROM drive:
>       We have IBM PS/1 and internal drive would not fit correctly and
> had to be returned.

The PS series are non-standard cases.  The NEC will fit regular desktop
and tower case formats.
>       We tried to use Future Domain 8 bit and Procom
Technology 8 bit
> SCSI enabler but would not work.  Had to buy NEC 16 bit card.

This NEC requires a 16 bit interface card.  Did the
information you received with the drive indicate it would work on an 8 bit

  Still have
> not been able to load the several multimedia programs we got with CD ROM
> drive.  Get message that there is not enough memory after one program is
> loaded.  Believe this is IBM memory problem, and are working on it.  The

That is a problem with MANY multi-media programs and CD-ROM applications.
You will likely need a good memory manager to get the most of your memory,
and you will need AT MINIMUM 1 mb of RAM, preferably more.  Try QEMM for a
memory manager.  We are very pleased with it.

Carol Mann Simpson                   csimpson@tenet.edu
Facilitator - Library Technology          214 882-7450
Mesquite (TX) Independent School District

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