need to use the new PCI based systems.
New computers no longer support the ISA buss.
Finding an ISA replacement will become harder over time
If your PC system fails, you may be down with no
Flowcon cannot get more ISA systems. Because supporting PCI
requires your software to be rewritten, please allow 8 weeks.
Upgrades will be performed in the order of deposits
1. Locate one or more spare
ISA systems from older stock. Put one into service, proving it works, and use your current
system as a spare.
2. Keep your room clean, to
prolong the life of your present computer system.
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4. Budget for the PCI conversion.
This is your long term solution.
|Option #1: The STANDARD upgrade
1. NEW PCI computer Box
ATX case, motherboard, CPU, ram, fan, Video, hard
drive, 2 floppies, AT to PS2 keyboard adapter. (Use existing keyboard, monitor, printer and cables).
We ship you a system that is loaded with your
revised sofware, the new PCI Flowcon board, a start menu, and new test utilities for PCI.
2. NEW Flowcon PCI
board: Supports all the scales in your current system.
3. Upgraded Flowcon software
for PCI. We will modify your current Flowcon
batch software version to support the new Flowcon PCI boards.
|Option #2: NEW Computer and NEW Software
1. NEW PCI computer System Same as the standard
upgrade, with new keyboard, keyboard skin and 15" or 17" monitor (customer
2. NEW Flowcon PCI board: Same as
above, with new 3-scale adapter cable (as needed).
3. NEW Flowcon Batch Software We will rebuild your software from the newest baseline for
brand new systems. Check our Software
Features to see if you could benefit from
having the latest version. Note: a few of our more specialized systems have one-of-a-kind
features that could add to the cost. Contact Flowcon to learn if your system is in this
Cost: To upgrade your system to support the PCI
|Delivery estimate of 4-8 weeks depending on schedules.
Shorter times may involve a premium rate.