[Note]: Soft Servo Systems, Inc. does not offer PCs.
|CPU:||Intel® Core™ i Series, or equivalent|
* Limitations may apply for Intel® Skylake family processors.
|Number of Cores: 2 or more|
|Random Access Memory (RAM):||2GB+|
|Hard disk space:||500 MB+|
|Ethernet connection:||10 MB/sec or 100 MB/sec|
|An active, enabled, properly configured Ethernet port with a properly configured network card device driver.|
|You do not need an actual Ethernet cable plugged in or connected to a LAN or to the Internet, just an active Ethernet port.|
|NIC for EtherCAT||Intel® I210-T1 Ethernet Server Adopter (32-bit/64-bit)|
|Other NICs are supported for 32-bit system. Contact Soft Servo for the latest information.|
|PCI slot(s):||Depending on the servo platform and hardware options [NOTE: PCI slots must be "regular" PCI slots (Except EtherCAT system using supported NIC); "low profile" PCI slots do not provide sufficient space for any of the PCI adapter boards used by Soft Servo Systems' products.]|
|Display||256-color graphic adapter|
|Color monitor capable of 1024 x 768 minimum pixel resolution|
|Recommended video chips: AMD or nVidia|
|Video chips that are known to be incompatible with Soft Servo Systems' products: Any chips that are, or integrated with the following: S3, SMI Lynx, Trident, and VIA. [NOTE: This list of video chips is not comprehensive; any video chip other than our recommended video chips should be tested with RTX.]|
|HAL types:||ACPI 1.0 - APIC Platform MP|
|ACPI x86/x64 Platform|
NOTE: Some hardware configurations are not supported by RTX installations and therefore are not supported by ServoWorks CNC installations: Compaq AP400, Dell 7000 portables, HP Kayak and Alpha systems.
PC Software Requirements
Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit), Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Embedded Standard 7 (WES 7)
- Administrator privileges (which allow access to system settings)
- Internet Explorer 8.0 or higher
- One of the following standard Microsoft HALs must be installed:
- Standard PC
- Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) PC
- MPS Multiprocessor PC
- ACPI Uniprocessor PC
- ACPI Multiprocessor PC
- ACPI x86-based PC (32-bit)
- ACPI x64-based PC (64-bit)
- If you are using a computer with a dual-core CPU, you must have the latest version of the real-time extension for the Windows operating system.
Depending upon your servo interface system, the location of the PCI slot, the location of the motherboard slot, and the hardware and software configuration, there is the potential that some PC functions might have to be disabled due to IRQ conflicts. These functions include, but are not limited to: USB, Ethernet, sound, modem, and some hardware components.
Soft Servo Systems recommends consulting with our sales staff prior to purchasing a PC for your Soft Servo Systems product.