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Sun Microsystems Computer Company (SMCC) announces the SPARC(R) Xterminal 1, an enhanced version of the SPARCclassic(TM) X X-terminal, and X Terminal Software Version 2.1, the third release of software supporting the SPARCstation X-terminal 1 hardware platform.
The SPARC Xterminal 1 features a new low-cost desktop package identical to the SPARCstation(TM) 4, the addition of a new built-in 8-bit color pixel- accelerating frame buffer, increased memory capacity to 8 MB standard expandable to 128 MB, 1280 x 1024 resolution monitor support, and both TurboGX(TM) and TurboGXplus(TM) acceleration configurations for up to 2.76 Xmarks of performance. The SPARC X-terminal 1 remains the industry's most innovative and is Sun's lowest priced network UNIX(R) desktop system.
Point-and-click administration tools with pop-up and pull-down menues, speed centralized administration by grouping classes of users. Superior networking through a 50-MHz microSPARC(TM) processor and a selection from three levels of graphic performance enhance application throughput.
The SPARC Xterminal 1 continues to be the industry's easiest X terminal to install. Just type one command and answer one yes/no question and install the terminal software effortlessly in just minutes. No other X terminal can claim the superior administration, installation, and performance of SPARC Xterminal 1.
Requires Solaris 1.1 or later Solaris 1.x release or Solaris 2.1 or later Solaris 2.x release on the designated X-terminal boot host from which the SPARC Xterminal 1 will be booted and administered
At least one X Terminal Software Version 2.1 Administration Kit per site is required
A. Yes, the X-based AnswerBook available with Solaris 2.3 will operate with X Terminal Software Version 2.1. Older, NeWS-based versions of AnswerBook will not.
A. Any SPARCstation, SPARCserver(TM) or SPARCcenter(TM) system with Solaris 1.1 or later Solaris 1.x release or Solaris 2.1 or later Solaris 2.x release is required from which the X-terminals can boot and be administered. The servers must be present after terminal booting to provide the SPARCstation X-terminal 1 with additional X terminal utility services.
A. No. Sun's market focus of the SPARC Xterminal 1 and X Terminal Software Version 2.1 is on SPARC/Solaris environments. Public domain BootP daemons are available for operation on the SPARC/Solaris server.
A. No. The software features and functionality in Version 2.1 are identical to Version 2.0, with the exception for the new SPARC Xterminal 1 hardware platform support.
A. Yes, Sun has a component upgrade available to a SPARCstation 4.
A. SPARCstation 4 provides a total of five expansion memory slots. SPARC Xterminal 1 supports four memory expansion slots, more than enough memory for X terminal applications.
Order Description Number =================================== Color X-terminals ----------------- 15-in. Color Monitor, 8-Mbytes S114DC-8 17-in. Color Monitor, 8-Mbytes S114FC-8 20-in. Color Monitor, 8-Mbytes S114C-8 TurboGX 8-bit Accelerated Color X-terminals ------------------------------------------- 17-in. Color Monitor, 8-Mbytes S114FX1-8 20-in. Color Monitor, 8-Mbytes S114TX1-8 TurboGXplus 8-bit Accelerated, High Resolution X-terminals ---------------------------------------------------------- 17-in. Color Monitor, 8-Mbytes S114FX4-8 20-in. Color Monitor, 8-Mbytes S114TX4-8
Order Description Number ==================================== X Terminal Software Version 2.1 Boot and Administration Kit - English, French, German, Italian, Swedish, Unified-Spanish SVW-C X Terminal Software Version 2.1 Boot and Administration Kit - Japanese SVW-46-C X Terminal Software Version 2 User Manual - English X9100 X Terminal Software Version 2 User Manual - Japanese X9146 X Terminal Software Version 2 User Manual - French X9102 X Terminal Software Version 2 User Manual - German X9103 X Terminal Software Version 2 User Manual - Italian X9174 X Terminal Software Version 2 User Manual - Swedish X9106 X Terminal Software Version 2 User Manual - Unified Spanish X9172
Order Description Number ============================================= Memory 8-Mbyte Memory Expansion (8-Mbyte SIMMs) X108M 32-Mbyte Memory Expansion (32-Mbyte SIMMs) X132M
NOTE: Maximum discount may apply; contact your local Sun sales representative for more details.
Video Memory 1-Mbyte Memory Expansion (1-Mbyte SIMM) X102A
For users of X Terminal Software Version 1.0 wishing to upgrade to the latest "dot version" of Version 2.
Single-user upgrade license SVW-2.0-UL 10-user upgrade license SVW-2.0-U10L 25-user upgrade license SVW-2.0-U25L
Requires Solaris 1.1 or later Solaris 1.x release or Solaris 2.1 or later Solaris 2.x release on the designated X-terminal boot host from which the SPARC Xterminal 1 will be booted and administered.
At least one X Terminal Software Version 2.1 Administration Kit per site is required.
Users upgrading SPARCclassic X X Terminal Version 1.0 must purchase the appropriate number of Version 2.0 Software License Upgrades. One license per X terminal is required
The software features and functionality in Version 2.1 are identical to Version 2.0, with the exception for the new SPARC Xterminal 1 hardware platform support. There is no need to upgrade Version 2.0 to Version 2.1.
Order one country kit per system plus the appropriate operating system and media kit.
North American Type 5 country kit X3500A UNIX Type 5 country kit X3540A North American Universal X3501A UNIX Universal X3541A French X3502A German X3503A Swiss-French X3504A Swiss-German X3505A Swedish X3506A UK X3507A Japanese Unix X3542A Taiwan X3544A Korean X3545A Japanese X3546A UK Unix X3547A European Unix X3548A Norwegian X3570A Portuguese X3571A Spanish X3572A Danish X3573A Italian X3574A Netherlands X3575A Australian X3576A Finnish X3577A European Universal X3578A French-Canadian X3579A
(c) 1995 Sun Microsystems, Inc. Sun, Sun Microsystems, the Sun logo, Sun Microsystems Computer Company, TurboGX, TurboGXplus, Solaris, and AnswerBook are trademarks or registered trademarks of Sun Microsystems, Inc. All SPARC trademarks, including the SCD Compliant Logo, are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International, Inc. SPARCclassic, SPARCstation, microSPARC, SPARCserver, and SPARCcenter are licensed exclusively to Sun Microsystems, Inc. Products bearing SPARC trademarks are based upon an architecture developed by Sun Microsystems, Inc. UNIX is a registered trademark in the United States and other countries, exclusively licensed through X/Open Company, Ltd. All other product or service names mentioned herein are trademarks of their respective owners.
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