STRAND Recommended Hardware Specification


All Strand Systems - Windows Versions


Idox meshSERVERS


  Elreg & Sems Server

  • Twin Pentium 4 - 2.8 GHz or Dual Core processors of equivalent performance rating.
  • 2GB minimum RAM
  • Any released Microsoft Windows Server Operating System.
  • CD/RW Rom drive
  • 6mb hard disk space per 1000 electors.
  • If using this server to store Aform Property images, 1MB of disk space per property.
  • If using this server to store Absent Voter Images, 1MB of disk space per absent voter
  • 500MB total disk space to accommodate the Sems system.
  • 1Gb disk Space for Local Land charges System (if applicable)

  SelCheck Server

  • Twin Pentium 4 - 2.8 GHz or Dual Core processors of equivalent performance rating.
  • 2GB minimum RAM
  • Any released Microsoft Windows Server Operating System.
  • RAID - 1 or 5 - Level to be decided given server disk size
  • Hard disk space minimum 60MB plus 1MB per absent voter
  • CD/RW Rom drive




Idox meshCLIENTS


  Elreg / Sems Client

  • Pentium 4 2.0Ghz Processor or equivalent.
  • 1GB minimum RAM (prefer 2GB)
  • Any released Microsoft Windows Operating System.
  • Minimum 17" Monitor with 800x600 resolution or preferred 19" Monitor with 1024x768 resolution.
  • Minimum 3GB hard disk space
  • CD ROM Drive

  StrandView Client

  • Pentium 4 2.8Ghz Processor or equivalent
  • 1GB minimum RAM (prefer 2GB)
  • Any released Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Minimum 19" Monitor with 1024x768 resolution
  • Minimum 5GB hard disk space
  • SCSI Interface Card or USB2 Port for scanner connection
  • Scanner must be TWAIN compatible. circa 40-50 ppm
  • CD ROM Drive

  SelCheck Client

  • Pentium 4 2.8Ghz Processor or equivalent
  • 1GB minimum RAM (prefer 2GB)
  • Any released Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Minimum 19" Monitor with 1024x768 resolution
  • Minimum 40GB hard disk space
  • CD ROM Drive

  Scanner Specification for use with StrandView or SelCheck

  • Must be TWAIN compatible.
  • Capable of Scanning Black & White 300dpi
  • Must not scan faster than 75ppm with the above settings.

  Additional Peripherals for SelCheck Workgroup Configuration

  • Laser Printer
  • 100MB Hub/Switch & sufficient CAT5 Cabling




Idox meshNETWORKING


  Networking Environment for Elreg, Sems & StrandView

  • Cabling must be of minimum CAT5 standard.
  • The network speed must not fall below 100MB at any routed point between the client and the server.
  • Network switches should be implemented as a preference over hubs or routers.
  • Transaction based anti-virus should be disabled for the appropriate designated folders on the server and the clients.