Educators Can Purchase Compaq PC for Home

Compaqís new Educator Purchase Program gives teachers and administrators the option of buying for personal use a specially configured Presario 4460ES Desktop PC, previously available only to educational institutions.

The all-in-one unit allows educators to accomplish a variety of tasks at home, such as creating multimedia presentations, conducting research, communicating with parents via e-mail, preparing lesson plans and tracking student grades. The system incorporates a 166MHz processor featuring MMX technology, 24MB of RAM, 2GB hard drive, 8X CD-ROM drive, 28.8 modem and JBL Pro speakers with surround sound.

A Teacher Productivity LearningPaq, bundled with the computer, includes SkillsBank 96, Teacherís Toolbox, HyperStudio for Windows and other educational applications, as well as Microsoft Works. Free hardware technical support ó for the life of the product ó is also a highlight of the program.

Qualified staff at any U.S. K-12 school, college or university can order the Presario 4460ES for $2,149 (including shipping) by calling (800) 836-0149 Monday through Saturday during business hours. Compaq Computer Corp., Houston, TX, (800) 88-TEACH, www.compaq.com/education

Write 401 on Inquiry Card

This article originally appeared in the 05/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.

comments powered by Disqus

White Papers:

  • Make a Difference. No Compromise. PDF screen shot

    Printing solutions have become complicated. With new options and technology, such as MFP or CLOUD services, it is making short and long term printing decisions much more complicated. Read this whitepaper to learn about available printing solutions that offer low acquisition costs, low energy consumption and speedy print production. Read more...