BookAccents Technical Specifications

Programming Languages



Visual Basic 6

Visual Basic 7



Crystal Report Writer



Palm Development


Used on optional hand held Palm Scanner





Operating System



Windows XP Pro

SP-2 updates minimum





Addition Software



Bar-code fonts


By developers supplied on distribution media

Crystal Report Writer Runtime


Supplied on distribution disk

Zebra Universal Print Driver


Available on Internet.  Do not use driver provided on CD with Printer

Microsoft Access Runtime

Peer to Peer/Multi-user

Supplied on distribution disk

Microsoft Access Full


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Disk Image Receipt Printer

Optional to view/print disk images

available free at

Nero CD burning backup software

We recommend this backup software




Computer Requirements



Pentium IV or Equivalent

256 MB Ram Minimum

512 MB Recommended

USB Ports

Dependent upon Number of I/O Devices

Hub Recommended

Standard Monitor, Mouse and Keyboard



Hard disk to suit

Shop for quality not size





Internet Connection

Required to resolve ISBNs



As required

Dedicated server recommended for > 2 stations

DVD Writer

Or other backup device

User responsible for design and implementation of backups.




Input/Output Devices



Bar-code Scanner


All stations

Hand Held Palm Scanner

SPT1550 Hand Held Scanner

Optional.  Software diver additional cost/month

Pole display

Serial or USB Single/double sided


Zebra TLP2844 Label Printer

For Book Labels

May be shared between devices

HP4000/4200 Laser Printer


Or 100% compatible may be shared










Please see Software and Data Restrictions