Boatslip Manager® Software Requirements

Computer Hardware | Printers | POS Equipment

Computer Hardware

Processor

Minimum processor speed Single Core 1.0 GHz
Recommended minimum processor speed i5 Dual Core 1.8 GHz or higher

Physical RAM

Minimum physical RAM 2 GB
Recommended minimum physical RAM 6 GB

Hard Drive

Workstation minimum hard drive space 500 MB††
Server or single computer minimum hard drive space 5 GB††

Monitor

Minimum 17” supporting 1024x768 resolution

CD/DVD Drive

For installing the local version of our software.

Ethernet Card

100/1000 auto-sensing network card
A NIC or Network Interface Card is a circuit board or chip, which allows the computer to communicate to other computers on a Network. If you eventually plan on having more than one computer using Boatslip Manager, this is a must.
WE DO NOT RECOMMEND WIRELESS technology. The reason for this is due to the many variables that can affect wireless signal strength. Losing connectivity while connected to a database can cause corruption, which is why it is not promoted.

Printers **

Report Printer

Laser Printers Are Recommended Over Inkjet Printers. Laser printers are a long-term cost effective solution in a business environment.
WE DO NOT RECOMMEND WIRELESS technology. The reason for this is due to the many variables that can affect wireless signal strength and connectivity.

Receipt Printers for Windows (optional)

The Star® Thermal TSP654 with auto-cutter and USB interface is the only receipt printer that we recommend.
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Receipt Printers for Mac (optional)

The Epson TM-T88V with auto-cutter and USB interface is the only receipt printer that we recommend.
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Optional POS Equipment

For ordering equipment, contact:
POS World, Inc.
Phone: (770) 984-0241
Fax: (770) 984-0239
Toll Free: 1 (888) 801-7282
Site: http://www.posworld.com/campground-manager-software.html?so=cmgr

Note: Mention that it is for the Boatslip Manager Software via phone if calling in or within the "comments" field if ordering on-line.

Credit Card Processing Software

X-Charge
Award-winning, third-party software that lets you process all major credit cards right through Boatslip Manager and automatically deposits the transaction amount into your existing bank account. Software based systems like these will help reduce fraud losses, saves the merchant time and money, and provides powerful features and performance.

Credit Card Swipes

ID Tech MINIMAG 3331-12U Mag Card Reader, USB (Emulates Keyboard), Tracks 1 and 2 *
For parks interested in processing credit cards through Boatslip Manager this is a great time saving device.

Cash Drawers

The MS Cash Drawer® (recommended)
Cash drawers must be used in conjunction with a receipt printer and they are printer specific.

Bar Code Scanners

The Metrologic Voyager MS9520 with a USB Interface connection
For parks using our Point Of Sale module, this device can dramatically save time and reduce user errors. Voyager is an advanced auto-trigger, single line laser bar code scanner that is equally effective hand held or in the stand for presentation scanning.

Metrologic MK7580 Genesis Imager, Built in Stand, USB I/F with Keyboard Emulation
Metrologic's MS7580 Genesis, the world’s first presentation area-imaging scanner engineered to decode all standard 1D, PDF and 2D codes. This is the best choice for present and future applications.

IMPORTANT: When ordering hardware, it is highly recommended to connect the hardware as soon as possible once you receive it to ensure that it is working properly and also suits your needs. When ordering your hardware, inquire about their return policy.

† Based on todays operating systems
†† Based on what is needed for our software not including other software or the operating system
** For Software as a Service (SaaS) Customers: We enforce certain printers in order to control system stability on our servers. Please communicate with our Support Team before purchasing printing hardware.
* Must have a firmware version of 3.11 or earlier.