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The Design Center

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MicroSim Corporation



System Requirements

IBM-PC Requirements: IBM 80386 or 80486-based computer or compatible; at least 2 megabytes of extended memory (not expanded for LIM); an 80x87 floating-point coprocessor, compatible with the system; a serial port (for non-networked versions) or a parallel port (for networked versions); at least one high-density floppy drive; a fixed disk with at least 10 megabytes of free space; Microsoft MS-DOS 3.0 or later (5.0 recommended); a color or monochrome display and compatible adapter for the IBM-PC. If you are using the Mid-Analysis "Snoop" feature to run Probe on the interim simulation results, you will need an additional 1 megabyte of extended memory. If you plan to run the Design Center programs as DOS applications under Microsoft Windows, you must use Windows version 3.1 or later. Windows Requirements: You cannot use network versions of the Windows Design Center programs under WindowsNT. The Design Center will run on any IBM 80386/'486-based PC, or compatible, with the following features: 640 kilobytes of DOS (low) memory; at least 4 megabytes of extended memory (not expanded or LIM) for a Stand-alone Schematics installation (at least 8 megabytes or more is recommended for use of Design Center with schematic capture); and 80x87 floating-point coprocessor, compatible with the system; Win32s files, version 1.15 or later (provided with the Design Center diskettes); a mouse; a parallel port (or a serial port if you are installing an upgrade to the single-user version); at least one high-density floppy drive; MS-DOS 3.0 or later (5.0 recommended); VGA, EGA, or most other displays (color and monochrome) supported by Microsoft Windows; Microsoft Windows 3.1 or later, installed and running in 386 advanced mode; Note: If you are installing a network version of the Design Center using Novell Netware on a 386 file server, you must have V3.0 of the Novell software (or later).


3 1/2 inch floppy disk


Contents: 3 1/2 inch floppy disk (11; 1 Optimizer disk, 2 Microsoft Win32s Install Program disks, 1 hand-labeled disk, 7 Design Center disks); typed and handwritten notes; Reproduction of Chapter 6 of Circuit Analysis Reference Manual; ReadMe.doc; Program Packing List; disk package; Circuit Analysis Reference Manual; MicroSim PSpice Optimizer Analog Performance Optimization User's Guide; The Design Center Analog Performance Optimization User's Guide; Installation Manual; Library Reference Manual; Circuit Analysis User's Guide; Application Notes Manual.

Continued from System Requirements: Sun (SunOS/Solaris) Requirements: The Design Center requires either the SunOS 4.1.2 or Solaris 2.3 operating system for SPARCstations and fully-compatible systems running OpenWindows version 3 or later. Note: The host machine cannot be a diskless node. HP Workstation Requirements: The Design Center will Run on the HP9000/700 workstations with the following: HP-UX (9.01 or later) running HP VUE (3.0 or later); Motif 1.2; Release 5 of X11. Mentor Integration Requirements: Release 8.2 (or later) of Falcon Framework; Design Architect. Cadence Integration Requirements: Release 4.2.2 of Design Framework II; Analog Artist.

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Allen Kossow software collection


Gift of Al Kossow

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