4871 Process Controller SpecView Requirements

SpecView System Requirements

SpecView runs on the following Windows operating systems:

  • Windows 8, 8.1; 32 bit & 64 bit
  • Windows 7; 32 bit & 64 bit
  • Windows Vista 32 bit. Vista 64 has shown some instability.
  • Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012; 32 and 64 bit versions
  • Windows XP; 32 bit & 64 bit

Note that SpecView does not work on Windows 8 RT (as found on some Microsoft Surface tablets).

Parr recommends a minimum of:

  • Intel Pentium processor or equivalent AMD
  • 1GB RAM (2GB or more recommended, as Windows takes most of this minimum)
  • 1GB hard disk space to install SpecView and related utilities
  • Additional disk space for data logging (varies depending on how much and how often you log data)
  • Display adapter capable of operating at 1024 x 768 pixels and at least 16-bit color
  • 2 USB ports
  • A wired Ethernet port (Parr 4871 Controller only)
  • A CD ROM drive for the program installation.

Ideal System:

  • Intel Core i5 (or Celeron / AMD equivalent) 2.6Ghz
  • 2GB RAM
  • 500GB hard disk + enough space for Data Logging

Essentially, anything that runs MS Word and MS Excel quickly will be OK for SpecView.