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Single User Systems (PERQ): Administrative Guidelines
D H Leech, Secretary's Department
10 January 1983
SERC Instruction 5/82
SERC Instruction SERC 1-83 issued on 4 January 1983 provided guidance to Operating Divisions in their administration of research grant applications involving single user computer systems. The attached papers may be of use to committee secretariats as background information. These papers consist of:
- Single User Systems : Price List.
- The Bulletin article introducing the system to users.
- A copy of a RAL Computing Division paper on recognition of Single User System Requests on RG2.
SINGLE USER SYSTEMS: PRICE LIST
VALID ONLY FOR DECEMBER 1982 GRANT ROUND
All Prices Include VAT at 15%
ICL PERQ (the standard machine has 1 Mbyte of memory and 4K of Writable Control Store; the graphics display, keyboard, tablet and 4 button cursor, 24 Mbyte fixed disc, 1 Mbyte floppy disc, GPIB (IEEE 488) and RS232C interfaces).
|1 Mbyte memory + 4K WCS PERQ||18,700 (includes UNIX licence)|
|Maintenance||115 per calendar month|
|16K WCS PERQ||Consult RAL|
|Cambridge Ring connection||1,500|
|X25 (SERCNET) connection||2,000 + cost of line to PSE + cost of port|
|ICL/Versatec V80 printer/plotter||7,300 (budgetary price)|
|Versatek Maintenance||730 per annum|
In case of doubt or problems, please consult
Dr Ken Robinson
Common Base Programme
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Abingdon 21900 ext 6491