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Computer System Requirements

Mac System Requirements

Listed below are the suggested Mac requirements for utilizing online instructions services with The Virtual School of Music:
* Mac computer with G4 800 Mhz processor or faster.
* Mac OS X v10.3.9 Panther or later.
* 512 MB RAM.
* 40 MB free disk space on your hard drive.
* Microphone.
* Webcam: suggested webcams include Apple iSight, Philips SPC900NC, or Logitech QuickCam Pro 4000. Drivers for the Philips and Logitech webcams can be downloaded from http://webcam-osx.sourceforge.net/.
* Internet connection (broadband is best, GPRS is not supported for voice calls, and results may vary on a satellite connection).

PC System Requirements

Listed below are the suggested PC requirements for utilizing online instructions services with The Virtual School of Music:
* PC running Windows 2000 or XP. (Windows 2000 users require DirectX 9.0 for video calls);
* Internet connection (broadband is best, GPRS is not supported for voice calls, and results may vary on a satellite connection). Using a non-broadband connection may hinder video picture and sound capabilities during online instruction classes;
* Quality speakers and microphone - built-in or separate;
* Current version of Skype Video application
* High quality web camera; * A computer with at least a 1GHz processor, 256 MB RAM and of course a webcam;
* At least a 400 MHz processor, 128 MB RAM and 15 MB free disk space on your hard drive.

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