ACRC counter depicting resources available
ACRC counter depicting resources available
ACRC counter depicting resources available

Hardware Availability

The lab is running on four different platforms and it has undergone some upgrades in Summer 2010.

  • Win Intranet has been upgraded with Intel Core 2 Duo with 4GB RAM.
  • Mac Intranet has also been upgraded with Mac Pro Quad Cores Xeon with 6GB RAM.
  • Open Section (Macs) are running on PowerPC G5 with 3GB RAM.
  • Open Section (PCs) and the Linux subnet are running on Intel Pentium 4 with 2GB RAM.

USB 2.0 ports, CD and DVD players are available for use on all units.

Each room or computing area has at least two scanners connected to units marked by light green tags on their monitors. Photoshop Elements has been made available at these units.


Some hardware and accessories are available from the reception desk for use in the ACRC.

Photo identification and CCSF student identification are required when borrowing:

  • USB/FireWire Zip Drives
  • USB/FireWire Cables
  • USB/FireWire QuickCams
  • Headphones/Microphones
  • Flash Card Readers

For a more detailed break-down of the ACRC's hardware availability, please click ACRC Hardware List(PDF)