Start » Technology

Technology

Technology

BRING YOUR OWN DEVICES

 

Hardware Requirements
  • Device with keyboard
  • 8 GB of RAM recommended (4 GB minimum)
  • 120GB SSD or 128GB HDD minimum
  • Not a preferred device: IPad, Tablet, Chromebook
 
Software Requirements
  • Operating System:
    1. Windows 10, 8.1, and no Windows 10S.
    2. Mac 10.13 High Sierra or later
    3. Chrome OS 78 (Chromebooks not supported with Project Lead the Way applications)
    4. Linux OS not recommended
  • Browsers:
    1. Safari 12 (minimum)
    2. Chrome 78 (minimum)
    3. Firefox 71 (minimum)
 
Other Items to Consider in finding the right device...
  • A protective case is highly recommended.
  • Laptop weight and size (carried all day to classes)
  • Is there a warranty if the device is damaged? Is it covered under homeowner's insurance?
  • Antivirus needed? At no cost, students can download the Avast https://www.avast.com/en-us/index) or AVG https://www.avg.com.
  • A list of required and suggested applications is available here. This includes information on how to access free downloads of Office 2016.
  • If a problem occurs with the device at home or at school, a loaner from ZCS is available.
 
Although ZCS does not recommend a brand of laptop, if you have a questions about a device you are considering, please email us at zcstech@zcs.k12.in.us.
 
Getting your BYOD Device Ready for our Network
 
Rental Laptop Cost & Specifications
(Lenovo Thinkpad 11e)
  • $132.50 includes laptop & case
  • Support provided by Tech Staff
  • Hard Drive: 128 GB SSD
  • RAM: 8 GB
  • Processor: Intel Pentium Silver N5000
  • Case:  Clamshell Case