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Ahhhh.

 

Soooo….why go back to Dallas?

 

 

T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA #S2607)

 

ALLEN DESIGNS

Consulting Structural Engineers

        32302 Camino Capistrano, #206
         San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

    V (949) 248-8588•F (949) 209-2509

 

 

 

From: Stan Caldwell [mailto:stancaldwell(--nospam--at)gmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 4:29 PM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: RE: Vish and his IPAD2

 

Bill:

Think of the PC as the mainframe and the Transformer as the terminal.

I can sit here in Hawaii and run my office PC in Texas.  Not just my PC, but also Halff's entire network, including those programs loaded on our virtual machines.

Stan

Sent from my ASUS Transformer

On Jul 7, 2011 12:43 PM, "T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E." <Bill(--nospam--at)allendesigns.com> wrote:
> I'm just saying that using Revit requires a LOT of RAM. In a PC, you need
> 64bit OS to go over 3Gb and you definitely need more than 3Gb to do a real
> project with Revit. If you can use 8Gb on the Transformer or whatever it is,
> then that is fine.
>
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>
> T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA #S2607)
>
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> ALLEN DESIGNS
>
> Consulting Structural Engineers
>
> 32302 Camino Capistrano, #206
> San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
>
> V (949) 248-8588.F (949) 209-2509
>
>
>
>
>
>
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> From: Stan Caldwell [mailto:stancaldwell(--nospam--at)gmail.com]
> Sent: Thursday, July 07, 2011 3:17 PM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: Re: Vish and his IPAD2
>
>
>
> Neil:
>
> My Transformer is WiFi-only. I bought it and the keyboard dock online at
> NewEgg. My unlimited phone contract is with Verizon Wireless and my phone
> is rooted. I'm pretty adventurous for a old fart.
>
> Bill:
>
> Revit is limited by the PC, not by the Transformer. It runs on Android
> Honeycomb 3.1, not Windows.
>
> Stan
>
> Sent from my ASUS Transformer
>
> On Jul 7, 2011 11:42 AM, "Neil Moore" <nma(--nospam--at)nma-se.com> wrote:
>> Stan:
>>
>> Who is your provider? Your unit is real tempting as I'm in the market
>> for something like this.
>>
>> Neil
>>
>>
>> On 7/7/2011 2:28 PM, T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. wrote:
>>>
>>> You really can't do a real project with Revit without 64bit OS and 8
>>> Gb of RAM.
>>>
>>> *T. William (Bill) Allen, S.E. (CA #S2607)*
>>>
>>> * *
>>>
>>> *_ALLEN DESIGNS_*
>>>
>>> * Consulting Structural Engineers*
>>>
>>> 32302 Camino Capistrano, #206
>>> San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
>>>
>>> V (949) 248-8588.F (949) 209-2509
>>>
>>> *From:* Stan Caldwell [mailto:stancaldwell(--nospam--at)gmail.com]
>>> *Sent:* Thursday, July 07, 2011 2:12 PM
>>> *To:* seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>>> *Subject:* Re: Vish and his IPAD2
>>>
>>> David:
>>>
>>> Go buy an Asus Eee Pad Transformer with the keyboard dock. It is a
>>> 10.1" tablet that transforms into a netbook. In addition to
>>> everything that I wrote earlier, I should also explain that I can use
>>> it to run Risa3D, Visual Analysis, WoodWorks, etc., using PVN to my
>>> office desktop. I could also run AutoCAD or Revit, if I wanted to.
>>> Available for purchase online for the past 2 months. The 16 mb tablet
>>> is $299. The 32 mb tablet is $399. The excellent optional keyboard
>>> dock is $149. Right now, you can only buy the WiFi-only model, but
>>> you can tether it to your 3G or 4g phone. I am typing this from a
>>> hotel conference room on the Kona Coast of the Big Island in Hawaii.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Stan Caldwell
>>>
>>> Sent from my ASUS Transformer
>>>
>>> On Jul 7, 2011 10:51 AM, "David Merrick, Structural Engineer, Merrick
>>> Group" <mrkgp.se <http://mrkgp.se>@gmail.com <http://gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>
>