Hardware Standards

The hardware listed below meets SSU accessibility and general usage standards.  This equipment is pre-approved for campus use and IT Certification requests for purchase will be processed more quickly.  IT Certification is still required.

 

Mac Platform
Model Display CPU Ram Disk Size Optical Drive Video Camera
iMac 21.5" HD LED-Backlit 4k Display Intel Core i5 8GB 1TB FusionHard Drive None ATI Radeon Pro Graphics 555 2GB Integrated Camera
MacBook Pro 13.3" widescreen Retina display Intel Core i5 8GB 256GB SSDHard Drive None Intel Iris Graphics 640 Integrated Camera
Mac Mini              
iPad              

 

Mac Platform
Model Details
iMac
  • 21.5" HD LED-Backlit 4k Display
  • Intel Core i5
  • 8GB RAM
  • 1TB FusionHard Drive
  • ATI Radeon Pro Graphics 555 2GB
  • Integrated Camera
MacBook Pro
  • 13.3" widescreen Retina display
  • Intel Core i5
  • 8GB RAM
  • 256GB SSD Hard Drive
  • Intel Iris Graphics 640
  • Integrated Camera
Mac Mini  
iPad  

 

Mac OS & iOS

iMac

  • 21.5" HD LED-Backlit 4k Display
  • Intel Core i5
  • 8GB RAM
  • 1TB FusionHard Drive
  • ATI Radeon Pro Graphics 555 2GB
  • Integrated Camera

    MacBook Pro

    • 13.3" widescreen Retina display
    • Intel Core i5
    • 8GB RAM
    • 256GB SSD Hard Drive
    • Intel Iris Graphics 640
    • Integrated Camera

     

     

      Windows Platform
      Model Display CPU Ram Disk Size Optical Drive Video Camera
      PC Desktop: HP EliteDesk 800 G4 24" Monitor Resolution: 1920x1080 Intel Core i5-8500 (6-core) 8GB 512GB SSD 8xDVD+/-RW Drive Intel UHD Graphics 630 None
      PC Laptop: HP EliteBook 840 G5  14.0" 1920x1080 Full HD LED-Backlit Intel Core i5-7200U 8GB 512GB SSD None Intel HD Graphics 620 Integrated Webcam
      PC All in One              
      PC Mini              
      PC Tablet              

       

      Add monitors, tablets, minis, voip phone, scanner, optical drive, dongles, mouse, keyboard, optical drive, web cam.

      Displays
      Model Size
      24#  

       

      External Hardware - Recommended & Pre-approved

      The following devices have been reviewed by IT and are recommended for most users in common situations.  If you have questions about compatibility with your computer, please contact the IT Help Desk.  IT Certification is not required for the following items, but if you have any questions before purchasing please contact itcert@sonoma.edu.

      Common Recommended External Devices
      Type Compatibility Note Recommended Model
      PC Docking Stations Depends on machine. Our standard HP and Dell Laptops use these. HP-HP D9Y32 UltraSlim Docking Station G2  Dell-Dell WD15 Monitor Dock 4K with 130W Adapter, USB-C
      Mac Docking Stations Depends on machine. Our standard Mac Laptop would work with this. USB C Hub, 12 in 1 Multi-Port USB 3.0, Secure Docking Station with Charging Power, Audio, 4K HDMI, VGA, Gigabit Ethernet, Micro/SD Card Reader for iMac Pro, Chromebook, MacBook Pro 2018, 2017, 2016
      Phone headset   Leitner LH270 Single-Ear Wireless Telephone Headset for Office Phones
      USB Thumb Drive   Samsung 32GB BAR (METAL) USB 3.0 Flash Drive (MUF-32BA/AM)
      Encrypted Thumb Drive   Encrypted Flash Drive,DualAxon Password Protected Flash Drive Adopting Hardware Encryption Digital Keypad Metal Shell(16GB)
      Speakers   Logitech Multimedia Speakers Z200 with Stereo Sound for Multiple Devices - Black
      Ergonomic Keyboard   Microsoft Natural Ergonomic Keyboard 4000 for Business - Wired
      Ergonomic Mouse   Anker AK-UBA 2.4G Wireless Vertical Ergonomic Optical Mouse, 800 / 1200 /1600 DPI, 5 Buttons for Laptop, Desktop, PC, Macbook - Black
      USB Optical Drive   ROOFULL USB 3.0 External DVD Drive with Protective Storage Carrying Case Bag, Portable CD DVD +/-RW Drive Burner, Compatible for Windows 10/8/7 Laptop Computer Mac Macbook Pro HP Dell Asus Acer Lenovo
      Dongles Used for our standard MacBook Pro HooToo USB C Hub, USB C Adapter with Ethernet Port, 4K HDMI, 100W Power Delivery, 3 USB 3.0 Ports for MacBook Pro & Google Chromebook & and More Type C Laptops - Silver
      Web Cam   Logitech C920S Pro HD Webcam with Privacy Shutter - Widescreen Video Calling and Recording, 1080p Camera, Desktop or Laptop Webcam, Black_with Shutter