Emerson IT Help Desk

Computer Purchasing for Staff & Faculty

The following information is intended only for purchasing a computer that will be used in an Emerson College department.

Please note: Even if you are a staff or faculty member, if you are making a personal computer purchase, see more information at Personal Computer Purchasing.

This is a listing of standard computer hardware that has been determined suitable for the Emerson College work environment. If you are ready to order something from this page, all items are available through Marketplace, accessible through eCommon. If you do not have access to Marketplace, please contact Purchasing.

If you have a specific need outside of these standards, please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@emerson.edu.

 

Desktops

Dell Optiplex 5040

       

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  • 3.2GHz Intel Core i5 6500
  • 256 GB Solid State Drive
  • 8 GB RAM
  • DVD±RW
  • Intel HD Graphics 5300
  • 3-year warranty
  • Windows 10
  • Includes: USB mouse, USB keyboard
  • Additional included software: Microsoft Office 2013, Adobe Acrobat Professional

$669.49 on Dell Marketplace

Monitor NOT included

The SFF is a compact design, well-suited for small spaces and users without the need for expansion.

 

Apple iMac

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  • 2.7 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i5 processor
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 1 TB hard drive
  • Built-in 21.5" flat panel LCD
  • Intel Iris Pro graphics
  • 2x Thunderbolt ports, 4x USB3 ports
  • 1-year warranty
  • Mac OS X 10.11 'El Capitan'
  • Includes: wireless Magic Mouse, wireless keyboard
  • Additional included software: Microsoft Office 2016, Adobe Acrobat Professional

Note: This computer includes a wireless mouse and keyboard, and one set of batteries for each. You may also want to consider a set of rechargable batteries to go along with this.

$1,249 on Apple Marketplace

 

 

Laptops

Dell XPS 13

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  • 2.9 GHz Intel i5-5300U
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 Solid State Drive
  • 13.3" Full HD Display
  • Intel (R) HD Graphics 5500
  • 3-year warranty
  • Windows 10
  • Additional included software: Microsoft Office 2016, Adobe Acrobat Professional

Note: This laptop does not have a standard Dell docking port. Other docking solutions are possible through the USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 port.

$1,216.03 on GovConnection Marketplace

 

Apple 13" MacBook Air

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  • 1.6 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i5 processor
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 256 GB Flash storage drive
  • 13.3" LED display
  • Intel HD Graphics 6000
  • 1x Thunderbolt port, 2x USB3 ports
  • 1-year warranty
  • Mac OS X 10.11 'El Capitan'
  • Additional included software: Microsoft Office 2016, Adobe Acrobat Professional
  • Includes a Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet adapter for Ethernet access
$1,268 on Apple Marketplace

 

 

Tablets 

Apple iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi 16GB

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  • Space Gray
  • 16GB internal flash storage
    • Also available with 64GB for $579 or 128GB for $679
  • Wi‑Fi (802.11a/​b/​g/​n/​ac); dual channel (2.4GHz and 5GHz); HT80 with MIMO
  • Bluetooth 4.0 wireless technology
  • TouchID fingerprint sensor
  • 9.7‑inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi‑Touch display with IPS technology
  • 2048-by-1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi)
  • iOS 8
$479 on Apple Marketplace

 

 

Monitors

Dell 21” E2214 LCD

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  • Widescreen 16x9 aspect ratio
  • 1920x1080 resolution
  • Available interfaces: DVI-D, VGA
  • 3-year warranty                                              
$114.79 on Dell Marketplace

 

Dell 24” P2417 LCD

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  • Widescreen 16x9 aspect ratio
  • 1920x1080 resolution
  • Available interfaces: HDMI, VGA, USB upstream, USB downstream
  • Adjustments: height, pivot (rotation), swivel, tilt
  • 3-year warranty
$188.59 on Dell Marketplace

 

 

Printers

 

Epson Stylus C88+

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  • Color inkjet printer
  • NOT networked, suitable for personal use with 1 computer
  • Prints black text at up to 23 pages per minute, color at up to 14 pages per minute
  • USB cable NOT included, must be purchased separately
$103.95 on GovConnection Marketplace

HP LaserJet Pro P1102w

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  • Black and white laser printer
  • Prints up to 19 pages per minute
  • NOT networked, suitable for personal use with 1 computer
  • USB cable NOT included
$151.55 on GovConnection Marketplace

HP LaserJet Pro M402n

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  • Black and white laser printer
  • Prints up to 40 pages per minute
  • Networked small workgroup printer, suitable for sharing between multiple computers
  • Ethernet/USB cables NOT included
$269  on GovConnection Marketplace

 

HP LaserJet Pro Color M252dw

HP LaserJet M252dw

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  • Color laser printer
  • Prints up to 14 pages per minute in color or black and white
  • Networked small workgroup printer, suitable for sharing between multiple computers
  • Manual duplexing available
  • Ethernet cable NOT included
$264.88  on GovConnection Marketplace

 

HP LaserJet Pro M604n

HP LaserJet M604n

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  • Black and white laser printer
  • Prints up to 45 pages per minute
  • Networked large workgroup printer, most suited for shared usage between a large number of computers
  • Ethernet cable NOT included
$594.00 on GovConnection Marketplace

 

HP LaserJet Pro Color M451dn

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  • Color laser printer
  • Prints up to 21 pages per minute in color or black and white
  • Networked large workgroup printer, most suited for shared usage between a large number of computers
  • Automatic duplexing
  • Ethernet cable NOT included
$286.48 on GovConnection Marketplace
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