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G-CONNECT System Requirements and Box Contents

G-CONNECT system requirements

The G-CONNECT device has support for the following Operating Systems. The device is ready for use with Apple® Mac OS X® and Microsoft Windows® systems and comes formatted as FAT-32, which is ideal for cross-platform use.

Operating Systems

  • Mac® OS X 10.5.8 or higher (Intel processor-based Mac)
  • Windows® XP, Vista® or Windows® 7.0
  • iPhone® and iPad® iOS operating systems 4.3+

Web Browser Support

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer® 8.0+
  • Mac Safari® 5.0+
  • Mozilla Firefox® 4.0+
  • Google Chrome® 10.0 +

Minimum System Requirements

  • Windows® users: Computer systems running Windows XP®, Windows Vista®, or Windows® 7.0 and available USB 2.0 port
  • Mac® users: Computer systems running with Mac® OS 10.5.8 or later and available USB 2.0 port. Intel® processor-based Macs only
  • iPhone® and iPad® iOS operating systems 4.3+

G-CONNECT Box Contents

  • G-CONNECT Device
  • USB Y-Cable
  • Power Cable
  • Power Adapter

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