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FED E R A L R E S E R V E B A N K OF D A L L A S Station K, Dallas, Texas 7 5 2 2 2 Circular No. 84-130 December 31, 1984 TO: All depository Reserve District ATTENTION: Operations Officer SUBJECT: Modifications to Bulletin 16 fees for personal computers SUMMARY: The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is updating Bulletin 16 -- Dedicated Line and Dial-Up Access to the RESPONSE Network. The changes, which become effective February 1, 1985, reflect a reduction in the monthly charge for personal computers leased to depository institutions. In addition, the Dallas Fed also is announcing the immediate availability of IBM Personal Computer Model XTs for use with the RESPONSE network. DETAILS: The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is pleased to announce decreases in the monthly lease fee for personal computers. The revisions to Bulletin 16, Supplement A, Table 1, indicate the new lease fees of $98 per month for institutions connected with the RESPONSE network through an IBM Personal Computer and $153 per month for institutions connected with the network through an IBM Personal Computer Model XT. Previously, these fees were $120 and $220 respectively. Prices for optional upgrades have not been revised. The reduced fees will be automatically assessed as of February 1, 1985. institutions in the Eleventh Federal reflecting lower lease Personal computer configurations 1 and 2 are readily available as an initial or second link to the RESPONSE network or as a replacement of a currently leased standard IBM Personal Computer (configuration 1) with an IBM Personal Computer Model XT (configuration 2). To place an order for either of these models please send a letter to: Mr. Stan McAnelly RESPONSE Coordinator Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Station K Dallas, Texas 75222 Banks and others are encouraged to use the following in coming W A TS numbers in contacting this Bank: 1-800-442-7140 (intrastate) and 1-800-527-9 200 (interstate). For calls placed locally, please use 651 plus the extension referred to above. This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org) / The attached Bulletin 16 supplement modifications also delineate monthly access fee charges previously announced in our Circular 84-98 dated October 2, 1984. This supplement should be inserted in Volume 1 of the Regulations Binders and the supplement dated July 1984 should be removed. ATTACHMENTS: Bulletin 16 -- Supplement A MORE INFORMATION: RESPONSE network: Extension 4250 ADDITIONAL COPIES: Public Affairs Department, Extension 6289 Customer Assistance Group, CONFIGURATION 1 Old Price $120 New Price $98 IBM Personal Computer 5150 System Unit (64K), with keyboard two 320KB diskette drives and adapters 6024001 PC-DOS 1501003 64KB Memory Module (for a total 128K) 1502074 Asynchronous Communications Adapter 1504900 Adapter for Monochrome Display and Printer 5151001 Monochrome Display 5152002 Graphics Printer 1525612 Printer Cable 7347005 Modem Cable 1502090 SDLC Adapter Card CONFIGURATION 2 Old Price $220 New Price $153 IBM Personal Computer Model XT 5160 Personal Computer XT System Unit with keyboard, one 320 KB Diskette Drive, one 10MB Fixed Disk, 512K Memory, Asynchronous Communications Adapter, Disk Drive Adapters 6024061 PC-DOS 2.1 1504910 Color/Graphics Monitor Adapter 5153001 Color/Display 5152002 Graphics Printer 7347005 Modem Cable 1525612 Printer Cable 1505200 Printer Adapter 1502090 SDLC Adapter Card