We are trying to bring our teacher/staff computers to a 5 year cycle (was around 8 years). We are almost there. Classroom computers are still around 8 years for elementary - moving middle school to 1to1. Netbooks - 3 years in the 1to1 program, then hopefully another couple years in other classrooms. We have had to have two Smartboard trays replaced, one was brand new, so I believe it was just defective. The other was about a year old. The older boards seem to be holding up though. On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 8:36 AM, Bob Wickberg <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > We've had Smartboards around here for as long as I've been here, 7 years, > and I've never seen one die. > > Bob Wickberg > Technology Coordinator > Brattleboro Union High School District # 6 > 802-451-3418 > > School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes: > >School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes: > >>I thought That I might just ad something to the equation as a Media > >>Coordinator. Depending on the district LCD projectors might want to be > >>considered. We have an extensive info-structure Projectors. The life > >>span of these are 4 years. We are looking into a 5 year replacement > >>cycle only due to the fact that we have pursed service for this term > >>for most projectors. > > > > > >Yes, I'm looking at that as well... it seems like some of our 3-year-old > >projectors are already starting to slowly expire. Kind of a scary > >prospect. Also.. what is the expected lifespan of a SmartBoard? > > > >Melissa Hayden-Raley > >Information Technology > >Milton Town School District > >====================== > >Need computer help? http://helpdesk.mtsd-vt.org > >Fix it yourself! http://helpdesk.mtsd-vt.org/selfhelp/index.html > > > > > >__________________________________________________________________ > >CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: This e-mail message, including any attachments, is > >for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential > >and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure, or > >distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please > >contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy/delete all copies of the > >original message. > -- smg Sylvia Gagne Georgia Elementary & Middle School 4416 Ethan Allen Highway St. Albans, VT 05478 CONFIDENTIALITY NOTICE: The information contained in this transmission is privileged and confidential information intended only for the use of the individual or entity named above. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution, or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this transmission in error, do not read it. Please immediately reply to the sender that you received this communication in error and then delete it. Thank you.