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Technical information

Plug-ins

The E.ON Energy Experience activities require the free Macromedia Flash Player 8 or above. If you don't have this player, or if you are unsure whether you have it, you can find out more about Flash here.

To view the PDFs of the classroom packs, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download Acrobat Reader for free here.

Browsers

The activities in the E.ON Energy Experience have been tested with a number of computer set-ups and are known to work with the following:

PC

Win XP SP2

Internet Explorer 6, Flash Player 9
Opera 9, Flash Player 9
Firefox 1.5, Flash Player 9

Mac

OSX 10.3

Firefox 1.5, Flash Player 8
Opera 8.5, Flash Player 8

Accessibility

The E.ON Energy Experience has been developed to comply with Priority 2 of the web accessibility guidelines, as published by the W3C (Worldwide Web Consortium).

User machine specification

Minimum processor - 450Mhz Pentium II processor
Minimum 128Mb ram
Windows 98/Macintosh OS x 10.1.x
Supported browsers - Microsoft IE6 (PC only), Firefox 1.0, Mozilla, Opera 6 and Safari
Target download time using dial-up connection across V34 standard (28.8Kbps) modem 16 seconds (50k pages)
Individual pages/screens are not designed for printability unless specified as such
Optimised for 1024x768 screen resolution
Cross-format file formats used for content eg JPEG, GIF, PNG, MPG, MP3, SWF
Cross-format file formats used for downloadable content eg PDF, RTF, CSV, TIF

Technical support

The E.ON Energy Experience has been developed for E.ON UK by EdComs. If you have any technical problems with the Energy Experience, please contact EdComs for support.

Audio

There is audio within the activities to support pupils. To use the audio, please ensure your system audio is turned on and, if you have external speakers, these must be turned on as well.

To turn off the audio, click the speaker icon in the bottom left corner of each activity. To turn the audio back on, click the speaker again.