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BOSaNOVA Plus PCI kit 6461

5250 Emulation Card, Cable, & Software.
Price: $425.00
BOSâNOVA Plus is a suite of products that provides PC users with AS/400 and SYS/36 connectivity over Twinax. Included in this package are an ISA or PCI Twinax adapter and an assortment of advanced applications for communication between PC's and midrange computers. PC users benefit from immediate Windows functionality for midrange operations based on BOS' rich 5250 display/printer emulation and advanced file transfer applications. The whole system environment gains a powerful boost once AS/400 operations can be offloaded to a PC. Click to enlarge picture
  • Supports both APPC and TDLC connectivity types
  • Supports multiple environments - DOS*, Win 3.x*, Win 9x/NT/2000/Me/XP
  • Uses BOS' Stealth Technology eliminating the need for dedicated memory segment and IRQ
  • Provides a user friendly file transfer application
  • Includes an automatically activated Twinax Wizard for easy installation and configuration
  • Enhanced emulation functions for a wide range of IBM terminals
  • Automatically configured and customizable printing capability
  • Includes the Twinax Tracer for efficient troubleshooting
* PID 6401 only
Twinax cards included with BOSâNOVA Plus

  BOSâNOVA Plus 32 Highlights
  Customized for the TDLC environment, the BOSâNOVA Plus 32 provides PC connectivity over Twinax to both AS/400 and SYS/36 hosts. Users benefit from up to four sessions of full 5250 display and printer emulation. BOScom’s on-the-fly GUI application enables a total Windows look-and-feel interface. The BOSâNOVA Plus 32 includes DTF; BOScom’s advanced SQL-based data transfer application.
  BOSâNOVA Twinax 32 Highlights
The BOSâNOVA Twinax Client 32 enables PCs and PC printers to interface with midrange systems and perform as enhanced IBM midrange terminals and printers. Users enjoy full Windows APPC display and printer emulation for up to 32 simultaneous sessions. BOSâNOVA on-the-fly GUI application enhances emulation and provides a multitude of features that create a friendly work environment. BOSâNOVA advanced SQL-based data file transfer (DTF) is supported and ready to go with no additional upgrades required. The included internal router provides further benefits for APPC users by enabling the use of compatible applications requiring routers. BOSâNOVA Twinax Client 32 supports IFS 95/98/Me and the SQL file transfer utility.
BOSâNOVA Twinax Client 32 enables APPC-connected PCs to function as enhanced midrange terminals.
  5250 Display and Printer Emulation
Both connectivity types (APPC and TDLC) support BOS' rich 5250 emulation environment that provides enhanced display and printer emulation functions for a wide range of IBM terminals, including the 3477FC. PC users benefit from full 3477FC emulation including complete color and Text Assist support, DDE and HLLAPI support for integration with Windows applications, and customizable toolbars. Powerful printer emulation capabilities afford a wide range of printing and print management options. Multiple automatic printing modes, complete font control, and customizable printer drivers are just a few of the features included in the BOSâNOVA Plus.
BOScom's rich emulation provides a Windows "look & feel" environment.


External link enables users to display the contents of a pre-defined file or directory, Web pages, and DTF sites.

  Emulation Features
  • MorphExpressTM on-the-fly GUI
  • Workstation ID support*
  • SCS printer emulation
  • Text Assist support
  • Full 3477 emulation
  • PC and Terminal styles for keyboards
  • Customizable "floating" toolbars
  • Automatic font scaling
  • User definable macros with macro protection utility
  • "External Link" enables users to display the contents of a pre-defined file or directory
  • "Background Bitmap" allows customization of display sessions with a user-defined graphic file
  Features Matrix
Connectivity Type Feature Win 3.x Win9x/NT/2000/Me/XP
TDLC Display emulation with MorphMaster on-the-fly GUI and powerful SCS printer emulation 4 concurrent sessions 4 concurrent sessions
  File transfer via BOSâNOVA DTF
APPC Display emulation with MorphMaster on-the-fly GUI and powerful SCS printer emulation 32 concurrent sessions 32 concurrent sessions
  SQL file transfer
AS/400 shared folders
Remote command
Host Explorer
BOSâNOVA IFS (Win95/98/Me)
  * The local component is bundled with the emulation client; host components are purchased separately
** Not available with TDLC connection
  Available Cards
Card PID Slot Operates Under

BOSâNOVA Plus ISA 6401 ISA Win 3.x, Win 9x/NT/2000/ME/XP
BOSâNOVA Plus PCI 6461 PCI Win 9x/NT/2000/ME/XP

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5250 Emulation Card, Cable, & Software.

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