Campground Manager® Software Requirements

Preferred Vendor | Computer Hardware | Printers | POS Equipment

Preferred Vendor

We recommend BarcodesInc as a preferred vendor. Click here to see their Campground Manager comapatible hardware.

Computer Hardware

Operating System

Campground Manager Astra

Windows 7 or higher (32bit or 64bit)
Mac OSX version 10.9 or higher


Campground Manager Classic

Windows XP or higher (32bit or 64bit)
Mac OSX version 10.8 or higher


Boatslip Manager

Windows XP or higher (32bit or 64bit)
Mac OSX version 10.8 or higher (Software as a Service ONLY)

Physical RAM

Campground Manager Astra

Minimum physical RAM 8 GB††


Campground Manager Classic

Minimum physical RAM 2 GB††
Recommended minimum physical RAM 6 GB††


Boat Slip Manager

Minimum physical RAM 2 GB††
Recommended minimum physical RAM 6 GB††

Monitor

Minimum 17” supporting 1024x768 resolution††

CD/DVD Drive

For installing the local version of our software.

Ethernet Card

100/1000 auto-sensing network card
A NIC or Network Interface Card is a circuit board or chip, which allows the computer to communicate to other computers on a Network. If you eventually plan on having more than one computer using Campground Manager, this is a must.
WE DO NOT RECOMMEND WIRELESS technology. The reason for this is due to the many variables that can affect wireless signal strength. Losing connectivity while connected to a database can cause corruption, which is why it is not promoted.

Printers *

Report Printer

Laser Printers Are Recommended Over Inkjet Printers. Laser printers are a long-term cost effective solution in a business environment.
WE DO NOT RECOMMEND WIRELESS technology. The reason for this is due to the many variables that can affect wireless signal strength and connectivity.
SaaS Customers (Software As A Service) - We enforce certain printers in order to control system stability on our servers. Please communicate with our Support Team before purchasing printing hardware. If printing from an iPad, an AirPrint compatible printer is needed along with the appropriate RDP iOS App that supports AirPrint technology.

Windows Users (optional)

The Star® Thermal TSP654 with auto-cutter and USB interface -OR- The Epson TM-T88V with auto-cutter and USB interface are the only receipt printers that we recommend.
    → Star Driver Download     → Epson Driver Download

Mac on SaaS (optional)

The Epson TM-T88V with auto-cutter and USB interface is the only receipt printer that we recommend.
    → Epson Driver Download

NOTE: If cash drawers are to be used in conjunction with receipt printers in the SaaS (Software as a Service) environment, you must use the same name brand of receipt printer on all computers.

Optional POS Equipment

Credit Card Swipes

Please call our toll free number in order to get the latest information about credit card swipes due to recent changes in the industry
For parks interested in processing credit cards through Campground Manager this is a great time saving device.

Cash Drawers (N/A for Mac on SaaS)

The MS Cash Drawer® (recommended)
Cash drawers must be used in conjunction with a receipt printer and they are printer specific. USB cash drawers will NOT work.

Bar Code Scanners

The Metrologic Voyager MS9520 with a USB Interface connection
For parks using our Point Of Sale module, this device can dramatically save time and reduce user errors. Voyager is an advanced auto-trigger, single line laser bar code scanner that is equally effective hand held or in the stand for presentation scanning.

Metrologic MK7580 Genesis Imager, Built in Stand, USB I/F with Keyboard Emulation
Metrologic's MS7580 Genesis, the world’s first presentation area-imaging scanner engineered to decode all standard 1D, PDF and 2D codes. This is the best choice for present and future applications.

IMPORTANT: When ordering hardware, it is highly recommended to connect the hardware as soon as possible once you receive it to ensure that it is working properly and also suits your needs. When ordering your hardware, inquire about their return policy.

† Based on todays operating systems
†† Based on what is needed for our software not including other software or the operating system
* For Software as a Service (SaaS) Customers: We enforce certain printers in order to control system stability on our servers. Please communicate with our Support Team before purchasing printing hardware.