POS Computers are suited for retail environments.

Press Release Summary:

Powered by 2.0 GHz Intel(TM) Celeron® processor with 400 MHz FSB, SurePOS(TM) 300 models offer 256 MB DDR memory, expandable to 2 GB, and 64 MB max shared video memory. It incorporates one half-size PCI slot along with 24 V USB, two 12 V USB, and 2 PC USB ports. Communications include 2 or 4 powered RS-232 ports and 10/100 Ethernet. Model 330 thin-client solution has no storage media, while Model 33H thick-client solution features 40 GB, 7200 rpm SATA HDD.

Original Press Release:

Enhanced IBM SurePOS 300 Series Models Offer Low-Cost Thin- or Thick-Client Alternatives for the Retail Environment

At a glance

New SurePOS 300 models offer:

Intel(TM) Celeron® processor at 2.0 GHz with 400 MHz front-side bus

256 MB double data rate (DDR) memory standard, expandable to 2 GB

Shared video memory, 64 MB maximum

40 GB Serial ATA HDD standard (model 33H only)

One PCI slot, half-size

One 24 V USB, two 12 V USB, two PC USB ports

Two standard, four powered RS-232 ports

10/100 Ethernet

PS/2® keyboard and mouse ports


Model 330 value solution

No storage media

Model 33H thick-client solution

40 GB, 7200 rpm HDD

For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: SE001).


New, enhanced models of the SurePOS(TM) 300 deliver the power and performance retailers expect from IBM at a remarkably affordable price. Now with processor speeds up to 2 GHz and added expandability, these systems offer a more flexible design, higher reliability, and a small footprint to help save valuable counter space. They are engineered for user-friendly operation, easier management, and convenient service. These models include Powered USB ports that alleviate the need for a power brick and allow you to attach new devices.

Systems come with a variety of peripheral options, including an internal CD-ROM drive for loading or viewing training applications.

Key prerequisites

One of the following operating systems:

IBM Retail Environment for SUSE LINUX

Windows(TM) 2000 Professional

Windows XP Professional

Windows XP Embedded

Windows Embedded for Point of Service

DOS 2000

Note: Hardware support is available for clients who create unique Windows XP Embedded images. Problems that occur with Windows XP Embedded need to be recreated using Windows XP Professional.

Support for other operating systems, including Windows NT(TM), can be provided in response to a request for price quotation (RPQ).

Planned availability date

July 29, 2005

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