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2012 McIDAS Standard Product Charges

Issued 15 July 2011;
All pricing is in U.S. dollars

1. McIDAS Users' Group (MUG) Membership
  (Membership includes McIDAS software license, online updates to software & documentation, help desk support, etc.) Per calendar year
  a. McIDAS-X SX license (one or two workstations) $7,680
  b. McIDAS-X DX license (three, four or five workstations) $15,360
  c. McIDAS-X MX license (six or more workstations) $30,720
  d. McIDAS-XCD license; includes NOAAPORT Receive System $11,160
  e. SSEC Data Ingestor (SDI) license; per satellite family * $8,340

[For budget planning, we forecast calendar year 2013 MUG fees to increase by 5%.]

2. McIDAS Software on media Price
  SSEC provides the McIDAS software updates to users via the Internet. If you prefer, you can receive the software on CD.


3. Commercial Reseller License for McIDAS or SSEC Data Ingestor
  Please contact SSEC for information on rates for those interested in marketing and reselling the McIDAS-X software and/or SSEC Data Ingestors.  

4. Standard Hardware, includes documentation and shipping within U.S.
  Part # Nomenclature Price
  6450-685-SYS SDI (primary, software included) $20,000
  6450-685-BAC SDI (backup, software included) $15,000

5. McIDAS Training
  Arrangements can be made to provide McIDAS user, programmer, and operator training at SSEC or at your site. The cost will depend on your specific needs and the number of persons to be trained. Please contact your SSEC program manager to discuss training needs and scheduling.


* Satellite/satellite family is defined as one of the following:
For SDI MUG membership, the satellite families are: FY-2; GVAR imager and sounder; MTSAT; POES relay and/or direct broadcast, or any other spacecraft series in which all members have the same format or mode of data transmission.