Just for the North American folk, Alias|Wavefront, 3December, HP, Intel and ATI have announced special offers in celebration of the upcoming 3December event held on 3 December 2002 (duh). These special offers are available till 27 Dec 2002.
The entry-level offer consists of a HP Workstation xw4000 with 2GHz, 256 MB, 40GB disk, Intel Pentium 4, ATI FIRE GL 8800 graphics card, Windows XP, Maya Complete 4.5, and a selection of Maya Learning Tools for only US$2,999.
The advanced special offer consists of a HP workstation xw6000 with 2.4GHz, 512 MB, 80GB disk, Intel Xeon processor, ATI FIRE GL 8800 graphics card, Windows XP, Maya Complete 4.5 and a selection of Maya Learning Tools for only US$3,999.
The four Maya Learning Tools included with both the entry-level and advanced special offers are: Learning Maya | Foundation; Learning Maya | Character Rigging and Animation; Maya Techniques | Exploring Advanced Shading Networks; and Maya Techniques | Polygon Texturing, Lighting and Shading.
Special Offers for Existing Maya Customers
Alias and it's global 3December sponsors are also unveiling two additional 3December specials for existing Maya customers.
The Maya 4.5 Upgrade special offer consists of a HP Workstation xw4000 with 2GHz, 256 MB, 40GB disk, Intel Pentium 4, ATI FIRE GL 8800 graphics card, Windows XP and an upgrade from Maya Complete 4.0 to Maya Complete 4.5. In addition, customers will receive a limited edition Maya jacket. The price for this outstanding package is US$1,698.
The Maya Unlimited Upgrade special offer consists of a HP workstation xw6000 with 2.4GHz, 512 MB, 80GB disk, Intel Xeon processor, ATI FIRE GL 8800 graphics card, Windows XP and an upgrade from Maya Complete 4.5 to Maya Unlimited 4.5 for US$5,999.
Special Offer for StudioTools Customers
Industrial designers can also take part in the 3December special offers. New and existing StudioTools customers can separately purchase either the entry-level or advanced hardware packages from HP.
Availability and Details
The Maya software with Maya Learning Tools and StudioTools software are available to be purchased separately from authorized Alias|Wavefront resellers in North America. For a list of North American Alias|Wavefront resellers visit http://www.aliaswavefront.com/resellers or call 1-800-447-2542. For more information on 3December, please visit www.3december.com.
The HP workstations including Pentium 4 and Xeon processing, ATI FIRE GL 8800 graphics card and Windows XP operating system are also available to be purchased separately at HP Prime and Partner Direct resellers. For a list of HP Prime and Partner Direct resellers visit http://www.hp.com/country/us/eng/buy/resellers.html.
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