The Synergy Software kit is a PC-based software package that allows the user to program, monitor, and control all Discover system functions. The software package communicates via either serial port or Ethernet connection to all the various instruments. The package creates and allows for the full management of a database for all system reaction data. The package is XP and Windows 7 compliant. Minimum system requirements are a Pentium 4 class processor running at 2.80 GHz with 1G of RAM and at least 40GB of available disk space. Both an Ethernet and serial cable are included.