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Erst- und Zweitausrüstung

English translation: original and replacement hardware

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German term or phrase:Erst- und Zweitausrüstung
English translation:original and replacement hardware
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02:56 Feb 21, 2001
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Tech/Engineering
German term or phrase: Erst- und Zweitausrüstung
Comes from an IT contract, full sentence reads-

"Genauere Anlagebezeichnung: Erst- und Zweitausrüstung"
peachkind
Local time: 11:32
original and replacement hardware
Explanation:
I think that in the context of IT equipment is better to call hardware.

Proof:
"George Wilkerson in Southern California has uncovered a tremendous amount of original and replacement hardware and is opening the Teardrop Fix-It Shop sometime soon."

http://members.tripod.com/TearDroppers/favorite.htm
http://members.tripod.com/ShastaDam/links.htm

Best Regards

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Serge
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I agree- wasn't sure about equipment or hardware but got there in the end with your help ! Many thanks !
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Summary of answers provided
naOriginal and replacement equipment ; original and secondary equipmentxxxHenri
naoriginal and replacement hardwareSerge
naoriginal and replacement equipment
Fiona Busfield


  

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32 mins
original and replacement equipment


Explanation:
Erstausrüstung = original equipment (OE)

Zweitausrüstung = replacement equipment
(but I've also seen secondary equipment used).


    Reference: http://www.wolk-partner.de/pressemitteilung8.htm
Fiona Busfield
United Kingdom
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 40

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Madeleine van Zanten
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7 hrs
original and replacement hardware


Explanation:
I think that in the context of IT equipment is better to call hardware.

Proof:
"George Wilkerson in Southern California has uncovered a tremendous amount of original and replacement hardware and is opening the Teardrop Fix-It Shop sometime soon."

http://members.tripod.com/TearDroppers/favorite.htm
http://members.tripod.com/ShastaDam/links.htm

Best Regards




    Serge Roshchin
    s_roshchin@mail.ru
Serge
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
I agree- wasn't sure about equipment or hardware but got there in the end with your help ! Many thanks !
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8 hrs
Original and replacement equipment ; original and secondary equipment


Explanation:
see below


    Langenscheidts Dictionary
    Eichenborn 's Dictionary
xxxHenri
Local time: 12:32
PRO pts in pair: 59
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