Site Requirements FAQs

What are the minimum and optimal requirements for viewing the site? is optimized for the most recent browsers and requires Flash and a broadband connection. Specifically, supports Internet Explorer 6+, Firefox 2+ and Safari 2.03+ requires the free Flash plug-in, version 9.0124 or greater. To deliver the highest quality video experience, it's best to limit other application usage (e.g. open email windows, other browsers etc.) when watching video. This will provide more system resources to your video playback experience.

What's the best way to view the site on a mobile device?

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