Capital equipment includes all capital items they will be acquired during the Pre-production stage. This includes manufacturing and computer equipment as well as office furniture.
Goto the Prototype Stage in the DecisionCrafter NPD.xls menu. Click on Capital budgets. This will take you to the Prototype Stage menu. Click on CAPITAL BUDGETS in the Prototype stage menu and enter the capital costs for each year of the pre-production stage. Data input cells are shown below and have been shaded to help you identify them.
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The range DEPRECIATION will calculate a depreciation schedule based upon the capital budgeting decisions that you have made.