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Well, Blackbird, the LiDE saga continues... ... 2,380 Views / 12 Replies  
Well, Blackbird, the LiDE saga continues...

If you recall, my LiDE 30 worked fine on OSX as far as the driver was concerned. I downloaded it from the Canon site. Then it stopped responding...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 21, 2003 at 04:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
2 Epson 740i s. One quit after a year, the other... 740 Views / 19 Replies  
2 Epson 740i s. One quit after a year, the other still going after about 4 years, despite needing some occasional fiddling. Go figure.

On a tangent here, does it seem that HP printers are...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 20, 2003 at 08:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is a longshot but can't hurt to try. Ive... 460 Views / 2 Replies  
This is a longshot but can't hurt to try.
Ive got an Epson 740i that periodically has a problem that may be what you are suffering from.

When you turn it on, does the carriage (if thats the...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 17, 2003 at 12:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Regarding my "Of course you have to select Epson... 541 Views / 6 Replies  
Regarding my "Of course you have to select Epson USB...", that was my poorly written attemp to poke fun at myself for not noticing that option on the list.

Only after Tooki's post did I go back...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 16, 2003 at 02:06 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Im a novice but I'll relate my experience. ... 2,380 Views / 12 Replies  
Im a novice but I'll relate my experience.
Software actually loaded without a hitch. I downloaded the toolbox first, as directed on Canon's web site, and then the scan gear.

Only then did I plug...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 16, 2003 at 01:57 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Of course you have to choose Epson USB. Otherwise... 541 Views / 6 Replies  
Of course you have to choose Epson USB. Otherwise you'd be selecting the uhm, Canon or HP Stylus 740i.

Seriously, thank you Tooki. I mentioned in my above post that I was printing fine but it was...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 15, 2003 at 02:15 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a 740i too and I print with it almost... 541 Views / 6 Replies  
I have a 740i too and I print with it almost every day under OS10.6 Curiously, though, it does day "driver not installed" under the USB printer list.
Yet it works. I don't if it has always said that...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 14, 2003 at 02:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a sad update on the LiDE 30 saga. As my... 1,308 Views / 25 Replies  
I have a sad update on the LiDE 30 saga. As my previous posts indicate I'd heard such glowing consumer reviews--except a little slow for pros--I decided to get mine.

It was great for 2 weeks. Now...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 13, 2003 at 05:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I dont know if blackbird, or anyone else, is... 1,308 Views / 25 Replies  
I dont know if blackbird, or anyone else, is still following this thread but I just got my Canon LiDE 30 scannner. First impression is very favorable. I downloaded the OSX drivers from the Canon...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 3, 2003 at 10:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thomas, you may, indeed, have to order by phone... 960 Views / 6 Replies  
Thomas, you may, indeed, have to order by phone but let me tell you what I discovered in the United States.

When the Apple stores first opened near me I called and asked if I could get the disount...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 2, 2003 at 10:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: I like the idea. Might encourage pricing... 37,534 Views / 55 Replies  
I like the idea. Might encourage pricing competition among manufacturers if it was found that buying a different brand of paper gave you similar results.
Posted by reynard, on Sep 1, 2003 at 11:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I second the Canon i850 for your purposes. 566 Views / 7 Replies  
I second the Canon i850 for your purposes.
Posted by reynard, on Sep 1, 2003 at 11:27 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
[quote]But it makes you think, how can 1 guy... 1,308 Views / 25 Replies  
[quote]But it makes you think, how can 1 guy write software for all those scanners,,,, whereas the scanner companies can barely write something that works for their own.[quote/]

(I dont know how...
Posted by reynard, on Sep 1, 2003 at 02:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have what I think is the best source for rare ... 1,234 Views / 18 Replies  
I have what I think is the best source for rare earth magnets. Im having problems pasting putting links in my posts here but you can at least copy and paste it.
magnets...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 31, 2003 at 11:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sorry Blackbird. Yes, I did mean the LiDE 30. 1,308 Views / 25 Replies  
Sorry Blackbird. Yes, I did mean the LiDE 30.
Posted by reynard, on Aug 30, 2003 at 10:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How slow is the LiDE? I dont have mine yet but it... 1,308 Views / 25 Replies  
How slow is the LiDE? I dont have mine yet but it has been shipped. I was confident enough with what I read that its speed would be sufficient for my uses.

Sounds like it would be for yours, too....
Posted by reynard, on Aug 30, 2003 at 04:00 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just want to add to those saying that monitors... 1,234 Views / 18 Replies  
I just want to add to those saying that monitors that have suffered this fate do tend to cure themselves.

Also, a bit of trivia. Regarding magnets and hard drives: Certainly a magnet held too...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 30, 2003 at 03:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm another that had the exact same model. If it... 757 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm another that had the exact same model. If it is being GIVEN to you, Ok. But dont pay a nickel. If fact, if you buy a keyboard specifically for the computer, you are spending too much.

Also,...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 29, 2003 at 05:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Check your prices! 2,419 Views / 20 Replies  
First, when you quote $1800, you realize you are getting the Superdrive G5. The combo drive will save you $180.
Now for the price of the G4 dual 1.25. Where did you get $1500 as its price? On...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 27, 2003 at 01:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Get the 50 1,308 Views / 25 Replies  
Im going to buy the LiDE 30. I have only the most limited uses for it--copying receipts, occasional graphics and photos. I done a lot of checking and this model gets great reviews from people doing...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 24, 2003 at 11:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I owned the bottom-of-the-line Lexmark... 857 Views / 9 Replies  
I owned the bottom-of-the-line Lexmark all-in-one. I forget the model, I think it was something 75. I liked it. All I wanted was basic scan/copy ability. It died, btw, during a storm--the transformer...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 21, 2003 at 02:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Well, well, well...this sounds familiar. I had a... 928 Views / 3 Replies  
Well, well, well...this sounds familiar. I had a similar letdown this weekend. Ive talked about it in another thread--just bought a Samsung ML-1710 laser printer for only $100 at Best Buy (after $70...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 18, 2003 at 11:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Services menu 989 Views / 16 Replies  
Thank you very much JKT! More than anything, you have eased my mind. I know now that I dont have some bug in my services menu.

And thanks too for the tip on how to avoid obscuring my screen shot....
Posted by reynard, on Aug 18, 2003 at 02:41 PM, in macOS
Update on drivers for Samsung 1710 1,647 Views / 26 Replies  
I just got off Samsung tech support (again) regarding the ML-1710.

After some false starts they finally discovered that only the most BASIC functions are supported with the OSX driver. No manual...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 18, 2003 at 02:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
17" vs. 20" 751 Views / 11 Replies  
IVe carefully compared the 17 and 20 inchers side by side. The 20 is obviously superior. It hurts to say so, I have the 17".

So its a good monitor. But Ive heard the 20" Formac is also very nice....
Posted by reynard, on Aug 18, 2003 at 12:36 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I can't help you with suggestions but as a heads... 516 Views / 3 Replies  
I can't help you with suggestions but as a heads up the Brother 5050 is $269 at Costco.com if you are a member.

The Brother 5070 network printer is also there for $399. ...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 17, 2003 at 01:38 AM, in Networking
grab feature 989 Views / 16 Replies  
Although I use Snaps Pro X, I am curious why I can't seem to use the grab feature in OSX. In fact, I can use ANY of the features under the services menu. They are always greyed out.

Im a just a...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 17, 2003 at 12:35 AM, in macOS
Driver probs. with samsung 1710 1,647 Views / 26 Replies  
I just purchased the Samsung 1710 from Best Buy. Its down to $99 with the $70 mail-in rebate.

However, there seem to be some limitations with the driver. The included CD only has driver for OS9,...
Posted by reynard, on Aug 16, 2003 at 03:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: Thank you itai 2,278 Views / 33 Replies  
I can now print on the 4x6 paper. Duh! Where I was going wrong was not selecting the "full page" option.
There is a bit of a border, by the way, on the sides of the print. Not that this bothers me,...
Posted by reynard, on Jan 1, 2003 at 02:21 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Poll: Canon i850 and Epson 740 2,278 Views / 33 Replies  
I just got the Canon. The print quality is similar to the 740, but, as has been said, light years ahead in speed and silence. Also, I had another 740 that broke(inherited it from father). And this...
Posted by reynard, on Dec 31, 2002 at 02:12 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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