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Hm. I had those :)...and I'm just enough of a... 1,048 Views / 28 Replies  
Hm. I had those :)...and I'm just enough of a geek that I was stoked to find the port of Kareteka for the Palm!

Incedentally, my Visor Deluxe has oodles more computing power than my Apple ][e...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 9, 2002 at 03:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Is my Pismo modem really dead? 225 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey y'all.

This summer I picked up a Pismo 400 on ebay, for a song (it was advertised with a bad mobo that kept it from using the power adapter for power or charging) Anyway, after sorting all of...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 9, 2002 at 12:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey... I have a Photo 750, and it works very... 356 Views / 24 Replies  
Hey...

I have a Photo 750, and it works very well. I have also experienced a PhotoEX or 1250 (don't remember which) working without a flaw on a G4.

OTH, the SP750 I have now is the third...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 27, 2000 at 08:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have also been using an iMate, for over a year.... 293 Views / 5 Replies  
I have also been using an iMate, for over a year. Griffin rocks. I've had mine since I ditched the iDock II, and the one at work is more stable than the device that's plugged into it (barcode...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 27, 2000 at 08:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No, this was definitely not solved by replugging.... 345 Views / 2 Replies  
No, this was definitely not solved by replugging. In fact, I finally called CompUSA and asked them about it...they felt it was defective and replaced it.

Problem solved!
Posted by JDRaven, on Sep 19, 2000 at 05:23 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Micro Connectors keyboard trouble 345 Views / 2 Replies  
Has anyone else here eperienced problems with the Micro Connectors "Flavored" keyboards? I read some favorable reviews elsewhere (WiseWeasel's post springs to mind), but right out of the box, *mine*...
Posted by JDRaven, on Sep 18, 2000 at 07:33 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have a Visor, and I like it lots. The... 235 Views / 15 Replies  
I have a Visor, and I like it lots. The handwriting is less than perfect, but Jot conflicts with my Tetris clone...so I'm not rushing to buy it . http://forums.macnn.com/cgi-bin/smile.gif
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Posted by JDRaven, on Jun 30, 2000 at 05:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Wobbet, I have an Apple ColorSync 17"... 279 Views / 3 Replies  
Wobbet,

I have an Apple ColorSync 17" monitor running off of my iMac DVSE, in fact I use it as my main monitor.

The video-mirroring port is behind the door at the bottom of the machine that...
Posted by JDRaven, on Jun 21, 2000 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
usb zip drive troubles 196 Views / 6 Replies  
Has anyone had recent experiences with this?

I have an iMacDVSE with several usb periphs, among them a zip100 usb. This drive has been WAY more trouble than its SCSI counterparts for the entire...
Posted by JDRaven, on May 1, 2000 at 04:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Anyone tried FireWire Zip yet? 180 Views / 1 Replies  
I want to know if the VST FireWire version of the zipdrive has the same problems as the usb versions - namely, can you boot the darn machine with the FW version plugged in?

Thanks,
JD
Posted by JDRaven, on Feb 28, 2000 at 08:01 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
More Buffy and 13th Warrior 291 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey, gotta hand it to WB. Buffy *still* has a Mac of some sort in her room...right now it has a flat panel Studio Display on it. Before she moved in with Willow, she had a Strwaberry iMac. ...
Posted by JDRaven, on Feb 28, 2000 at 07:49 AM, in Macs in the Media
Hi guys. As an avid tablet user for 6 years,... 266 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi guys.

As an avid tablet user for 6 years, I would tend to agree with the earlier assessment of the Wacom line. I have had so few problems with their stuff (I have a 3 year old ArtZ 6x9...
Posted by JDRaven, on Jan 16, 2000 at 03:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
Michelle, I have to argue on the monitor... 261 Views / 8 Replies  
Michelle,

I have to argue on the monitor thing there. The new iMacDV's have a videoout on the graphics card that you can get to easily thru the bottom door on the case. This allows you to mirro...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 31, 1999 at 09:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
RossMAN, don't forget that without native... 248 Views / 9 Replies  
RossMAN, don't forget that without native sound-in, the voiceprint capabilities of OS 9 are curtailed severely!

At least this is what I hear. There are a few (read that as a VERY few) usb...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 31, 1999 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'd be interested to see if anyone has any luck... 225 Views / 3 Replies  
I'd be interested to see if anyone has any luck with Orange Micro's Firewire to SCSI adapter. It tops out at a mere 10Mb/s, but hey...that's Fast SCSI, and that's more than plenty when compared to...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 28, 1999 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
Oh, then most *definitely* try the Ariston iRead,... 230 Views / 5 Replies  
Oh, then most *definitely* try the Ariston iRead, or something like it. It mounts CF cards like zips or floppies, and you can work with the file just like any other removable media! I particularly...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 28, 1999 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Howdy folks, I thought I'd chime in here for... 464 Views / 7 Replies  
Howdy folks,

I thought I'd chime in here for all the good it will do me...

I have a Stylus Photo700...which I must say has been a wonderful photo-quality printer. As far as dot-less...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 28, 1999 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks, Mike! Works like a charm, and it's just... 255 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, Mike! Works like a charm, and it's just what I was looking for!
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 28, 1999 at 12:10 PM, in Developer Center
seinfeld, what software have you tried for... 230 Views / 5 Replies  
seinfeld,

what software have you tried for accessing the camera?

I did some tests immediatel after getting my iMac DV/SE, and the DC260 I have worked like a charm with the Digita acquire...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 27, 1999 at 10:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
Try the Ariston iRead (usb). It reads both... 195 Views / 1 Replies  
Try the Ariston iRead (usb). It reads both SmartMedia and CompactFlash cards, without an adapter! Cards mount on the desktop like big disks with "PC" floppydisk icons, and function just like a...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 25, 1999 at 06:28 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
shorton, I was able to try out the Brother,... 192 Views / 1 Replies  
shorton,

I was able to try out the Brother, and I wouldn't recommend it. It has vastly lower print quality on the Mac (600dpi vs 1200 dpi for Win98) whic annoyed me quite a bit. At 1200 dpi, I...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 25, 1999 at 06:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Can anyone tell me anything about the ZipFirewire? 181 Views / 1 Replies  
I have been suffering through the startup crashes associated with having my USB Zip100 plugged into any port on the USB bus (on an iMac DV/SE).

I would LOVE to know if anyone has heard anything...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 23, 1999 at 01:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ooh! Tell me more! I haven't tried that...I... 255 Views / 4 Replies  
Ooh! Tell me more!

I haven't tried that...I can't say as I even know what the acronym OSAX stands for! HOwever, it sounds as if it might do what I'm looking for.

(Is this something I'll have...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 13, 1999 at 08:06 AM, in Developer Center
Applescript to select non-postscript printer? 255 Views / 4 Replies  
Howdy!

I would *LOVE* to learn a way to make bouncing between a networked desktop printer (HP 4050) and my direct connected Epscon Photo700.

As it is, I can easily switch *to* the HP, by...
Posted by JDRaven, on Dec 3, 1999 at 01:28 PM, in Developer Center
Mac sightings: Buffy, and around Philadelphia 517 Views / 0 Replies  
Well, first off, I'll mention that either Buffy or her demon-ex-roommate has(had?) a strwaberry iMac in the dorm room at UC Sunnydale.

Also, this Sunday's Magazine from the Philladelphia Inquirer...
Posted by JDRaven, on Nov 29, 1999 at 11:57 AM, in Macs in the Media
Hi! You *should* be able to select an... 214 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi!

You *should* be able to select an external modem from the drop-down menu in the "Modem" control panel.

Unless you've done this already, also try checking your "Remote Access" control...
Posted by JDRaven, on Nov 29, 1999 at 11:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
Iomatic, you might want to look into the "Ugly"... 603 Views / 11 Replies  
Iomatic, you might want to look into the "Ugly" hub by Pertech...there's a review of it at http://www.maccpu.com/uglyhub.html.

MacCPU (www.maccpu.com) give it 5 turtles out of 5...for what that's...
Posted by JDRaven, on Nov 29, 1999 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hey, smaffei: You said: >Try this. Before... 258 Views / 29 Replies  
Hey, smaffei:

You said:
>Try this. Before playing a DVD on Apple's Player,
>try making sure that the 2 channel stereo is selected
>instead of the 5.1 channel. The extra 3
>channels are not...
Posted by JDRaven, on Nov 29, 1999 at 11:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Misha, the zip100 does in fact have an ext. power... 389 Views / 33 Replies  
Misha, the zip100 does in fact have an ext. power supply, AND it's plugged into the 4-port hub which is powered also. I will attempt the pref trashing route (for energy saver) and see if that helps....
Posted by JDRaven, on Nov 19, 1999 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
HI. I had the supreme pleasure of being... 249 Views / 4 Replies  
HI.

I had the supreme pleasure of being handed a large pile of cash and the statement "Get me the hottest setup"...so one G4/450 with plentiful *stuff* later, I have have had a wonderful time...
Posted by JDRaven, on Nov 19, 1999 at 11:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
I've got a nifty DV/SE that also has the... 389 Views / 33 Replies  
I've got a nifty DV/SE that also has the intermittent sleep failure. I can often leave it for a few hours and come back to the heartbeat indicator, but sometimes get the blank screen with a green...
Posted by JDRaven, on Nov 19, 1999 at 11:00 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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