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Canon Optura 20 1,025 Views / 13 Replies  
I just got a Canon Optura 20 (to replace our old JVC GR-DVF21) and so far I'm very pleased with it.

The size, weight and form factor are very good for comfortable shooting and the controls are...
Posted by petek, on Oct 2, 2003 at 12:15 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
ADmitMac Questions 362 Views / 0 Replies  
Has anyone out there tried Thursby's ADmitMac for connection to an NT4 network and proxy server?

Looking at the documentation, it appears that it makes your Mac log onto the network at startup ala...
Posted by petek, on May 22, 2003 at 09:27 AM, in Networking
I haven't heard any difference with the fan in my... 1,201 Views / 34 Replies  
I haven't heard any difference with the fan in my 1 GHz TiBook SD with 10.2.4, but I never noticed it that much before. About the only time I hear it alot is if I'm doing alot of disk or CD access. ...
Posted by petek, on Feb 16, 2003 at 05:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I hardly ever notice the fan on my 1 GHz TiBook I... 610 Views / 11 Replies  
I hardly ever notice the fan on my 1 GHz TiBook I bought in Dec. and even when I do it isn't objectionable.
Posted by petek, on Feb 2, 2003 at 11:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm getting whole house coverage - 2 floors,... 510 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm getting whole house coverage - 2 floors, about 50' max - on my 1 GHz TiBook (.11b AP card) to the AP Ex base. It dropped to two bars at the other end of the house, but stayed connected. I have...
Posted by petek, on Jan 31, 2003 at 11:53 PM, in Networking
For a company which makes parts for the... 1,403 Views / 29 Replies  
For a company which makes parts for the scientific community, one place where there are still a number of Macs, you'd expect Upchurch's website to not have any problems, right? Try clicking any of...
Posted by petek, on Jan 31, 2003 at 02:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FWIW, I just got an Airport Extreme base station... 1,001 Views / 25 Replies  
FWIW, I just got an Airport Extreme base station and am getting whole-house coverage (two floors) to the .11b Airport card in my 1 GHz TiBook. And that was with the BS just plopped on a desk between...
Posted by petek, on Jan 31, 2003 at 01:51 PM, in Networking
My 1 GHz PB is getting 530K down via Airport 11.b... 510 Views / 6 Replies  
My 1 GHz PB is getting 530K down via Airport 11.b card and Airport Extreme BS from our 10/100 network and "640/160" DSL, about the same as hardwired. Upload was 83K - lower than the 120K usually...
Posted by petek, on Jan 31, 2003 at 01:23 PM, in Networking
My AE Base Station is UP 510 Views / 6 Replies  
My AE BS arrived today and seems to work just fine with the Airport card in my G4 PB. I'm sure the 'old' AP card's bandwidth will show on file transfers, but I can't say I see much difference...
Posted by petek, on Jan 31, 2003 at 12:04 AM, in Networking
Mine Shipped 433 Views / 5 Replies  
FedEx says my AE Base Station (w/modem) left the ramp in Taiwan on 1/29. I ordered on 1/8 so their original estimate of 2-4 wks looks pretty good.:)
Posted by petek, on Jan 29, 2003 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This may appear to be the case with a printer... 722 Views / 8 Replies  
This may appear to be the case with a printer from the user's perspective, but in actuality there is bi-directional communication going on. There is handshaking for data flow control and most...
Posted by petek, on Jan 15, 2003 at 01:52 PM, in Networking
(Please excuse the cross-post. I originally... 715 Views / 8 Replies  
(Please excuse the cross-post. I originally posted this on the Toshiba disk thread, but it is more relevant here)

My new PB G4 1GHz has/had a 60 GB Toshiba. It was pretty quiet up until the time...
Posted by petek, on Jan 15, 2003 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I used to partition my hard disks, but as others... 1,979 Views / 34 Replies  
I used to partition my hard disks, but as others have noted, found little benefit and don't do it now unless there is a specific need. Like installing OS X on an older Mac, where it needs to be in...
Posted by petek, on Jan 14, 2003 at 02:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Too Quiet Toshiba 1,301 Views / 26 Replies  
My new PB G4 1GHz has/had a 60 GB Toshiba. It was pretty quiet up until the time it went Buzz! Click Click! last week. Then it became very quiet, other than a subdued click every second or so.
...
Posted by petek, on Jan 14, 2003 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
TCP/IP File Sharing with 9.2 and X.2 507 Views / 10 Replies  
aaanorton:

Thanks for the tip on TCP/IP File Sharing (instead of AppleTalk). I tried it and have to say I prefer it to AT sharing - the Network Browser seems to me to be a more modern interface...
Posted by petek, on Dec 28, 2002 at 06:22 PM, in Networking
Autodesk Inventor under VPC? 297 Views / 0 Replies  
This should probably go in the Glutton For Punishment forum, but I couldn't find it.

Has anyone tried running Autodesk's Inventor CAD program under VPC recently? I use Inventor at work on a 1.7...
Posted by petek, on Dec 24, 2002 at 10:44 PM, in Applications
Thanks for the info! 507 Views / 10 Replies  
The reason I would like to have Appletalk is that I have one Mac on the network which will probably not be running OS X for a while - it's a G3/466 which works just fine on OS 9.2, but running apps...
Posted by petek, on Dec 22, 2002 at 08:13 PM, in Networking
Which WAPs support Appletalk? 507 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm going to add a WAP/router to my existing home network. My search on this forum brought up threads which allude to Appletalk compatibility (thanks for reminding me to look for this). So, what...
Posted by petek, on Dec 22, 2002 at 11:37 AM, in Networking
We use MM 6.0.8 where I work, and speaking as a... 250 Views / 1 Replies  
We use MM 6.0.8 where I work, and speaking as a user, there don't seem to be any real problems with it. We use the Win and Mac clients - we tried the Java client, but found it to be nearly useless...
Posted by petek, on Feb 7, 2002 at 01:58 AM, in Applications
Scientific Calculator for Palm, etc. 302 Views / 2 Replies  
I got a new toy from Santa - a Palm 505 - my first PDA (okay, so I'm slow to pick up on some stuff) so I have some newbie questions. Anyone know of good apps for Palm for:

1. a...
Posted by petek, on Dec 27, 2001 at 02:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The older IBM 75GXP drives seem to have a... 366 Views / 8 Replies  
The older IBM 75GXP drives seem to have a reliability problem. See: http://www.arstechnica.com/ for info on a class action suit and other info on them. I have had a 45 GB 75GXP for awhile and it...
Posted by petek, on Oct 23, 2001 at 02:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I use Ashlar Vellum for 3D/2D mechanical design. ... 283 Views / 2 Replies  
I use Ashlar Vellum for 3D/2D mechanical design. It's available for Mac and PC and exports to .dwg and .dxf pretty well (imports are a different matter).

It was running about $3,000 for 3D, but...
Posted by petek, on Oct 22, 2001 at 02:16 PM, in Applications
I saw a review on one at XLR8YourMac.com... 326 Views / 5 Replies  
I saw a review on one at XLR8YourMac.com recently. I think it was from TransIntl...

Yup, here it is: http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/firewire/portable_oxford911_case/oxford_911_portablecasekit.html
...
Posted by petek, on Jul 26, 2001 at 05:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've bought RAM from TransIntl many times over... 423 Views / 12 Replies  
I've bought RAM from TransIntl many times over the past three years and have had zero problems with them. Every stick worked.

I've also had good results from OWC.
Posted by petek, on Jul 23, 2001 at 11:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
You should be able to use your iMac's internal... 306 Views / 2 Replies  
You should be able to use your iMac's internal modem, connected to your voice phone line, to fax from FaxSTF. I'm able to do that with this G3, which is connected to the 'net via DSL and the telco...
Posted by petek, on Jul 19, 2001 at 01:49 AM, in Applications
IomegaWare 2.8 Weirdness 345 Views / 0 Replies  
Since (clean) installing OS 9.1 and IomegaWare 2.8, I can't open Iomega Tools. I get an error message about needing driver v5.01 or higher. The Iomega Driver in my extension is v6.0.8.

I checked...
Posted by petek, on Jul 19, 2001 at 01:27 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
There was a post awhile back from someone who was... 358 Views / 12 Replies  
There was a post awhile back from someone who was able to get their drive to mount by pulling the battery on the motherboard for 10 minutes, re-installed it and was then able to mount the drive. I...
Posted by petek, on Jun 29, 2001 at 05:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
That's okay, I left something out, too: I had... 358 Views / 12 Replies  
That's okay, I left something out, too: I had the same restart problem. It started out that it would happen only after a crash, but eventually got so that it would almost always fail to find the...
Posted by petek, on Jun 26, 2001 at 02:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had wake from sleep problems with a 40 GB... 358 Views / 12 Replies  
I had wake from sleep problems with a 40 GB Maxtor and a 45 GB IBM in my rev. A beige G3/466 when formatted with Drive Setup. In my case, it just wouldn't wake from sleep; I didn't get the disk...
Posted by petek, on Jun 25, 2001 at 01:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've tried these cards in my rev A G3 MT, OS 9.1,... 389 Views / 5 Replies  
I've tried these cards in my rev A G3 MT, OS 9.1, Firewire 2.7, USB 1.4.6:

Orange Micro Firewire/USB combo card (2 ports ea.). No Firewire problems. Works with iMovie and JVC DV camera. USB...
Posted by petek, on Jun 5, 2001 at 10:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
This has been covered here before, but FYI, I've... 256 Views / 3 Replies  
This has been covered here before, but FYI, I've 256 MB PC133 plus 192 MB PC66 in my beige G3.
Posted by petek, on May 29, 2001 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
I believe the difference is that the retail... 315 Views / 4 Replies  
I believe the difference is that the retail version is targeted at consumers and therefore has larger, graphic decorated box and usually includes free software such as Photoshop LE or the like. The...
Posted by petek, on May 28, 2001 at 09:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I second 533's suggestion for picking HDs for the... 289 Views / 2 Replies  
I second 533's suggestion for picking HDs for the G3. Mike's site is the best for this kind of info.

Also, buried somewhere in the XLR8yourmac FAQ's you'll find a note that Apple's Drive Setup...
Posted by petek, on May 15, 2001 at 02:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Cipher, are you trying to scare the poor fellow? ... 306 Views / 10 Replies  
Cipher, are you trying to scare the poor fellow?



clyde2575,

Remember that the regular MacNN posters are constantly helping solve problems that a relatively few Mac users have, and may...
Posted by petek, on May 10, 2001 at 09:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
We have the same problem. Apparently a bug in... 227 Views / 1 Replies  
We have the same problem. Apparently a bug in 2.5.2, and supposedly Thursby's aware of it.

Not that it helps with mount at startup, but I found that after the initial net logon, you can mount...
Posted by petek, on May 9, 2001 at 10:46 PM, in Applications
Almost forgot the original post. Check: ... 285 Views / 11 Replies  
Almost forgot the original post.

Check: http://www.microsoft.com/windowsme/upgrade/default.asp for links to lists of supported hardware, etc.
Posted by petek, on May 7, 2001 at 02:51 PM, in Applications
I agree that Win ME is the slowest of the bunch... 285 Views / 11 Replies  
I agree that Win ME is the slowest of the bunch on whatever platform. It is even bog slow on a Dell P3/700 MHz with 128 MB RAM! Shame USB wasn't supported in Win95...
Posted by petek, on May 7, 2001 at 02:47 PM, in Applications
It's been awhile since I messed with this stuff... 210 Views / 5 Replies  
It's been awhile since I messed with this stuff so I may be wrong, but I think that the VPC "updates" actually contained the whole program, minus the PC hard disk image. That means that you could do...
Posted by petek, on May 7, 2001 at 02:41 PM, in Applications
I had the same problem with iMovie 1, but was... 191 Views / 2 Replies  
I had the same problem with iMovie 1, but was able to copy a disk image from an iMac system restore CD. (iMovie 2 installed okay). Same basic config, G3 w/ Orange Micro combo board.

I haven't...
Posted by petek, on May 7, 2001 at 02:23 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've used both Norton and Diskwarrior for this... 336 Views / 15 Replies  
I've used both Norton and Diskwarrior for this and can't say I've seen any difference.

I'm using Diskwarrior these days, since I wanted to get an OS 9.1 bootable utility CD and Diskwarrior has...
Posted by petek, on May 4, 2001 at 12:08 AM, in Applications
I'd sure like to know how to do a move instead of... 213 Views / 13 Replies  
I'd sure like to know how to do a move instead of copy on the Mac. I find the inability to do a move between drives/partitions almost as irritating as the Windows default make alias instead of...
Posted by petek, on May 4, 2001 at 12:00 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Have you run any diagnostics on the master HD? ... 207 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you run any diagnostics on the master HD? It's possible there's a problem with the driver or directory which makes the disk slow to mount. Disk Warrior, Norton, et al should find this kind of...
Posted by petek, on May 2, 2001 at 10:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
With my latest disk (45 GB IBM) I decided to try... 274 Views / 14 Replies  
With my latest disk (45 GB IBM) I decided to try the many partitions route. I went whole hog this time, with HFS+ partitions for:
OS 9.1,
future OS X (not installed yet, have OS 9.1 here for now),...
Posted by petek, on Apr 30, 2001 at 02:40 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I can export transitions, titles, etc. from... 415 Views / 3 Replies  
I can export transitions, titles, etc. from iMovie 2 to my JVC GR-DVF21U from my G3/466 (Orange Micro Firewire/USB combo card). I haven't tried it from an iMac, though I've imported from this camera...
Posted by petek, on Apr 20, 2001 at 01:50 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I gave my 12 yr old daughter ViaVoice for her... 271 Views / 7 Replies  
I gave my 12 yr old daughter ViaVoice for her iMac at Christmas and she uses it quite a bit for her school work. It works pretty well in general, but you have to get used to it (and it to you). The...
Posted by petek, on Apr 20, 2001 at 01:35 PM, in Applications
I ran into the same problem with iMovie2, Orange... 282 Views / 6 Replies  
I ran into the same problem with iMovie2, Orange Micro FW/USB card and JVC GR-DVF21U camera. Exporting would turn the camera tape drive on, but not put the camera in record mode. I found that if I...
Posted by petek, on Apr 10, 2001 at 01:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
When you re-installed the Epson drivers, did you... 246 Views / 9 Replies  
When you re-installed the Epson drivers, did you trash all the old drivers, prefs, etc., first? Also Epson recommends installing with extensions off. I've had problems in the past when I've ignored...
Posted by petek, on Apr 10, 2001 at 01:42 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Why do you say that? I've got it on my rev A G3... 256 Views / 23 Replies  
Why do you say that? I've got it on my rev A G3 MT (Formac G3/466 ZIF) and like it. I haven't had any problems with 9.1 per se, other than a little Extension Manager memory allocation weirdness. ...
Posted by petek, on Apr 9, 2001 at 02:10 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OWC used to sell them, but are out of stock. I... 262 Views / 3 Replies  
OWC used to sell them, but are out of stock. I read on XLR8yourmac that they were only made by Apple, who has stopped producing them. In other words, they are now as easy to find as Unobtainium. ...
Posted by petek, on Apr 9, 2001 at 01:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just installed an IBM 45 GB Deskstar in my... 284 Views / 16 Replies  
I just installed an IBM 45 GB Deskstar in my beige G3 and the only thing I hear is the power supply fan. I had a Maxtor DiamondMax Plus before and it was only just audible. Both are fast and quiet,...
Posted by petek, on Apr 6, 2001 at 11:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
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