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Conflicting reports about DVI socket ability to output S-Video 833 Views / 13 Replies  
Aha. This is what I suspected. There is no consensus about whether the DVi standard is "generic" and that any device with DVI out has the native ability to push out an S-Video or composite video...
Posted by baliset, on Jan 17, 2006 at 08:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
S-Video adaptor for MacBooks from Apple 833 Views / 13 Replies  
Apple have dropped S-Video output on the new MacBook Pro, which is a huge disappointment.

Another forum made a very brief mention of the existance of a "$19 adaptor that will restore this output...
Posted by baliset, on Jan 17, 2006 at 07:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
10.2 Internet Sharing, access to port numbers 236 Views / 0 Replies  
Greetings,

We currently use a Linux box to share a 56K modem connection to our internal network of over 100 PCs and Macs. I'd like to use a Mac running 10.2 for the same purpose, but there are...
Posted by baliset, on Sep 3, 2002 at 12:33 AM, in Mac OS X
ViaVoice for OS-X- are there issues? 246 Views / 2 Replies  
Here in Australia, I've had my order in for ViaVoice for OS-X since well before Christmas. The delivery date keeps slipping and slipping, so toda I called IBM. The droid I spoke to indicated the...
Posted by baliset, on Jan 23, 2002 at 12:17 AM, in Applications
Copying an OS X system from one drive to another 191 Views / 0 Replies  
We've bought some new iBooks. I've got one *exactly* set up the way I want it with accounts, applications, setup etc, and I want to duplicate it across to the other iBooks, rather than have to repeat...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 25, 2001 at 02:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Playing a DV stream fullscreen, live 625 Views / 2 Replies  
Greetings.

If I want to play footage from my digital video camera straight into my Mac via firewire and view it on the screen, I can use iMovie, right? But I'm limited to seeing the video in the...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 15, 2001 at 10:50 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'm getting the same problem. I'm using a... 241 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm getting the same problem. I'm using a PowerBook G4. Anyone with a fix- I'd be grateful for an email to baliset@zeta.org.au

Ta.
Posted by baliset, on Jul 17, 2001 at 12:07 AM, in Mac OS X
Eureka! (Which is, of course, Greek for "this... 411 Views / 9 Replies  
Eureka! (Which is, of course, Greek for "this bath is too hot")

Yes, I installed a Logitech USB wheel mouse recently. The MouseWare control panel includes a feature called "Smart move". Disabling...
Posted by baliset, on Apr 3, 2001 at 08:55 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Not running that. Any other suggestions? 411 Views / 9 Replies  
Not running that. Any other suggestions?
Posted by baliset, on Apr 3, 2001 at 03:28 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
If you have a CD burned into a PC format, it may... 501 Views / 5 Replies  
If you have a CD burned into a PC format, it may be ISO-9660, but you need to know that the ISO-9660 extension alone may not do the job. If you get either of these symptoms, Joliet (mentioned above)...
Posted by baliset, on Apr 3, 2001 at 02:21 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Cursor homing on Finder buttons unwelcome 411 Views / 9 Replies  
A while ago my computer (currently running OS 9.1), started doing something I find annoying- Whenever a window appears with a button on it (either in the Finder or in an Application), the cursor...
Posted by baliset, on Apr 3, 2001 at 02:05 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
What about long file name support? I had heard... 370 Views / 22 Replies  
What about long file name support? I had heard that OS-X would support longer file names than are currently possible under OS 9.x, but is this a function of the OS or the disk format chosen? If we...
Posted by baliset, on Apr 1, 2001 at 11:40 PM, in Mac OS X
You're right- I should have done a search first... 265 Views / 4 Replies  
You're right- I should have done a search first before making my post. There's heaps of stuff already there. Stop posting to this thread.
Posted by baliset, on Apr 1, 2001 at 11:22 PM, in Mac OS X
UFS versus HFS+ formatting. 265 Views / 4 Replies  
Can anyone give us the lowdown on whether I should reformat my hard disk to UFS before running OS-X? What are the differences between them?

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Nathan Zamprogno,
Manager, Baliset...
Posted by baliset, on Apr 1, 2001 at 10:05 PM, in Mac OS X
My G4 PowerBook case is electrically LIVE 244 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm very interested if anyone else has noticed this...

We've all run our fingers over the casing of the new Titanium powerbook to feel the lustre of the metal. Recently, I was doing this and...
Posted by baliset, on Apr 1, 2001 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Since my post I think I've found some answers. ... 243 Views / 3 Replies  
Since my post I think I've found some answers.
Yes, the format is the same as for the Pismo, Ultra ATA 66.
Yes, the size of the G4 bay will accomodate the size of the drive. 10Gb-20Gb capacity...
Posted by baliset, on Feb 7, 2001 at 09:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Allow me to quote from Apple's web site at ... 694 Views / 11 Replies  
Allow me to quote from Apple's web site at
http://www.apple.com/powerbook/design.html

> Pure grade titanium:
> 99.5% pure grade CP1
> (commercially pure) titanium.

I'm not a metallurgist-...
Posted by baliset, on Feb 7, 2001 at 06:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Pismo powerbook HD into Ti G4? 243 Views / 3 Replies  
When I got my Pismo (G3 FireWire powerbook) last year I had the HD upgraded to a 12Gb IBM travelstar. Since the Ti G4 powerbook only comes with a 10Gb in the 400Mhz config, I was wondering if anyone...
Posted by baliset, on Feb 7, 2001 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have had experience with both Toshiba and IBM... 415 Views / 9 Replies  
I have had experience with both Toshiba and IBM travelstar drives- and both have the rattle you describe. Don't worry.

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Nathan Zamprogno,
Manager, Baliset Solutions...
Posted by baliset, on Feb 7, 2001 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's what's worse. OS 9.1 disables AppleShare... 349 Views / 1 Replies  
Here's what's worse. OS 9.1 disables AppleShare IP 6.3.2. If I want to run my ASIP 6.3.2 server with OS 9.1. I've got to pay for the "upgrade" to 6.3.3, says Apple.

I'll run that past you again....
Posted by baliset, on Jan 13, 2001 at 11:19 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Apple critics should stop their pathetic whingeing 320 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm now sure that you just can't please some people. Sure, Apple has it's faults, but it has a lot to be proud of. Would you expect Microsoft to take in over 75000 comments on a Beta of Windows and...
Posted by baliset, on Jan 9, 2001 at 09:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
To everyone carping about Apple's future 225 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm sure now that you just can't please some people.
Sure, Apple has it's faults, but it has a lot to be proud of. Would you expect Microsoft to take in over 75000 comments on a Beta of Windows and...
Posted by baliset, on Jan 9, 2001 at 08:20 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I registered for this program some time ago and... 320 Views / 12 Replies  
I registered for this program some time ago and have not had a single response from Apple ever since. I consider myself to be a Mac veteran with a mix of skills & testing resources that not everyone...
Posted by baliset, on Dec 17, 2000 at 06:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Software Update has always been once of the best... 272 Views / 17 Replies  
Software Update has always been once of the best ideas Apple have had, coupled with the most woeful implementation I've ever seen. I agree- I get regular crashes, inabilities to connect, slow...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 31, 2000 at 07:28 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OK, What about the "System Folder"? The internal... 427 Views / 24 Replies  
OK, What about the "System Folder"? The internal arrangement of the current System Folder is very good. System level utilities with no interfaces: Extensions folder. System level utilities with...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 19, 2000 at 12:16 AM, in Mac OS X
Thank Zeus for Sal! If my comments have been... 358 Views / 42 Replies  
Thank Zeus for Sal!

If my comments have been unduly harsh, keep in mind that Apple is unique in generating loyalty of truly Star Trek-ian proportions. We see OS-9 as having technical limitations,...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 18, 2000 at 07:47 PM, in Mac OS X
I appreciate that the core of OS-X is being... 427 Views / 24 Replies  
I appreciate that the core of OS-X is being designed as the "ultimate" base platform for extensible customisation. My concern relates to the new way in which fairly fundamental things are presented...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 17, 2000 at 07:28 PM, in Mac OS X
I appreciate that the core of OS-X is being... 358 Views / 42 Replies  
I appreciate that the core of OS-X is being designed as the "ultimate" base platform for extensible customisation. I've started another thread called "Will we be able to OS-9-ify OS-X?" based on this...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 17, 2000 at 07:24 PM, in Mac OS X
Great bowls of porcelain! Posters like... 427 Views / 24 Replies  
Great bowls of porcelain! Posters like mrsonicblue simply don't get the point, do they? Users do not give a rip what Apple wants them to use. It's about choice. You might think that the dock is the...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 16, 2000 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Is Apple Listening to Beta feedback? 358 Views / 42 Replies  
Does anyone have any inside information about how serious Apple are about acting on the feedback they are receiving on the Beta? I don't envy them for the job they have, as the sheer volume is likely...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 15, 2000 at 11:10 PM, in Mac OS X
Hacks like ClassicMenu are certainly heading in... 427 Views / 24 Replies  
Hacks like ClassicMenu are certainly heading in the right direction, but these only appear to be additions to the system, under Aqua. What about altering the interface at a grosser level? Only time...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 15, 2000 at 10:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Will we be able to "OS-9-ify" OS-X? 427 Views / 24 Replies  
This is a question that's going through the mind of all beta users, certainly through mine.
OK, there's been mention of certain hacks that will restore some OS-9 functionality, like getting the...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 15, 2000 at 08:15 PM, in Mac OS X
OK, I'm not closed minded, but I see very little... 213 Views / 12 Replies  
OK, I'm not closed minded, but I see very little that's useful about the dock.
1. The Apple menu allowed me hierarchical, instant access to any item on my hard drive in one single, sinuous mouse...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 12, 2000 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
This idea you have about a "web browser" type... 227 Views / 12 Replies  
This idea you have about a "web browser" type interface for the file system sounds suspiciously like what Microsoft did with Windows. I think the concept is fundamentally flawed

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Posted by baliset, on Oct 11, 2000 at 10:25 PM, in Mac OS X
Help with all the Paradigm shifts 213 Views / 12 Replies  
*Crunch* That's the sound of all my Mac OS paradigms crashing around me.

I consider myself a MacOS "expert". I've supported people since 7.0 and know the interface intimately. It's my living. So...
Posted by baliset, on Oct 11, 2000 at 09:57 PM, in Mac OS X
I run the audio from the headphone port on my... 232 Views / 5 Replies  
I run the audio from the headphone port on my Pismo directly to my VCR, because I have an older TV with no direct video or audio in (there's only the RF in) Unfortunately, I get the whole blotchy...
Posted by baliset, on Aug 14, 2000 at 10:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Actually, I'd be more worried about the CD/DVD... 220 Views / 15 Replies  
Actually, I'd be more worried about the CD/DVD drive than the Hard drive when moving around. I've noticed that the CD makes rather unpleasant grinding noises if you tilt the Pismo when moving it...
Posted by baliset, on Jun 30, 2000 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Internal Hard drives are set to ID zero. To... 310 Views / 6 Replies  
Internal Hard drives are set to ID zero. To change this, you usually need to look at the jumper block settings on the circuit board of the drive itself. Preciseley where this is varies with the...
Posted by baliset, on Jun 13, 2000 at 09:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
One of the first things I did when I got my pismo... 275 Views / 4 Replies  
One of the first things I did when I got my pismo was add some kind of padding to the underside, on each corner near the existing feet. I used some simple foam-padded tape cut into squares about 1/2...
Posted by baliset, on Jun 6, 2000 at 09:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I see you're recommending a 6100 board, but have... 286 Views / 15 Replies  
I see you're recommending a 6100 board, but have you seen how *big* they are? Unless you're building a custom enclosure, you'd have no choice except to stick it in the boot (uh.. that's "trunk" to...
Posted by baliset, on May 4, 2000 at 10:31 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Ok, if you want a specific combination of... 223 Views / 4 Replies  
Ok, if you want a specific combination of hardware to speculate whether it will run Linux...

9.0.4 Pismo with Adaptec SlimSCSI 1480 PCMCIA card, connected to an external SCSI Orb (2.2Gb) drive. I...
Posted by baliset, on May 3, 2000 at 09:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
AppleShare IP forum needed 238 Views / 2 Replies  
I note that there are forums ("fori"?) devoted to topics as specific as each OS version or AppleScript.
That being the case, please create a forum specific to AppleShare IP. There would be plenty of...
Posted by baliset, on Mar 21, 2000 at 08:19 PM, in Feedback
Yes, yes. I have had the same problem with the... 350 Views / 9 Replies  
Yes, yes. I have had the same problem with the same printer since we bought it. It just randomly drops off the network, and only a hard power cycle will bring it back. Note that if you re-power the...
Posted by baliset, on Mar 21, 2000 at 07:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
booting Linux on an SCSI Orb drive on Pismo? 271 Views / 3 Replies  
This questions is three pronged:

I want to run Linux from a 2.2Gb SCSI ORB drive, connected externally via an Adaptec SlimSCSI PCMCIA card to a new 400Mhz FireWire Powerbook. So, what I need to...
Posted by baliset, on Mar 16, 2000 at 07:42 PM, in Applications
 
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