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Thanks mduell I found this wikipedia article... 4,059 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks mduell

I found this wikipedia article a good read, Thin film transistor liquid crystal display - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S-PVA#PVA) which describes...
Posted by d_oob, on Mar 12, 2008 at 12:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Dell 2408WFP vs. hmmmm... 4,059 Views / 2 Replies  
I went from an aging 19inch Apple Studio Display (from 2003) to a brand new 24inch Dell 2408WFP. My main draw to this monitor was its connection options. It might help with future things that I'll...
Posted by d_oob, on Mar 11, 2008 at 07:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
No Signal in Soundtrack Pro but there is a signal in Quicktime Pro 321 Views / 0 Replies  
I tried for a few hours to record an analog signal (turntable --> edirol fa66 external soundcard analog in --> firewire in on macbook/mac pro) into Soundtrack Pro v 1.1. I tried changing Sampling...
Posted by d_oob, on Mar 11, 2007 at 11:05 PM, in Applications
RSS related or a Malfunctioning Battery? 284 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 3 month old MacBook 2.0GHz Core Duo. It is of week 38 batch of MacBooks, according to the serial #. I've been having a problem where if I use the laptop on battery power alone it will shut...
Posted by d_oob, on Dec 6, 2006 at 07:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is still happening with my MacBook. Only you... 1,505 Views / 6 Replies  
This is still happening with my MacBook. Only you guys are more lucky, at least you get the low-battery warning window. I don't so and so it just shuts off. My ONLY indicator is that when it gets to...
Posted by d_oob, on Dec 4, 2006 at 03:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I understand that. I've posted many times in that... 1,389 Views / 10 Replies  
I understand that. I've posted many times in that thread with still no clear fix to this. The only one that makes any sense to me is the bring your MacBook in to the store and get them to change the...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 27, 2006 at 02:27 PM, in Mac OS X
System Profiler (Apple Menu->About This Mac->More... 1,389 Views / 10 Replies  
System Profiler (Apple Menu->About This Mac->More Info->Then Click on 'Power' and look under Battery Information

I'm just trying to figure out why I'm not getting a 'Low-Battery' warning on my...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 27, 2006 at 02:02 AM, in Mac OS X
FCP and DVSP work well on a MacBook as well as... 842 Views / 9 Replies  
FCP and DVSP work well on a MacBook as well as Soundtrack Pro. The screen size is small but great size for on-the-go. Also Remember that if you ge tthe optional Mini-DVI to DVI or VGA adapter then...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 26, 2006 at 04:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Ok thanks for clearing that up. I was thinking... 3,735 Views / 29 Replies  
Ok thanks for clearing that up. I was thinking this had to somehow do with why I wasn't getting 'Low-Battery' warnings.
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 26, 2006 at 01:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry everyone. I forgot to delete my first post... 1,389 Views / 10 Replies  
Sorry everyone. I forgot to delete my first post after posting this one. Won't happen again. Simon Thanks for answering my question.
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 26, 2006 at 01:17 PM, in Mac OS X
First Low Level Warning? 1,389 Views / 10 Replies  
What is this?:

http://vblog.ianlucero.com/misc_images/battery_info.png

First low level warning? What is it and How can I turn it on? :confused:

--- UPDATE ---

Sorry everyone. I forgot to...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 25, 2006 at 08:13 PM, in Mac OS X
What is this?: ... 3,735 Views / 29 Replies  
What is this?:

http://vblog.ianlucero.com/misc_images/battery_info.png

First low level warning? What is it and How can I turn it on? :confused:
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 25, 2006 at 12:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1 for MacBook PRO and 2 for MacBook? 947 Views / 13 Replies  
1 for MacBook PRO and 2 for MacBook?
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 23, 2006 at 04:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Tried the PMU reset. Tried resetting SMC. Then... 3,735 Views / 29 Replies  
Tried the PMU reset. Tried resetting SMC. Then tried running the battery down again... at 20% it went off. NOT deep sleep, NOT sleep, OFF. How do I know it wasn't sleeping or out brusing its teeth?...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 22, 2006 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll answer my own question. 2,155 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes. You can in fact include a PDF with a movie DVD. In Toast, you drag all the files you want into the window (VIDEO_TS, AUDIO_TS, JACKET_P, something.pdf) and burn your DVD-ROM like normal.
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 21, 2006 at 02:22 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Interesting. Are you sure it is going into safe... 3,735 Views / 29 Replies  
Interesting. Are you sure it is going into safe sleep? Does the white light on the front 'snore'?

I am going to try this out next time I unplug. Still, why no warning? And why at 20% or 8%? Why...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 21, 2006 at 02:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Including a PDF with Movie DVD 2,155 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm making a DVD movie (using FCP, DVDSTP, Toast, etc.) On the final disc is it possible to include other files besides the VIDEO_TS, AUDIO_TS, and JACKET_P files? I would like to include a PDF file...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 20, 2006 at 10:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Just curious. Before you leave the Apple Store do... 2,568 Views / 22 Replies  
Just curious. Before you leave the Apple Store do you turn on the macbook and check it over a few times before leaving? I would be turning it on AT the 'Genious' Bar and then turning it off and then...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 20, 2006 at 09:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Does it shut off right after the warning, while... 3,735 Views / 29 Replies  
Does it shut off right after the warning, while giving the warning or a little bit after you click OK? If any of those, it is the same thing that I am experiencing.
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 20, 2006 at 08:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How about $1000? 467 Views / 1 Replies  
How about $1000?
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 20, 2006 at 08:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Jesrae, How long have you had your MB? Wow so... 6,335 Views / 24 Replies  
Jesrae, How long have you had your MB? Wow so they just right out gave you a new battery. And when you say 'pretty hard' are you saying like having lots of apps open, encoding music, doing maybe some...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 20, 2006 at 07:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It seems a lot less involved since it tells you... 5,071 Views / 13 Replies  
It seems a lot less involved since it tells you in Step 5 to Turn it off and let it sleep. ;)
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 20, 2006 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
check out: ... 3,735 Views / 29 Replies  
check out:

http://forums.macnn.com/66/ibook-and-macbook/317804/macbook-randomly-turns-off/

Starts with talking about RSS but goes into my experience with Battery getting to about 20% then...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 20, 2006 at 12:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Continue to test 6,335 Views / 24 Replies  
I was able to get the battery capacity down to 8% at which time the Low Battery Warning actually came on. This is first time I've seen it appear on my MacBook since I got it 2 months ago. Shortly...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 20, 2006 at 03:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks amru. Well I figure I'm just adding for... 6,335 Views / 24 Replies  
Thanks amru. Well I figure I'm just adding for the record, what my experience is with the mysterious shut down. I'm not really expecting that much in a way of a cure. I've read too many articles on...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 20, 2006 at 12:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Spoke too soon 6,335 Views / 24 Replies  
Well, as soon as I submitted that last post my macbook turned off. The battery power was at 10%. It just off. No warning. Just black. Off. NOT ON. Off. The laptop was NOT unusually hot nor were the...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 19, 2006 at 09:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
10% Still on 6,335 Views / 24 Replies  
It's at 10% and still on. Hmmm... will I make it? Can I FINALLY calibrate my battery, 2 months later, without it shutting off before completely being drained of power??

We'll see.
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 19, 2006 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
18% and still on! 6,335 Views / 24 Replies  
Ok this is interesting. My laptop is now at 17% battery capacity and it is still on. It hasn't turned off suddenly. Yay!? Well I'm posting this is as a record and will keep us posted.
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 19, 2006 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Exactly. How do I calibrate the battery? I tried... 6,335 Views / 24 Replies  
Exactly. How do I calibrate the battery? I tried when I first got the macbook and noticed the problem from day one. I don't see how calibrating could've helped this problem anyway because of just the...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 19, 2006 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Nah, I don't think the Firmware update did squat.... 6,335 Views / 24 Replies  
Nah, I don't think the Firmware update did squat. I still get the shut-off at 20% battery. The thing is is that this only happens when unplugged. When I'm plugged in to AC and running FCP and PS and...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 18, 2006 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Don't know if my shut-down problem is 'random' as... 6,335 Views / 24 Replies  
Don't know if my shut-down problem is 'random' as it seems to shut off only when unplugged and when the battery charge reaches around 20%. Consistent. No warning of the battery being low or that the...
Posted by d_oob, on Nov 17, 2006 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook won't play DVD 674 Views / 1 Replies  
Or rather maybe it is the DVD Player application that isn't recognizing the disc. I am able to play Movie DVD's using VLC. I am able to read regular Data DVD's. It seems that DVD Player can't see the...
Posted by d_oob, on Oct 22, 2006 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I don't think it is necessarily a Macbook... 14,087 Views / 7 Replies  
I don't think it is necessarily a Macbook problem. The disappearing cursor for 1 second thing happens on my dual 867 G4 running Tiger using a mouse. It has always happened, even from when i used...
Posted by d_oob, on Sep 1, 2006 at 12:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
hmmmm... i will try the renaming suggestion. thnx! 639 Views / 7 Replies  
hmmmm... i will try the renaming suggestion. thnx!
Posted by d_oob, on Aug 19, 2006 at 03:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
How would you run 2 copies of toast on one... 639 Views / 7 Replies  
How would you run 2 copies of toast on one machine? I've never tried it but I assume trying to install Toast twice on the same machine would just overwrite the other. Maybe I install it to a...
Posted by d_oob, on Aug 19, 2006 at 02:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Writing to 2 Discs at Once using Toast 639 Views / 7 Replies  
Tried searching on this forum as well as Roxio's site. I would like to burn to 2 DVD-R's at once to maximize my duplication productivity. Is this possible to do with 2 similar DVD burners (Pioneer...
Posted by d_oob, on Aug 19, 2006 at 02:09 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Checkerboard MacBook 2,224 Views / 10 Replies  
I was wondering if it is easy to remove the keys on the new Macbooks. I have a Pismo and it is pretty easy to just snap them off and on. I don't have a Macbook yet so I can't try this nor do I want...
Posted by d_oob, on Jun 20, 2006 at 01:03 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Wow! cool device but $1200 more? I was hoping... 444 Views / 9 Replies  
Wow! cool device but $1200 more? I was hoping that because there are 2 video outs on the powerbook that I would be able to run 2 (more) monitors. Did more testing and it does not seem to be able to...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 12, 2006 at 08:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Connecting 2 Projectors to 17inch PB 444 Views / 9 Replies  
I was wondering, is it possible to connecting 2 external monitors/projectors to a 17inch powerbook?

So to have one projector on the S-Video out and another projector on the DVI out.

Is this...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 12, 2006 at 06:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Picked up 1.5ghz, ATI with 64mb ram. I'm stoked... 4,251 Views / 36 Replies  
Picked up 1.5ghz, ATI with 64mb ram. I'm stoked on that sweet surprise. Picked up on the 15 of December in Honolulu, Hawai'i at the Ala Moana store.
Posted by d_oob, on Dec 20, 2005 at 01:33 AM, in Mac Desktops
AND not necessarily the MacMini. This is... 3,758 Views / 34 Replies  
AND not necessarily the MacMini. This is happening all over the place. Popping up in random discussions relating to particular screens, MacMini, Powermac G4's, Studio 17", Alu 20", 23", etc. It is...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 18, 2005 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ok I will try what you suggest. It's funny... 1,797 Views / 14 Replies  
Ok I will try what you suggest. It's funny though, that the steps you mention to take is something we use to do in OS 9 back when you had to deal with extensions screwing things up, and you had to...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 18, 2005 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah sorry about the confusion. I probably meant... 1,797 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah sorry about the confusion. I probably meant log-in instead of Boot up on my pismo because I only have my one account and that just logs in automatically.

Anyways I've dumped all kinds of...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 15, 2005 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have 3 Ultra ata100 drives in my Dual 867 too.... 765 Views / 5 Replies  
I have 3 Ultra ata100 drives in my Dual 867 too. 2 on the ata100 cable and 1 on the ata66 cable. If I were to move one of the drives from the ata100 cable to the ata66 cable, making it so there is...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 13, 2005 at 07:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ok I tried the logging in as a different user. My... 1,797 Views / 14 Replies  
Ok I tried the logging in as a different user. My font book is set-up to only enable fonts for the main user (admin/me) so I created a test new account just for this. I logged in and it was really...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 13, 2005 at 07:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
So Disabling some fonts should help speed things... 1,797 Views / 14 Replies  
So Disabling some fonts should help speed things up? I dont' have to remove the fonts in order for this happen do I? I can just disable them? I'm gonna try it right now! Thanks.

peace out
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 12, 2005 at 11:59 AM, in Mac Desktops
Extremely Slow Start Up, Painfully Slow 1,797 Views / 14 Replies  
I can't really tell when my Dual 867 MDD started to do this but it now takes almost 4 minutes to start up. It gets to the login screen quick but when it loads up my user, it just hangs forever on the...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 11, 2005 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
I wish the 12" PB had a PCMIA slot. Why doesn't... 772 Views / 13 Replies  
I wish the 12" PB had a PCMIA slot. Why doesn't it have one? Those come in handy sometimes. Otherwise the 12" is like an iBook.
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 10, 2005 at 12:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
So what the hell was it that was causing the lack... 772 Views / 13 Replies  
So what the hell was it that was causing the lack of signal? Did the 'genius' even tell you what was wrong? Or were they all hush hush about it. "Don't tell anyone, on and btw here's a new PB." Was...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 10, 2005 at 02:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How do you guys just live with it? My Pismo gets... 772 Views / 13 Replies  
How do you guys just live with it? My Pismo gets better signal than newer stuff. I'm sitting next to my girlfriend who's on an iBook G4 14" and her Airport Extreme is getting 3 bars while mine (OG...
Posted by d_oob, on Feb 10, 2005 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
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