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You'll be fine wiring it the way I outlined... 3,230 Views / 11 Replies  
You'll be fine wiring it the way I outlined above. You mentioned your current cable metered out with tip and ring going to both XLRs so it was wired wrong.
Posted by nerd, on Nov 19, 2009 at 02:33 AM, in MacNN Lounge
What connection is on the other end of the 1/8"? ... 3,230 Views / 11 Replies  
What connection is on the other end of the 1/8"? XLR only?
Posted by nerd, on Nov 19, 2009 at 12:42 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You'll run into the same problem if your 1/4"... 3,230 Views / 11 Replies  
You'll run into the same problem if your 1/4" cables are tip, ring and sleeve. It could be possible that your cable was wired out of phase; tip to XLR pin 2 on one and ring to XLR pin 3 on the...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 18, 2009 at 11:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I do this all the time at work. You can tie pins... 3,230 Views / 11 Replies  
I do this all the time at work. You can tie pins 1 and 3 together at the XLR end so the low isn't floating. As others have said an matching transformer is best but you can get by without one.
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Posted by nerd, on Nov 18, 2009 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Okay, I see what your were saying. I also... 410 Views / 6 Replies  
Okay, I see what your were saying. I also checked out Chatterous.com and it's pretty cool as well but you have to precede each message with CHTR GROUPNAME so it's a little clunky. radiohandi.com...
Posted by nerd, on May 9, 2008 at 12:41 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Searching google for SMS Group Chat comes up with... 410 Views / 6 Replies  
Searching google for SMS Group Chat comes up with a lot of companies that look like they'll work for me. I'm still open to ideas if any of you have done this before.
Posted by nerd, on May 8, 2008 at 07:48 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I have the iPhone, I don't think it'll... 410 Views / 6 Replies  
I have the iPhone, I don't think it'll automatically forward SMS messages?

I want to be able to text one number and have that distribute the SMS to a group; basically I'm trying to create a group...
Posted by nerd, on May 8, 2008 at 07:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How Can I Relay an SMS to a Group? 410 Views / 6 Replies  
I want to be able to relay an SMS received on my phone to a group of people. It doesn't necessarily have to be a phone but some number that can receive SMS and send it on to say 20 people at the...
Posted by nerd, on May 8, 2008 at 05:54 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd also let the auction go and see how high it... 859 Views / 35 Replies  
I'd also let the auction go and see how high it goes. I've listed things with buy it now and after bidding it sells for more then what I had the buy it now price set at.
Posted by nerd, on Feb 25, 2008 at 11:46 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just found this out as well. All my old MPEGs... 769 Views / 5 Replies  
I just found this out as well. All my old MPEGs play with no audio and the TubeSock videos don't play any video.
Posted by nerd, on Jan 23, 2008 at 12:37 AM, in Applications
I haven't heard many success stories with modems... 18,673 Views / 28 Replies  
I haven't heard many success stories with modems and VOIP. I know I could never get my DirecTV stuff to work with Vonage.
Posted by nerd, on Dec 16, 2007 at 08:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A couple weeks I bought my friend an iPhone (he... 10,596 Views / 28 Replies  
A couple weeks I bought my friend an iPhone (he paid me back) and the manager at the store told me I could only by 2 iPhones, ever. Since I had already bough myself one a couple weeks before that...
Posted by nerd, on Dec 4, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yea, I read all the crap the naysayers were... 628 Views / 7 Replies  
Yea, I read all the crap the naysayers were saying but then found some apps that you couldn't tell the difference what they coded in. I've seen some Cocoa apps that looked just as bad, hell the 2 I...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 19, 2007 at 09:01 PM, in Developer Center
I'm no Windows-Lover but the only time I have... 672 Views / 24 Replies  
I'm no Windows-Lover but the only time I have problems at work with my XP machine is running Avid and I call that the white screen of death. It happens with I'm running Express DV and try to...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:31 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The latest MacTech magazine had a good 4 or 5... 369 Views / 1 Replies  
The latest MacTech magazine had a good 4 or 5 page article about what's new with xCode 3 and Object C 2.0. I'm not good enough with programming to even begin describing them....
Posted by nerd, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:26 AM, in Developer Center
xCode is your choice for the program and you can... 870 Views / 2 Replies  
xCode is your choice for the program and you can download it from Apple. I read Cocoa Programming for Mac OS X by Arron Hillegass and it's a very good book. I'd recommend it to get up to speed with...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:25 AM, in Developer Center
I just read through some of the RB manual and it... 628 Views / 7 Replies  
I just read through some of the RB manual and it does look more straight forward and simpler to get done some of the things I want to do. Networking and serial control seems a lot more simpler and...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 18, 2007 at 03:11 PM, in Developer Center
I Need to Code for Windows, What to Use? 628 Views / 7 Replies  
I've written 2 Cocoa programs, one that controls a relay box via HTTP requests and one that plays back 4 RTSP streams in a window. I wrote these for work and run on them on a Mac Mini that we've...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 17, 2007 at 10:40 PM, in Developer Center
This is true according to this. Unsanity.org:... 4,418 Views / 100 Replies  
This is true according to this. Unsanity.org: Shock and Awe: How Installing Apple's Updates can Render Your Mac Unbootable and How You Can Prevent it...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 16, 2007 at 10:10 AM, in Mac OS X
Come to think of it I had this happen a couple... 897 Views / 1 Replies  
Come to think of it I had this happen a couple times but it hasn't happened in a week or two. I didn't have to restart though, all I had to do was unplug and replug the mouse to get the functions...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 13, 2007 at 12:09 AM, in Applications
I just tried it with a domain I know I haven't... 570 Views / 23 Replies  
I just tried it with a domain I know I haven't called up before and it works for me as well. I did see a quick flash of OpenDNS's page but in less then a second Safari put the .com in.
Posted by nerd, on Nov 3, 2007 at 11:02 PM, in Applications
I just discovered this today when doing some... 1,443 Views / 1 Replies  
I just discovered this today when doing some things at a friends house. Your answer relies in this apple thread. Basically download an old firmware and extract the old Airport Base Station Utility...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 3, 2007 at 07:20 PM, in Networking
I learn something new every day, thanks! I did a... 584 Views / 6 Replies  
I learn something new every day, thanks! I did a clean install of Leopard and this was bugging me. I must have selected that in Tiger way back then and forgot about it.
Posted by nerd, on Nov 1, 2007 at 11:34 AM, in Mac OS X
There appears to be a problem with Airport in... 3,676 Views / 9 Replies  
There appears to be a problem with Airport in Leopard. I can't get over dial-up speed when connected to my N Airport Base Station but on my G I can. Check out this thread over at Apple.

Apple -...
Posted by nerd, on Nov 1, 2007 at 12:58 AM, in Networking
I'm using Quicken with no problems as well. I... 1,389 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm using Quicken with no problems as well. I did copy over all my preference files so I never got nagged about registering Quicken or the Scheduled transactions nag you have above.
Posted by nerd, on Oct 29, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in Applications
From what I understand you can only back up to to... 2,316 Views / 5 Replies  
From what I understand you can only back up to to AFP share if the host computer is a Mac. My Ubuntu/Netatalk AFP share doesn't show up in TimeMachine. I don't think any of your NAS solutions out...
Posted by nerd, on Oct 28, 2007 at 03:40 AM, in Mac OS X
I've never tried it but I watch them every time I... 1,088 Views / 24 Replies  
I've never tried it but I watch them every time I go to our local mountain top (Sandia Mountains). It looks really fun and I'd love to try it some day. Here's a link to a local site and a cool...
Posted by nerd, on Oct 17, 2007 at 10:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Check to see if your maintaining previews for... 406 Views / 2 Replies  
Check to see if your maintaining previews for projects. There's 2 ways to set it, one that maintains previews for all projects and the other is for only the selected projects.

Bagelturf -...
Posted by nerd, on Oct 1, 2007 at 10:40 AM, in Applications
I'm running a RAID 5 under Ubuntu 6.06 over a... 624 Views / 22 Replies  
I'm running a RAID 5 under Ubuntu 6.06 over a gigabit network and I can get 60-80MB/sec on large files. The Ubuntu server is running a 2gHz Athlon 64 with 1GB of RAM.

I just upgraded my drives...
Posted by nerd, on Sep 24, 2007 at 01:50 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
15113 items, 55.7 days, 88.84 GB A lot of... 1,153 Views / 76 Replies  
15113 items, 55.7 days, 88.84 GB

A lot of Drum n Bass and a lot of crap I haven't even listened to in years. I should probably delete some of it but then I would want to listen to it again. I...
Posted by nerd, on Sep 22, 2007 at 07:01 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd buy 2 and mirror them or find some other way... 436 Views / 5 Replies  
I'd buy 2 and mirror them or find some other way of backup, that's a lot of data to loose. Who knows with the brand, every manufacture will have a drive that dies, it's just a matter of time.
Posted by nerd, on Sep 20, 2007 at 12:03 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I saw it when I was around 8. My older sister... 4,297 Views / 22 Replies  
I saw it when I was around 8. My older sister sleep in my room with me for weeks after that. If she didn't I would freak out thinking of the movie. That and War of the Worlds messed me up as a...
Posted by nerd, on Sep 13, 2007 at 01:49 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Wow! I hope no one falls for it. 583 Views / 6 Replies  
Wow! I hope no one falls for it.
Posted by nerd, on Sep 8, 2007 at 12:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Looking at the preferences there is a "Show When... 363 Views / 3 Replies  
Looking at the preferences there is a "Show When Being Observed". Not what you were asking but at least the person using the computer would know when you're connected.
Posted by nerd, on Aug 22, 2007 at 10:29 AM, in Applications
I got mine in yesterday, ground shipping and I... 782 Views / 17 Replies  
I got mine in yesterday, ground shipping and I ordered on the 10th. The Apple store here was telling me 3 weeks before they got theirs. I confirmed this was for the wired keyboard and not the...
Posted by nerd, on Aug 18, 2007 at 03:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Have a look at the Kona cards. I have no idea if... 309 Views / 3 Replies  
Have a look at the Kona cards. I have no idea if you can use more the one but I would think that would be the issue. I think you can capture from only one firewire device at a time.
Posted by nerd, on Aug 2, 2007 at 12:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I had the same problem with a Mini that I had at... 701 Views / 19 Replies  
I had the same problem with a Mini that I had at a remote site. Check out this Apple Bulletin.

Mac OS X 10.4: Network Time clients lose synchronization...
Posted by nerd, on Aug 2, 2007 at 12:35 AM, in Mac OS X
To upload maps to any of the GPS units I believe... 535 Views / 7 Replies  
To upload maps to any of the GPS units I believe the only option is to use a PC. Once your maps are there then you have a good choice of programs on the Mac that will upload tracks, routes and...
Posted by nerd, on Jul 14, 2007 at 03:03 PM, in MacNN Lounge
http://www.speedtest.net/result/147872045.png... 2,246 Views / 100 Replies  
http://www.speedtest.net/result/147872045.png (http://www.speedtest.net)

This is the Comcast 8mb/768 but they have the speed boost which will increase speeds for a certain amount of time. I can...
Posted by nerd, on Jun 30, 2007 at 02:21 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I used a door for years until I got my own place... 6,581 Views / 27 Replies  
I used a door for years until I got my own place and then made my own desk out of 3/4" ply that stretches the whole length of one wall. I'll spare you guys from the mess that now lives on it and...
Posted by nerd, on Jun 27, 2007 at 10:24 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Here's what I want to know. Mount a network... 11,440 Views / 295 Replies  
Here's what I want to know. Mount a network share, pull the ethernet cable and see if you get the beach ball. I'm always forgetting to unmount drives on my MBP and I can't do a thing for about 2...
Posted by nerd, on Jun 25, 2007 at 11:31 PM, in Mac OS X
I'd prefer it cold as well but 70? Isn't that... 1,755 Views / 64 Replies  
I'd prefer it cold as well but 70? Isn't that the normal temperature that office buildings use as well as most of the world population? :D If I'm cold I put something on and don't complain. When...
Posted by nerd, on Jun 22, 2007 at 01:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
UNO is still fine for me on 2 different machines... 3,535 Views / 59 Replies  
UNO is still fine for me on 2 different machines but I didn't uninstall it before the update. Are you guys saying you can't reapply it?
Posted by nerd, on Jun 21, 2007 at 12:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Does Apple H work? It used to for me in Quake 3... 432 Views / 3 Replies  
Does Apple H work? It used to for me in Quake 3 but with IOUrban Terror it doesn't.
Posted by nerd, on Jun 16, 2007 at 04:19 PM, in Gaming
I did a few quick tests as well. I'll take back... 1,549 Views / 3 Replies  
I did a few quick tests as well. I'll take back my comment about saying the quality is good, it's not compared to a 2 pass x264 3mb/s encode. I haven't even looked at the data rate of the Turbo.264...
Posted by nerd, on Jun 15, 2007 at 12:02 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sweet, I'll skip the Mini then since the MacBook... 581 Views / 4 Replies  
Sweet, I'll skip the Mini then since the MacBook is better anyways. Thanks for the responses.
Posted by nerd, on Jun 14, 2007 at 12:43 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How Many Times Can I Plug/Unplug MacBook Pro's DVI Port? 581 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm about to start using my MacBook Pro, first gen on my desk at work. I can get a Mini to use but it's slow then the MacBook Pro. My concern is how will the DVI connector hold up to being used...
Posted by nerd, on Jun 13, 2007 at 09:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm excited about Leopard as well, it's just that... 13,576 Views / 418 Replies  
I'm excited about Leopard as well, it's just that menu bar, I can't get it out of my head. ;)
Posted by nerd, on Jun 12, 2007 at 01:07 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I guess I'm alright with the new dock as long as... 13,576 Views / 418 Replies  
I guess I'm alright with the new dock as long as it doesn't waste any more space then then current one. It might be one of those things I need to get used to. A while back I dug out my public beta...
Posted by nerd, on Jun 11, 2007 at 10:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I just hope you can turn off the transparency on... 13,576 Views / 418 Replies  
I just hope you can turn off the transparency on the menu bar. I don't care for it, I don't think Menu Meters, etc. will look good on it that way. The finder doesn't appear to be too different if...
Posted by nerd, on Jun 11, 2007 at 10:00 PM, in MacNN Lounge
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