Welcome to the MacNN Forums.

If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

You are here: MacNN Forums > Search Forums > Search Results

Showing results 1 to 50 of 110
Search: Posts Made By: cnelson87
Thread Thread Starter Last Post Replies Views Forum
moto 6412, the one with the built in DVR. the... 1,008 Views / 5 Replies  
moto 6412, the one with the built in DVR. the scheduling fearure worked fine for me, but the channel changing was a little weird to figure out. I got it to work but it was more hassle than it was...
Posted by cnelson87, on May 12, 2006 at 12:15 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
hmm, I have no such problem. it's certainly not... 1,008 Views / 5 Replies  
hmm, I have no such problem. it's certainly not the most robust app in the world, but works as advertised. the scheduling feature is nice to have.
Posted by cnelson87, on May 11, 2006 at 08:35 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
iRecord (http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/20968) 1,008 Views / 5 Replies  
iRecord (http://macupdate.com/info.php/id/20968)
Posted by cnelson87, on May 11, 2006 at 03:34 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Oh yeah, I had a HELL of a time getting RAM into... 657 Views / 6 Replies  
Oh yeah, I had a HELL of a time getting RAM into my new G5. I thought I was going to crack the motherboard it was so tight. But it went in. I recommend clearing your work space so you have plenty of...
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 8, 2005 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
get MPEG Streamclip as already suggested. you can... 967 Views / 4 Replies  
get MPEG Streamclip as already suggested. you can edit out out the commercials in MPEG Streamclip, no need to export to DV unless you want frame accurate editing, but that will mean hours of...
Posted by cnelson87, on May 27, 2005 at 06:53 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I have the divx plugin installed. damn POS is the... 524 Views / 3 Replies  
I have the divx plugin installed. damn POS is the worst mpg4 encoder of all time! I will happily uninstall it. I only kept it for playback. my vid is xvid, the 3ivx plugin should play it.
Posted by cnelson87, on May 25, 2005 at 10:31 AM, in macOS
quicktime + fullscreen = beachball 524 Views / 3 Replies  
occassionally, quicktime will freeze everything when playing mpeg4 in fullscreen mode. I get an endlessly spinning beachball on a black screen and alt-apple-escape (force quit) is of no avail. or, IF...
Posted by cnelson87, on May 24, 2005 at 10:45 PM, in macOS
thanks! that was kind of the point. these little... 587 Views / 6 Replies  
thanks! that was kind of the point. these little projects I come up with serve no real-world purpose other than to further my own knowledge.

it just seemed like a good idea at the time to write a...
Posted by cnelson87, on Mar 29, 2005 at 04:58 PM, in Developer Center
the background image, "frame_background.gif"... 464 Views / 2 Replies  
the background image, "frame_background.gif" isn't in the iframe page, it's in a td containing the iframe in the main page. I would put it the iframe, with fixed position and no scrolling if...
Posted by cnelson87, on Mar 29, 2005 at 04:40 PM, in Developer Center
I couldn't get that script to work, but thanks... 587 Views / 6 Replies  
I couldn't get that script to work, but thanks for trying. anyways, I'm trying to figure out arrays.
Posted by cnelson87, on Mar 25, 2005 at 09:49 PM, in Developer Center
some php help? 587 Views / 6 Replies  
Little by little, in my spare time, I'm slooowly learning php. Mainly by devising simple problems and trying to figure out a solution. Right now I'm trying to get my head around multi-dimensional...
Posted by cnelson87, on Mar 25, 2005 at 07:47 PM, in Developer Center
nope, I should have done that. I rebooted and it... 542 Views / 4 Replies  
nope, I should have done that. I rebooted and it hasn't happened since.
Posted by cnelson87, on Jan 26, 2005 at 07:13 PM, in macOS
virus, bug, what? weird behavior 542 Views / 4 Replies  
don't know why this happened... suddenly, letters from file names and folders just disappear leaving blank spaces in their place. not just in the finder, but in application dialog windows, too. it...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jan 25, 2005 at 03:21 PM, in macOS
Yup, I'm aware that transcoding from one lossy... 632 Views / 2 Replies  
Yup, I'm aware that transcoding from one lossy format to another, such as mpg2 to mpg4, is not ideal. However, it's really no different than ripping a DVD to DivX, and results can still be very good....
Posted by cnelson87, on Jan 19, 2005 at 07:36 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Q's: editing / transcoding mpg2 632 Views / 2 Replies  
I have an ADS Instant USB that records directly to mpg2. It works very well for recording TV shows and converting VHS tapes to DVD. The included mpg editor can edit mpgs at the keyframe level and is...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jan 19, 2005 at 05:20 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
System Prefs, Displays, GONE! 384 Views / 1 Replies  
Yup, gone. It says "Loading Displays..." but never loads. If I stop and start again, then it will at least change to the right size but remains blank.
G4 450 Sawtooth upgraded to 1GHz, 1G RAM,...
Posted by cnelson87, on Dec 30, 2004 at 11:51 PM, in macOS
wow, never used Graphic Converter before, came... 722 Views / 12 Replies  
wow, never used Graphic Converter before, came pre-installed on my machine. how the h*ll do you use this thing??? :confused:

hey purplegiant, how did you do that?
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 23, 2004 at 01:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: EyeTV (any video format for that matter) into iMovie/iDVD? 955 Views / 21 Replies  
to clarify: 48 is min standard. 48, 96, and 192 are all standards as well.

also, what brianb said about iDVD and mpg1 was very interesting. if your mpg is mpg1, then you can demux it with bbdemux...
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 23, 2004 at 12:56 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: EyeTV (any video format for that matter) into iMovie/iDVD? 955 Views / 21 Replies  
48. 48 is standard for DVD.



no. iDVD only accepts DV. which is really really stupid that you can't import a perfect dvd compatible mpeg. stupid Apple says you have to pay $500 for DVDSP if ya...
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 22, 2004 at 06:55 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
when duplicating a line, or anything, you can... 11,623 Views / 6 Replies  
when duplicating a line, or anything, you can move it by tapping the arrow keys and counting the number of taps. 17 taps equals 17 pixels. if you hold shift each tap will be 10 pixels. just count it,...
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 22, 2004 at 03:53 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Minimize JPEG artifacts by editing in TIFF? 722 Views / 12 Replies  
Wow, pretty cool. Is it truely lossless, or merely visually lossless? I'll have to try it out for myself. Thanks for the heads-up.
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 22, 2004 at 01:18 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: Re: Re: EyeTV (any video format for that matter) into iMovie/iDVD? 955 Views / 21 Replies  
ah, perfect!
If you have Toast you can just drop it into the video tab. If the mpg is too big for a 700mb VCD (or xVCD, a VCD with out of spec bitrate) then it will need to be a DVD. If DVD then the...
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 22, 2004 at 01:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
EVERYTIME you edit and save as jpg, no matter... 722 Views / 12 Replies  
EVERYTIME you edit and save as jpg, no matter what setting, you will introduce new artifacts and quality loss.
Save as lossless tif (or psd) if you need to do multiple edits, and save-as jpg only...
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 21, 2004 at 02:23 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: EyeTV (any video format for that matter) into iMovie/iDVD? 955 Views / 21 Replies  
EyeTV records in mpg / mpeg2 format which can be burned directly to DVD. The whole point of using EyeTV to capture video is to avoid using DV and encoding to mpeg2 (because mpeg2 encoding can take...
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 21, 2004 at 01:49 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I stand corrected, there is an optical input on... 1,241 Views / 15 Replies  
I stand corrected, there is an optical input on the 680s. Looks kinda weird though. It doesn't look like a toslink optical jack, I don't know what kind it is (looks almost like a phone jack???).
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 15, 2004 at 01:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just picked up the Logitech Z680 500watt 5.1... 1,241 Views / 15 Replies  
I just picked up the Logitech Z680 500watt 5.1 surround speakers. I don't play too many games, music and DVDs are AWESOME! Maybe a little TOO bassy but you can turn the subwoofer down. Digital coax...
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 14, 2004 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
M-Audio makes the Revolution 5.1, Revolution 7.1,... 632 Views / 4 Replies  
M-Audio makes the Revolution 5.1, Revolution 7.1, and Audiophile 2496 soundcards with digital output via S/PDIF.
I have the Audiophile and Logitech Z680 speakers and it is AWESOME.
Posted by cnelson87, on Sep 9, 2004 at 05:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Not sure if it's available as a standalone, for... 856 Views / 4 Replies  
Not sure if it's available as a standalone, for the reason that it will only capture with the ADS box.
Posted by cnelson87, on Aug 26, 2004 at 07:39 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Most mp3 compatible DVD players are picky about... 629 Views / 4 Replies  
Most mp3 compatible DVD players are picky about disc format. I'm not familiar with how iTunes burns an mp3 disc, but I'm *guessing* it's just a Mac format data disc that can only be played back on...
Posted by cnelson87, on Aug 17, 2004 at 11:43 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I've noticed that Toast will re-encode 320x240... 663 Views / 4 Replies  
I've noticed that Toast will re-encode 320x240 mpegs into 352x240.
Posted by cnelson87, on Aug 4, 2004 at 01:44 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
...on a budget. Well, nothing is cheap, but I... 447 Views / 3 Replies  
...on a budget.
Well, nothing is cheap, but I think my setup is about as budget conscience as it gets. If you want to eventually watch your recorded TV shows on anything other than your Mac, you...
Posted by cnelson87, on Aug 2, 2004 at 11:51 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
does the DOCTYPE tag need a closing slash for... 645 Views / 9 Replies  
does the DOCTYPE tag need a closing slash for xhtml compliance?
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 30, 2004 at 01:08 PM, in Developer Center
since I would prefer not to move the whole sites... 557 Views / 9 Replies  
since I would prefer not to move the whole sites directory, just a couple subfolders, it sounds like a symlink is the way to go.
sooo, what is a symlink? how do I make one?
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 27, 2004 at 12:53 PM, in Developer Center
coolio. I thought maybe it would be the... 557 Views / 9 Replies  
coolio. I thought maybe it would be the httpd.conf thingie. seems like I messed with that once when I updated to the latest php. it's been so long I've kind of forgotten about it. no worries for the...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 26, 2004 at 05:36 PM, in Developer Center
one bump and then I'll try the os X forum. bump! 557 Views / 9 Replies  
one bump and then I'll try the os X forum.
bump!
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 26, 2004 at 02:45 PM, in Developer Center
argh! Hope this isn't getting too old for the... 651 Views / 7 Replies  
argh! Hope this isn't getting too old for the rest of ya...
My success rate is only about 50%. Everything (mpeg2 4.5mbs, audio 192kbs, 720x480, vbr) I've captured so far looks and plays just...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 26, 2004 at 02:43 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks for the info on ports. As far as... 3,854 Views / 58 Replies  
Thanks for the info on ports.
As far as torrents being used for good or evil... I know there is always going to be abuse, but one example for good is X-Plane, they use torrents for releasing...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 26, 2004 at 01:57 PM, in Applications
I think DVD drives can read copy protected CDs... 688 Views / 7 Replies  
I think DVD drives can read copy protected CDs too. 650mb discs are redbook standard and will play on anything, 700mb discs are also acceptable (maybe not redbook, but they work), but 775mb on (I'm...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 23, 2004 at 08:06 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
home and sites directory 557 Views / 9 Replies  
I would like to move my "sites" directory from my "home" directory to a portable firewire drive so that I may take my work with me, or maybe set up a second "sites" directory on the firewire drive...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 23, 2004 at 07:00 PM, in Developer Center
Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Bit Torrent kinda sucks 3,854 Views / 58 Replies  
forgive a noobie please! how do you open LOTS OF THEM?
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 23, 2004 at 01:32 PM, in Applications
Back in os 9 days there was something called... 1,045 Views / 6 Replies  
Back in os 9 days there was something called Rosetta that, among other things, would fix improperly combined mpegs. I'm pretty sure there's an os X version too.
I didn't know about MPEG2Works not...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 19, 2004 at 01:34 PM, in Applications
I've been trying to figure this out too. RBrowser... 780 Views / 13 Replies  
I've been trying to figure this out too. RBrowser has a column-view which makes it pretty easy to drag files from directory to another. But I like Transmit better. I usually end up using both.
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 19, 2004 at 01:07 PM, in Applications
You could try to demux and remux it. That might... 1,045 Views / 6 Replies  
You could try to demux and remux it. That might "straighten out" the frames. BBdemux (free) will demux it. MPEG2works (name? shareware?) will do both.
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 15, 2004 at 12:54 PM, in Applications
Hmm, a shot in the dark here... DVDs need to be... 652 Views / 5 Replies  
Hmm, a shot in the dark here...
DVDs need to be authored. I'm not exactly sure what that means or entails, but I think it means you just can't drag the VOBs over and hope it will work. The .BUP and...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 14, 2004 at 07:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I say go DVD. The quality is better and you can... 871 Views / 6 Replies  
I say go DVD. The quality is better and you can make a cool menu. A 3 min video will take no time at all to burn. But burning 120 discs in any format will take some time though.
However, an mpg VCD...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 14, 2004 at 06:47 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I also have a QPS firewire 8x, and I tried this... 386 Views / 3 Replies  
I also have a QPS firewire 8x, and I tried this exact same thing with a Pioneer 105. It seemed to be just a simple matter of plugging in the wires, but it didn't work. I'm not enough of a tech-head...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 14, 2004 at 05:44 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
OK, I figured out the re-encoding problem. For... 651 Views / 7 Replies  
OK, I figured out the re-encoding problem. For those interested, Toast doesn't actually re-encode the mpg or mpeg2 video. The re-encode process only took a few minutes, so I suspect that it was...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 12, 2004 at 02:53 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
sorry no help to offer, just interested to know... 941 Views / 19 Replies  
sorry no help to offer, just interested to know if / how you get this resolved and if it's a safari bug.
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 12, 2004 at 02:44 PM, in Developer Center
I realize this thread is a bit old, but I never... 2,835 Views / 115 Replies  
I realize this thread is a bit old, but I never read it before, and this post absolutely deserves a HELL YEAH!
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 9, 2004 at 01:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Excellent! The replacement arrived last night -... 651 Views / 7 Replies  
Excellent! The replacement arrived last night - thank you OWC!
I captured some Sci-Fi channel to test and edited out the commercials in mpeg cutter. Works a-ok and looks great.
I converted an old...
Posted by cnelson87, on Jul 9, 2004 at 11:45 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Showing results 1 to 50 of 110
 
Top
Privacy Policy
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:19 PM.
All contents of these forums © 1995-2017 MacNN. All rights reserved.
Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com
vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.,