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Oh yeah...just what part of this would take so... 738 Views / 9 Replies  
Oh yeah...just what part of this would take so much time on the powerbook? The rendering? The converting in Handbrake? What is the bottleneck and how much of that bottleneck is improved by a speedier...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jul 26, 2005 at 11:50 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks so much you guys. I'm not yet at the... 738 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks so much you guys.

I'm not yet at the point that I want to buy a new desktop, so I know my powerbook isn't the ideal choice for this. Hopefully by the end of the year I'll own a Dual 2.7...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jul 26, 2005 at 11:48 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
HOW: edit content from multi DVD's into one clip 738 Views / 9 Replies  
I'm trying to help a friend edit some video for a presentation he has to give.

Here's what he wants to do:

take about a minute to three minutes of video w/sound from a few different DVD's and...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jul 20, 2005 at 08:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
To whomever posted the original post... Most... 1,331 Views / 12 Replies  
To whomever posted the original post...

Most of the replies thus far are only partly helpful and partly innaccurate. I'm a pro designer (www.jasontolis.com), that has worked on national ad...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Mar 27, 2005 at 10:53 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
What is the CA Advertising Annual? How can I see... 598 Views / 10 Replies  
What is the CA Advertising Annual? How can I see it?

PixelPete
Posted by PixelPete17, on Mar 6, 2005 at 06:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hey I'm happy for you then. :) It's good to have... 912 Views / 9 Replies  
Hey I'm happy for you then. :) It's good to have good gear.

Enjoy your drive and I'll check back for updates on the 120 GB.

Thanks again,

PixelPete
Posted by PixelPete17, on Feb 10, 2005 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Can you hear your 7K60 at all? The Momentus... 912 Views / 9 Replies  
Can you hear your 7K60 at all?

The Momentus drives are amazingly quiet, as in you just can't hear any spinning or whining at all. I could hear the occasinal click of the head moving once in while...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Feb 7, 2005 at 07:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How's your 7K60? Any chance you know if it's... 912 Views / 9 Replies  
How's your 7K60? Any chance you know if it's faster than the Momentus 5400 RPM drives?

The 100GB model is almost perfectly quiet if you're wondering...I was loving it, but I really want the max...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Feb 7, 2005 at 01:50 AM, in Mac Notebooks
any update on 120GB 7200 2.5" drives? 912 Views / 9 Replies  
Just wondering if Seagate or anyone else has any update on when the 7200rpm drive is coming out?

I tried the 100MB 5400RPM drive and it's tons faster in my PB667 DVI, but if I could have another...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Feb 6, 2005 at 04:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow what great replies you guys, thanks to all of... 627 Views / 8 Replies  
Wow what great replies you guys, thanks to all of you.

I have no problem with DIY kinda computer repairs, as I've built three PC's (I'm a casual occasional gamer [HL2, Rainbow Six:3] and I build...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Nov 22, 2004 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
who can repair my out of warranty 667 DVI? 627 Views / 8 Replies  
Hey guys,

I have a Powerbook 667 DVI connected to a 22" Cinema Display that I use for my commercial work.

My problem is I think my CD drive is broken...just need some quick advice really..
...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Nov 21, 2004 at 08:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll try it tomorrow and get back with... 410 Views / 5 Replies  
I'll try it tomorrow and get back with you...thanks for your help.

PixelPete
Posted by PixelPete17, on Nov 5, 2004 at 12:18 AM, in Networking
tried that ...no dice. Thanks for the help,... 410 Views / 5 Replies  
tried that ...no dice.

Thanks for the help, but what else do you recommend?

PixelPete
Posted by PixelPete17, on Nov 3, 2004 at 10:41 PM, in Networking
Did that...no dice. Any idea on what is... 410 Views / 5 Replies  
Did that...no dice.

Any idea on what is causing this?

Thanks for the help by the way,

Pete
Posted by PixelPete17, on Nov 3, 2004 at 10:39 PM, in Networking
help me connect w/Panther to cox cable? 410 Views / 5 Replies  
I reinstalled Panther last night, tried to connect to Cox cable this morning, and it won't autoconfigure and see Cox cable anymore.

I use a cable modem and a Microsoft 4-port router normally, but...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Nov 1, 2004 at 11:31 PM, in Networking
whoops...also meant to say "what PCMCIA card" as... 372 Views / 2 Replies  
whoops...also meant to say "what PCMCIA card" as well....

either one is fine with me, but I just don't know which companies have good drivers for Panther.

Thanks for any help,

PixelPete
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 8, 2004 at 03:11 PM, in Networking
what wireless usb adaptor for PB 800 DVI? 354 Views / 1 Replies  
Hey gang,

Since airport cards are so hard to come by lately, I'm thinking of just buying a third party wireless usb adaptor....but...which one is known to work under Panther and/or OS 9?

I've...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 7, 2004 at 09:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
what PCMCIA wireless card for PB 800 DVI? 372 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey gang,

Since airport cards are so hard to come by lately, I'm thinking of just buying a third party wireless usb adaptor....but...which one is known to work under Panther and/or OS 9?

I've...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 7, 2004 at 09:46 PM, in Networking
can a Microsoft MN-710 wireless adaptor work in Panther? 428 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey gang,

I found a Microsoft MN-710 802.11g (does "b" as well of course) USB wireless adaptor in my drawer of "forgotten goodies"...

The box says "for WinXP"...but are there any drivers for OS...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 7, 2004 at 04:09 PM, in Networking
"Do yourself a favor: get rid of that MuVo and... 1,111 Views / 24 Replies  
"Do yourself a favor: get rid of that MuVo and buy an iPod (mini)"

no can do. :) Got the Muvo2 for free as I bought it just to rip the 4GB MD out for a digital camera. (the drive itself was $500...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jul 31, 2004 at 06:48 PM, in Applications
I'll check it out tomorrow then...thx for another... 1,111 Views / 24 Replies  
I'll check it out tomorrow then...thx for another reply.

I'm off to sleep, as like I've said I've got jury duty tomorrow...I'm sure the link will help one way or another though..so thanks for your...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jul 28, 2004 at 11:55 PM, in Applications
Thanks f1000. Couple of thoughts... The... 1,111 Views / 24 Replies  
Thanks f1000.

Couple of thoughts...

The conversion from AAC to MP3 I don't think works...I'm pretty sure I tried that the other day and it gave me a message about "can't convert copy protected...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jul 28, 2004 at 11:31 PM, in Applications
I know I can burn AAC files to a CD..but won't... 1,111 Views / 24 Replies  
I know I can burn AAC files to a CD..but won't that just be a CD filled with AAC files? I need a CD that holds AIFF files (for my car stereo or portable CD player).

Portable CD players and car...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jul 28, 2004 at 11:14 PM, in Applications
new to iTunes..how do I convert AAC to MP3? 1,111 Views / 24 Replies  
I just purchased about $30 worth of songs from iTunes (mostly worship tunes...I'm a Christian), but I didn't know anything about the "download preference" setting before I bought the music...sigh.
...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jul 28, 2004 at 10:41 PM, in Applications
When you say its a drive issue...does that mean... 700 Views / 12 Replies  
When you say its a drive issue...does that mean my drive SHOULD be able to read DVR+Rs and isn't, or that my drive doesn't support DVD+R which isn't Apple's "fault" per se (as they didn't make the...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Feb 13, 2004 at 03:38 PM, in Mac OS X
why no data DVDs working in Panther? 700 Views / 12 Replies  
Hey gang,

I'm getting SERIOUSLY frustrated as I try to work on a client project that I had archived to DVD using Toast Lite 5.2.1 and now NONE of my DVD's are being recognized on my PB 667 DVI...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Feb 12, 2004 at 04:31 PM, in Mac OS X
Thanks tooki. It turns out that Toast Lite will... 602 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks tooki. It turns out that Toast Lite will burn data DVD's also...and Toast Lite came with my drive (TDK Indi DVD). I had read on the net that Toast Lite didn't support DVDs at all, so that's...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jan 13, 2004 at 12:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
software to run external DVD burner? 306 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey all,

Thanks in advance to anyone that can help...my question is pretty simple as well..so hopefully I can get a quick answer...

I just bought the Sony DRU-510a INTERNAL DVD burner (FOR PC)...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jan 10, 2004 at 07:23 PM, in Applications
software help to burn w/ext DVD-R/W? 602 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey all,

Thanks in advance to anyone that can help...my question is pretty simple as well..so hopefully I can get a quick answer...

I just bought the Sony DRU-510a INTERNAL DVD burner (FOR PC)...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jan 10, 2004 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah, I watched the broadcast as well here and... 10,098 Views / 201 Replies  
Yeah, I watched the broadcast as well here and there....never realized what a fluff and puff nerd-mercial those things are..heh

Anyway...I saw the same reaction you did...complete...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Jan 6, 2004 at 07:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks madmac, I'll check it out.... 747 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks madmac,

I'll check it out. Fortunately, I am one of those that doesn't want handouts, but am willing to help myself. :) Just need a little help in helping myself is all.

Thanks again,
...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Dec 7, 2003 at 05:12 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
what are the best web design forums? 747 Views / 7 Replies  
Title says it all really...

I'm a print designer that is getting more and more into web design, but would like to learn what forums to get involved with. I use almost exclusively Fireworks,...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Dec 6, 2003 at 11:11 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
It's only an action for PS, so someone could even... 8,352 Views / 61 Replies  
It's only an action for PS, so someone could even e-mail to you I imagine. I don't have it or I'd send it to you, but just "go google" and I'm sure you'll find it.

Please post your numbers here or...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Sep 22, 2003 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
This genius is trying to sway us to subscribe to... 1,317 Views / 5 Replies  
This genius is trying to sway us to subscribe to his own little website.

See how he just signed up in September, total posts of "1"...

Thanks for telemarketing in this forum numb. ;)

With a...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Sep 18, 2003 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow. Thanks eggman for taking the time...big... 24,336 Views / 77 Replies  
Wow. Thanks eggman for taking the time...big smiley for you! :)

Sounds like you have an interesting past...had no idea you were so deeply involved with a rich history in digital artistry. You've...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Sep 18, 2003 at 01:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
Which AT&T phone for PB 667 DVI use? 355 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey gang,

I just lost my cel phone (fell off somewhere up a mountain - so its pretty gone ;)), so I'm looking to buy a new one that has bluetooth, and then maybe even change my plan to allow for...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Sep 17, 2003 at 01:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hey Eggman, First, thanks for your posts to... 24,336 Views / 77 Replies  
Hey Eggman,

First, thanks for your posts to this board.. :), your news was good news to say the least! :)Y

You and I are using almost exactly the same apps, and since you've got your dualie,...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Sep 17, 2003 at 01:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hey all, This is gonna be my last post. I... 4,153 Views / 61 Replies  
Hey all,

This is gonna be my last post. I don't know what the problem is with some of you guys, but the tests I ran were totally valid for a VERY low-end RAM situation. All anyone has to do is...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 26, 2003 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah the test was kinda futile, but I was in... 4,153 Views / 61 Replies  
Yeah the test was kinda futile, but I was in front of the machine and had no choice but to use what I had. A one gig RAM setup would tell a whole nuther story I'm sure. I ran a few tests on a 12 MB...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 25, 2003 at 11:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
OK guys, here's some numbers from test that... 4,153 Views / 61 Replies  
OK guys,

here's some numbers from test that you will have to replicate on your own G4s on your own time ;) in order to create a table of G4 vs. G5 data.

The machine only had 256 RAM, it DID...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 25, 2003 at 09:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Ill have PS 7 with G5 optimizer benchmarks in four hours 4,153 Views / 61 Replies  
Hey gang,

Am about to run some tests on G5 1.6 with 512MB RAM. I don't have a stick of 512 PC2700 unfortunately, so I can't up the memory...but I will be USING PS 7 with G5 update as I conduct...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 25, 2003 at 05:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Go to Adobe.com, download the PS Tryout for OS X,... 1,476 Views / 7 Replies  
Go to Adobe.com, download the PS Tryout for OS X, and then DO STUFF. :)

Unfortunately you're limited by RAM though, so the real testing cant quite be done yet.

Don't forget to download the PS...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 22, 2003 at 04:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's broken. Exact same thing happened to... 409 Views / 2 Replies  
It's broken.

Exact same thing happened to mine and I had to send it in under warranty.

I've heard of many having this problem, so no surprise unforunately.

Pixel Pete
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 21, 2003 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Wow you guys. All your help is really appreciated... 1,166 Views / 21 Replies  
Wow you guys. All your help is really appreciated and the info is exactly what I needed.

Thanks for the info, looks like I'll look hard at the Giga 1 "Giga" processor upgrade. :)

Thanks again,...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 21, 2003 at 03:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
How fast can I upgrade my dad's G4 400 tower? 1,166 Views / 21 Replies  
My dad has a G4 400 (the newer motherboard, not the very first one) from when the G4s first came out.

My question is what is the fastest processor upgrade that mobo will take, and of all the...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 20, 2003 at 02:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Having less RAM in the G5 makes no difference to... 4,562 Views / 24 Replies  
Having less RAM in the G5 makes no difference to Photoshop in this case as the file size was only 10MB. Unfortunately OS X probably benefits from more RAM so that would've yielded (theoretically) an...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 19, 2003 at 11:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
Definityly NOT OWC. I'm going through a RAM... 512 Views / 7 Replies  
Definityly NOT OWC.

I'm going through a RAM replacement nightmare right now and they are truly the worst company for customer service I've ever dealt with. I'm currently working with the Manager...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 19, 2003 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Cinema Displays are close to perfect. ... 604 Views / 5 Replies  
Cinema Displays are close to perfect.

Laptop displays are not even close for high-end work, but can be calibrated to get within a reasonably accurate working environment for working on the road,...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 18, 2003 at 06:48 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks for your post. :) I can't tell you... 455 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for your post. :)

I can't tell you how BAD OWC has been in their customer service department. I'm doing tons of legwork and researching to troubleshoot this thing...and it ALL points to bad...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 18, 2003 at 06:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Anyone?.... Bueller... Bueller... ... 455 Views / 4 Replies  
Anyone?....

Bueller...

Bueller...

Bueller...
Posted by PixelPete17, on Aug 17, 2003 at 09:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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