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What did the Audio Update fix? 199 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm a little perplexed about what the Audio Update did. I installed it right away so I have no past experience with sound problems. However, I AM having problems despite the supposed fix.

When...
Posted by cygnet74, on Jun 27, 2001 at 01:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Bad Audio during Modem Dial Up 176 Views / 1 Replies  
I have an iBook/500/CDRW and when I dial up with the modem, the sound is loud, scratchy, etc. I assumed that the audio update would have resolved this. It didn't. I do not experience this problem...
Posted by cygnet74, on Jun 25, 2001 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I have concrete evidence that Outpost DID,... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
Well, I have concrete evidence that Outpost DID, in fact, get dome CDRW models in today because my order from May 15th JUST SHIPPED!!!!!!! :D :D :D

Sorry for the emotional outburst.
Posted by cygnet74, on Jun 22, 2001 at 11:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
snp, Read back a few posts. eTard ordered a... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
snp,

Read back a few posts. eTard ordered a CDRW model on or around May 29th by slipping into a spot in the queue left vacant by a cancelled preorder.
Posted by cygnet74, on Jun 19, 2001 at 07:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
a cup holder... and a porn "panic button". ... 610 Views / 60 Replies  
a cup holder... and a porn "panic button". :D
Posted by cygnet74, on Jun 14, 2001 at 10:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
That's Macrovision copy protection found on many,... 190 Views / 3 Replies  
That's Macrovision copy protection found on many, not all, dvds. Is your A/V cable going into a VCR before routing into the TV? If so, you need to make that connection directly into the TV to avoid...
Posted by cygnet74, on Jun 13, 2001 at 01:22 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I sold my iBook 466mhz SE for $1600 on ebay after... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
I sold my iBook 466mhz SE for $1600 on ebay after deciding that I had to have the CDRW model. That was one month ago and I am desperate to be "portable" again.
Posted by cygnet74, on Jun 11, 2001 at 06:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Speaking of "UNBELIEVEABLE.....", I just called... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
Speaking of "UNBELIEVEABLE.....", I just called and the operator got up to look into the CDRWs. When he returned he said shipment is expected "Monday". HOW-F*CKING-EVER! They are also backordered on...
Posted by cygnet74, on Jun 7, 2001 at 08:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I justed edited a feature length DV project with... 243 Views / 23 Replies  
I justed edited a feature length DV project with FCP2 on an iBook 466mhz SE. The 800x600 screen was admittedly cramped, that's why I'm upgrading to a new iBook, also for the CD-burner -- less sh*t...
Posted by cygnet74, on Jun 6, 2001 at 04:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Called tonight at 11pm E and was told that they... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
Called tonight at 11pm E and was told that they expect a shipment of CDRWs within a week. I'll believe it when my little iBitch is sitting on my lap!
Posted by cygnet74, on May 31, 2001 at 11:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
this comes directly from... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
this comes directly from http://www.apple.com/ibook/specs.html

"All models include a built-in keyboard and trackpad, modem cable, RGB display adapter, power adapter and power cord, and...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 30, 2001 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just got off the phone and was told that... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
Just got off the phone and was told that Outpost's buying department has put in a request to Apple for a specific date when they can expect a shipment of the CDRW model. I'll post as soon as I learn...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 29, 2001 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There will be generation loss on any parts of the... 1,054 Views / 16 Replies  
There will be generation loss on any parts of the clip that get rendered in iMovie (dissolves, wipes, etc.), but when you print to video from iMovie to Digital8 tape it is like copying the file from...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 29, 2001 at 05:26 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
They are available, but I'm stick with my free... 290 Views / 3 Replies  
They are available, but I'm stick with my free 128mb stick from outpost until the price on 512mb comes down.
Posted by cygnet74, on May 29, 2001 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I should mention this when it comes to hard drive... 191 Views / 5 Replies  
I should mention this when it comes to hard drive space: divide the number of GBs in the hard drive by 12.97 and the result is how many hours of DV footage it will hold. In the case of my 60gb...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 29, 2001 at 11:44 AM, in Mac Notebooks
About RAM: As long as he is using Final Cut Pro... 191 Views / 5 Replies  
About RAM: As long as he is using Final Cut Pro 2.0, he can allocate as much RAM as possible... the more the merrier... seriously, max it out if you can. However, if he will be using FCP 1.2.5 or...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 29, 2001 at 11:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I owned a graphite 466mhz iBook SE and can tell... 279 Views / 12 Replies  
I owned a graphite 466mhz iBook SE and can tell you that DVD playback was... problematic. Also, the quality of picture is garbage coming out of a mini-plug jack when you compare it to a S-Video. I...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 29, 2001 at 11:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just finished editing a feature length DV... 164 Views / 11 Replies  
I just finished editing a feature length DV project on my iBook 466mhz SE with Final Cut Pro 2.0, Commotion Pro 3.0, Pro Tools 5.0.1 and had no problems with dropped frames, audio sync, etc. I know a...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 25, 2001 at 02:04 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It REALLY was taken off the site! Not only does... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
It REALLY was taken off the site! Not only does it not show up in a search, but the url for it no longer works either:
http://www.outpost.com/entry?sku=15272&site=dm:a101
Posted by cygnet74, on May 24, 2001 at 01:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, I called again just for the hell of it.... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
Well, I called again just for the hell of it. This time I was told that there are 76 CDRW models on backorder just like pkjackson had recently posted. But I was also told something very differed...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 23, 2001 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just called Outpost told me that there are now... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
Just called Outpost told me that there are now 61 backorders for the CDRW model. That is down from the previous reports of 72 and 75. So, did they get a few in or did 10+ people cancel their order?...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 23, 2001 at 12:13 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called Outpost today and they told me they... 230 Views / 27 Replies  
I called Outpost today and they told me they received 10 CDRW iBooks yesterday (22nd).
Posted by cygnet74, on May 23, 2001 at 05:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I had this same issue (trouble recognizing... 172 Views / 5 Replies  
I had this same issue (trouble recognizing external FW drive) with my graphite 466 ibook se.
Posted by cygnet74, on May 23, 2001 at 05:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
When can we expect Mac OS 9.2? 207 Views / 17 Replies  
As I'm sure most of you are aware, Mac OS 9.2 is in development and I was wondering if anyone had an idea when we could expect it. Hard facts and mere speculation are equally welcome!
Posted by cygnet74, on May 23, 2001 at 05:48 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Another piece of advice: I didn't see if you said... 184 Views / 7 Replies  
Another piece of advice: I didn't see if you said what version of FCP you were going to run, but if it is 1.2.5 then don't allocate more than 180mb to it -- that causes performance problems. It would...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 23, 2001 at 05:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Outpost is telling me either this week or next... 230 Views / 27 Replies  
Outpost is telling me either this week or next week for my CDRW model.
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 06:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Am I now limited to a patch cable? I didn't buy... 283 Views / 12 Replies  
Am I now limited to a patch cable? I didn't buy the crossover for my new iBook, I had it over from my 466mhz SE which I sold on ebay.
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 05:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It would appear that they did get some in today... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
It would appear that they did get some in today because when I called them this afternoon I was quoted 200+ DVD iBooks on backorder.
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 05:41 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Where to get 512mb of RAM for my new iBook? 185 Views / 9 Replies  
I have the cdrw model on back order and was poking around the internet for a deal on a 512mb stick so I can max out the RAM on my new machine. The thing is, no one seems to offer more than a 256mb...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 04:48 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Taking your advice, I just called a local... 2,165 Views / 387 Replies  
Taking your advice, I just called a local reseller and they said they are getting the CDRW model tomorrow or the next day. They are going to call me when they come in. I guess, I will wait until I...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
1. Kensington Optical Mouse 2. Crossover... 283 Views / 12 Replies  
1. Kensington Optical Mouse
2. Crossover Ethernet Cable (for filesharing)
3. 50pk spindle of Sony branded CDRs (ordered the CDRW model)
4. Kensington Saddlebag
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 03:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I called Outpost.com today also and have slightlt... 2,165 Views / 387 Replies  
I called Outpost.com today also and have slightlt more detailed info: What I was told was that DVD models are scheduled to arrive today and tomorrow and that the CDRW model was tentatively scheduled...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This thread motivated me to call Outpost again.... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
This thread motivated me to call Outpost again. This time I was told that the CDRW model had a listed arrival time of "this week or next week", while the DVD model is listed as May 22 and 23.
...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Order from Outpost: iBook CD-RW w/ free... 542 Views / 91 Replies  
Order from Outpost:

iBook CD-RW w/ free 128mb RAM on May 15th.

I have inquired several times and have been told different things including "don't know", "we are getting shipments all the time",...
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 01:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I prefer to think of the scratches as "battle... 236 Views / 27 Replies  
I prefer to think of the scratches as "battle scars".
Posted by cygnet74, on May 22, 2001 at 01:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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