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Yeah, they were dead on with their estimate, and... 820 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah, they were dead on with their estimate, and I ordered mine. Shipped the same day, and it's already about halfway here. Make me happy.

I'll have to check the firmware, although I'm not sure...
Posted by benhamtroll, on Sep 21, 2004 at 01:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The one I'm looking at is the OEM version,... 820 Views / 15 Replies  
The one I'm looking at is the OEM version, newegg's price is $80+s/h. Not bad, if it comes back in stock.

This is my first experience with OEM peripherals. Do you know if something like this...
Posted by benhamtroll, on Sep 20, 2004 at 11:45 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the lead on OWC. Unfortunately their... 820 Views / 15 Replies  
Thanks for the lead on OWC. Unfortunately their prices are enough higher that I'll probably wait. I've got a limited budget that the wife will allow me to spend . . .;)
Posted by benhamtroll, on Sep 17, 2004 at 11:24 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, they're out. A couple of the places listed... 820 Views / 15 Replies  
Yeah, they're out. A couple of the places listed there don't even seem to carry it anymore . . . Weird.

NewEgg says they expect to have it back in stock on 9/20 (Monday). Anyone have any...
Posted by benhamtroll, on Sep 17, 2004 at 02:55 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think I've decided on a DVD-R 820 Views / 15 Replies  
I think I'm going to go ahead and buy the Pioneer DVR-107D. NewEgg carries it, but they're out of stock.

Can anyone recommend an alternate online retailer that might carry it and won't steal my...
Posted by benhamtroll, on Sep 17, 2004 at 02:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the input. I really like the look of... 565 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the input. I really like the look of the Macally, although it would be nice to have something to match my LaCie HD sitting here.
Posted by benhamtroll, on Sep 10, 2004 at 11:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Having worked in higher-ed with plenty of folks... 1,592 Views / 41 Replies  
Having worked in higher-ed with plenty of folks who use floppies on a regular basis, I recommend that you strongly encourage them to use something else. I've had plenty of experiences with...
Posted by benhamtroll, on Sep 9, 2004 at 12:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
DVD Drive and Enclosure - Opinions? 565 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm looking at picking up the Pioneer DVR-107D and slapping it in the Macally PHC-500BC enclosure. I know the drive is a good bet, but is anyone familiar with this enclosure?

It appears to be...
Posted by benhamtroll, on Sep 9, 2004 at 12:06 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Yeah, I've done it several times. It's possible... 508 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, I've done it several times. It's possible that it just REALLY dirty.

I generally get about 99% done in Toast, and then get a media error . . . :P
Posted by benhamtroll, on Aug 30, 2004 at 03:26 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks, this is really helpful. I'd actually... 508 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks, this is really helpful. I'd actually never visited NewEgg. Great stuff.

Is there anyway to see what bridge is being used in these different enclosures?
Posted by benhamtroll, on Aug 29, 2004 at 09:45 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Advice on DVD-R (or+R) for my iMac 800 508 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, the burner in my little white iMac seems to have given up the ghost. It reads disks, but constantly coasters disks when trying to burn.

So, I'm looking for a decent, reasonably priced...
Posted by benhamtroll, on Aug 29, 2004 at 07:35 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
 
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