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Transferring email from 2005 G5 (10.5) to mac pro (10.8) 435 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi all, I have searched high and low and found several conflicting answers and enough threads that scare me from using migration asst. I need to transfer all of my contacts and email (i use mail app...
Posted by sadpandas, on Aug 27, 2012 at 05:39 PM, in Mac OS X
I purchased my mac pro because i am actually make... 7,577 Views / 198 Replies  
I purchased my mac pro because i am actually make a profit from using it at which is compose music for t.v. and film as well as compose, record, mix and remix releases. A professional line is just...
Posted by sadpandas, on Sep 13, 2010 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Wow, you are using a ton of disk space on that... 966 Views / 13 Replies  
Wow, you are using a ton of disk space on that drive. I have heard that after a drive is more than 50% full it starts to degrade in performance from an Apple tech. i don't know if that's true but...
Posted by sadpandas, on Aug 30, 2010 at 05:30 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
connect 360 vs Plexi 9 510 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi all, i have been using my xbox 360 and a G5 (in another room) to stream video using connect 360. Have any of you tried using both and what were your thoughts? I only use it to stream movies but...
Posted by sadpandas, on Aug 30, 2010 at 05:22 PM, in Applications
mduell, have you noticed when using handbrake you... 1,068 Views / 13 Replies  
mduell, have you noticed when using handbrake you are losing a lot of quality on playback of the 2nd gen? I was trying to use subler when using the QTPro and perian combo but the export option was...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jul 5, 2010 at 07:21 PM, in Applications
Awesome answers guys and people say we only post... 1,068 Views / 13 Replies  
Awesome answers guys and people say we only post when we are bitching and complaining yet here we are actually problems solving ;). Ok, so after taking the .mkv and compressing the contents using...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jul 5, 2010 at 07:11 PM, in Applications
2 hours to go with the settings i am using. i... 1,068 Views / 13 Replies  
2 hours to go with the settings i am using. i will let you know how it comes out.
Posted by sadpandas, on Jul 3, 2010 at 04:47 PM, in Applications
Handbrake with the limited settings i have... 1,068 Views / 13 Replies  
Handbrake with the limited settings i have experimented seems to over compress files and introduce blocking. I really want to take the 5.1 audio in the container and make it 2 channel (for xbox360)...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jul 3, 2010 at 04:33 PM, in Applications
mkv to xbox360 1,068 Views / 13 Replies  
Hi guys, i have some mkv files (h.264) that i would like to stream over to my xbox 360 using connect360. I tried using the PERIAN + Quicktime playerPRO method to just encode the audio that people...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jul 3, 2010 at 03:04 PM, in Applications
Poll: Im going to end this... I apologize for the... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
Im going to end this... I apologize for the 'hostile' response, i should have re read it, edited and posted. I had no reason to bring your personal life into this but after reading your response to...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 16, 2010 at 01:20 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Peace? You post a thread insulting my lack of... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
Peace? You post a thread insulting my lack of understanding the English language and then post; peace? Come on man. I see you are fairly new here although you sure do love to post a lot so, let me...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 15, 2010 at 11:18 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: No, it isn't my 1st language. English is my... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
No, it isn't my 1st language. English is my third... I will try to articulate myself more clearly for ya champ, cool?

love,
p
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 15, 2010 at 06:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Oh yeah... btw, in case anyone was wondering what... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
Oh yeah... btw, in case anyone was wondering what you need a wagon that is capable of going 214mph, you don't need it but want? yeah, i want that. It is a super car without the 'im sorry about my...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 15, 2010 at 01:25 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: amen.... rs6 avant? Ultimate sleeper. "Is that a... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
amen.... rs6 avant? Ultimate sleeper. "Is that a 579 hp wagon? yes, yes it is.....". Which brings me to the MTM tuned 702hp monster...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 15, 2010 at 01:21 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Oh and just so we can all see how beautiful the... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
Oh and just so we can all see how beautiful the estate version is. here ya go (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Audi_RS6) :).

p
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:41 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: Yes, that is what i said.... confusingly i am... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
Yes, that is what i said.... confusingly i am sure... Anyway, over on one of the audi forums people have brought them to the u.s. but had to make some changes for the dot. I guess you can bring them...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:39 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the reply GH. I will try some... 885 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks for the reply GH. I will try some different things tomorrow and report back. I did go into the airport from out here and turned the 5ghz radio on and chose n (5ghz) only on for one of the...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 14, 2010 at 10:35 PM, in Networking
Poll: Oh yeah, btw, i have the Bilstein coilovers and... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
Oh yeah, btw, i have the Bilstein coilovers and the avant is blk on blk with gunmetal usp rims.
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 14, 2010 at 10:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: The B6 version has a NA 3.0 engine with all the... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
The B6 version has a NA 3.0 engine with all the bells and whistles and the tip. I don't care what anyone says about manuals vs. automatics or tiptronic cars... LA at any time and my left foot on a...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 14, 2010 at 10:30 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Poll: i have a b6 a4 avant with coilovers and 18" OEM... 5,444 Views / 226 Replies  
i have a b6 a4 avant with coilovers and 18" OEM Audi USPs. I actually have the car of my dreams.... sure an s4 or rs4 avant would be great but this one and i are just fine together.... understated...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 14, 2010 at 07:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I meant a hackint0sh p.c. not a windows... 3,965 Views / 48 Replies  
I meant a hackint0sh p.c. not a windows machine....
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 14, 2010 at 07:37 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can see the 2.4 radio but not the 5ghz 885 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi all,

My Mac Pro is in my studio which is across a courtyard and in another structure. Although the AEBS is in the main house it's just on the other side of a window facing the studio about 50...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 14, 2010 at 04:38 PM, in Networking
could i build a p.c. in my old G5 chassis? Thats... 3,965 Views / 48 Replies  
could i build a p.c. in my old G5 chassis? Thats kind of a 'neat' project, no?

p
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 12, 2010 at 06:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
There are people who build theme here in l.a.... 3,965 Views / 48 Replies  
There are people who build theme here in l.a. that will build you one for 'your needs'. I was thinking of going that route back in 08. The refresh early 08 mac pros just came out so i spent an arm...
Posted by sadpandas, on Feb 2, 2010 at 09:38 PM, in Mac Desktops
Mac Mini G4 779 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey yall. Ill was 'gifted' a dead G4Mac Mini that i was hoping to use as a media server for my flat screen. Kind of like an apple t.v. but more just like a mac mini to flat screen.

Is there...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jan 28, 2010 at 03:09 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wow thanks for the reply. Since the PATA techis... 604 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow thanks for the reply. Since the PATA techis so old i am unable to find a larger 7200rpm pata drive for my power book. I will probably end up getting the 320 gb drive so i could actually use more...
Posted by sadpandas, on Dec 17, 2009 at 03:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Powerbook 1.67 hard drive 604 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey people, I had posted to the iFixitdotcom people (i was there researching the topic) and after sending it i would probably have a better chance of this being answered here. So, although it is a...
Posted by sadpandas, on Dec 13, 2009 at 09:18 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Another AWESOME "Will this RAM work in my Mac Pro" 617 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello, thanks for even looking at this thread :). Will this ram work on my early 2008 2x2.8 mac pro? (http://www.frys.com/product/5611731?site=sa:Hard%20Drive%20&%20Memory%20Pod:Pod3) Only thing i...
Posted by sadpandas, on Nov 12, 2009 at 02:25 AM, in Mac Desktops
(the following non sensical post is due to lack... 3,454 Views / 30 Replies  
(the following non sensical post is due to lack of sleep, too much coffee and only my opinion and my preferences so please take them as just that, my opinions... and you know the one about opinions...
Posted by sadpandas, on Nov 5, 2009 at 12:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
she is a 30 gig and your answer is exactly why i... 1,050 Views / 4 Replies  
she is a 30 gig and your answer is exactly why i am asking. If the repair cost is too insane then there is no way I would consider it but if $40 bucks will bring her back to life i can ALWAYS use a...
Posted by sadpandas, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:03 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
iPod repair services 1,050 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi all my barely used 3rd gen iPod will not power on anymore. I just pulled it out after a couple months and turned it on. it came on i plugged it into my mac. everything seemed fine. the next day i...
Posted by sadpandas, on Nov 2, 2009 at 10:08 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
1.5 TB Internal Seagate 516 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey guys,

I am about to purchase a new drive for my audio dual quad and my copy of Snow Leopard... I just noticed that Fry's has one for sale for$114.00. Anyway, just a heads up in case anyone...
Posted by sadpandas, on Aug 29, 2009 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
You just got that Arabian style Tetris song in my... 1,402 Views / 15 Replies  
You just got that Arabian style Tetris song in my head!!!! :). I miss my gameboy, i have a psp that i never use and only got it to test UMD design out... I can't believe some studios are still...
Posted by sadpandas, on Aug 29, 2009 at 05:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
I love posts like these. Always great to see... 529 Views / 3 Replies  
I love posts like these. Always great to see folks repurposing older machines for uses... I just acquired a 2nd gen mini (i know you guys are talking older machines but repurposing is always...
Posted by sadpandas, on Aug 29, 2009 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
The only time i ever hear the internal tower... 1,402 Views / 15 Replies  
The only time i ever hear the internal tower speaker is the initial power up sound then my audio interface takes over as the cpu boots up.... I understand what you are saying but then again i have...
Posted by sadpandas, on Aug 29, 2009 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Seagate 1TB 573 Views / 2 Replies  
Hey yall, frys.com has these monsters going for $89.00. Right here (http://www.frys.com/product/5478279?site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG)
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 19, 2009 at 05:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ok, fixed. I had to reformat the drive on the... 531 Views / 3 Replies  
Ok, fixed. I had to reformat the drive on the p.c. to fat 32 then put all the music and everything i wanted off of the p.c. onto the newly formatted external. I then took the external and plugged it...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 19, 2009 at 04:37 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I did just that. I reformated the drive to Fat 32... 4,877 Views / 68 Replies  
I did just that. I reformated the drive to Fat 32 on the wintel and copied the contents of the 2nd p.c. hard drive onto it. then i brought it over to the g5 dropped everything onto her 2nd internal...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 19, 2009 at 04:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, i do understand that whole heartedly i was... 2,005 Views / 47 Replies  
Yes, i do understand that whole heartedly i was just saying that people still use ppc's that is all :).

p
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 19, 2009 at 04:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
not that easy 531 Views / 3 Replies  
okay so after all of that the p.c. still doesn't see the drive. It only shows up in the safely remove hardware portion. I don't know what to do now :(.

p
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 8, 2009 at 12:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
my powerbook (1.67) is also maxed out with 2 gigs... 4,877 Views / 68 Replies  
my powerbook (1.67) is also maxed out with 2 gigs of ram and i use that as my 'primary' around the house lap top... My mac pro is out in the studio and the G5 is in the den.... so, everything has...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 7, 2009 at 08:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
What i did 531 Views / 3 Replies  
well, i just started formating a mac external to dos (fat) and will use that on the windows os to transfer music and photos and all of that stuff to a second hard drive on the mac. solved. sadly, it...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 7, 2009 at 08:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I love my mac pro so i am good and havent had any... 2,005 Views / 47 Replies  
I love my mac pro so i am good and havent had any of the problems some folks have had. BUT i will say VST makers are using ppc to drive their external VST units now which i think is interesting. T.C....
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 7, 2009 at 03:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a 2x2 G5 and just put her back online with... 4,877 Views / 68 Replies  
I have a 2x2 G5 and just put her back online with a clean install of leopard and man, i have to say with the 4gigs of ram she still runs like a truck. I am super happy and can't wait to get these cs3...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 7, 2009 at 03:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
External HD for both Mac and PC 531 Views / 3 Replies  
Hi guys i have an older duall 2.0 G5 and wanted my gf to start using it since she is super stoked at how slow the p.c. has become. I don't really take care of her machine although i did build it and...
Posted by sadpandas, on Jun 7, 2009 at 02:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Sorry, yes, i meant Mac Pro. Thanks for the quick... 614 Views / 3 Replies  
Sorry, yes, i meant Mac Pro. Thanks for the quick answer. To get the 'good' stuff it's about $99 over at Other World Computing (http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Other%20World%20Computing/64FB2MPK04GB/)...
Posted by sadpandas, on May 26, 2009 at 02:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Early 08 Power Mac memory upgrade 614 Views / 3 Replies  
Ladies and Gents,
Will this (http://www.frys.com/product/5200607?site=sa:Homepage:Spot1) ram work with my motherboard? it from all the specs gathered it looks to be the part but i couldn't find...
Posted by sadpandas, on May 25, 2009 at 09:24 PM, in Mac Desktops
I too use the multimonitor set up with sensual an... 1,307 Views / 14 Replies  
I too use the multimonitor set up with sensual an intuos as others have said 'it basically splits it down the middle'. I map every button to absolute NOTHING though! it just causes too many problems...
Posted by sadpandas, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:09 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
what do you do with 16GB of ram? 4,033 Views / 31 Replies  
what do you do with 16GB of ram?
Posted by sadpandas, on Nov 5, 2008 at 02:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
"if ain't broke why upgrade it?" ;) 2,098 Views / 27 Replies  
"if ain't broke why upgrade it?" ;)
Posted by sadpandas, on Sep 8, 2008 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
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