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I'm looking at the everymac page for this and... 3,279 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm looking at the everymac page for this and apparently it does have dual-layer burning:

iMac "Core 2 Duo" 3.06 27-Inch (Late 2009) Specs (Late 2009, MB952LL/A, iMac10,1, A1312, 2309) @...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 17, 2010 at 06:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Does my 27" iMac have a dual-layer burner? 3,279 Views / 6 Replies  
It's the 3.06 GHz Core 2 Duo

This is what it says under "Disk Burning" in the System Profiler:

HL-DT-ST DVDRW GA11N:

Firmware Revision: KA18
Interconnect: ATAPI
Burn Support: Yes...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 17, 2010 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Also, I called Epson tech support last night to... 2,308 Views / 32 Replies  
Also, I called Epson tech support last night to ask about why the printer was using color when I chose the "black ink only" option, and why I can't even print when I have a brand new black ink...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 12, 2010 at 01:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for all the advice. Looks like I'm not the... 2,308 Views / 32 Replies  
Thanks for all the advice. Looks like I'm not the first one to dislike an Epson.

I really don't do a lot of printing, but when I do print it is often color pictures from photos I took on my camera...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 12, 2010 at 12:49 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Printer with an honest ink cartridge? 2,308 Views / 32 Replies  
I recently replaced my black ink cartridge on my Epson Stylus NX400 in preparation for printing numerous black and white text only documents. In the middle of this job, for some reason the cyan...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 11, 2010 at 09:33 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Word Perfect (.wpd) documents on a Mac 1,095 Views / 3 Replies  
I am trying to get my work to replace my 4 year old Dell with a Mac but our documents here are created using Word Perfect. To the best of my knowledge Corel does not make Word Perfect for Macs. Is...
Posted by nickw311, on Dec 22, 2009 at 02:48 PM, in Applications
I just burnt a new DVD using the same media and... 1,687 Views / 13 Replies  
I just burnt a new DVD using the same media and thus far it hasn't skipped. Does it make sense that the burner has to get "broken in"?
Posted by nickw311, on Nov 16, 2009 at 12:08 AM, in Mac Desktops
My MacBook never had a problem with Memorex disks... 1,687 Views / 13 Replies  
My MacBook never had a problem with Memorex disks either.
Posted by nickw311, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm using Memorex disks (CD & DVDs) - I tried... 1,687 Views / 13 Replies  
I'm using Memorex disks (CD & DVDs) - I tried burning a DVD at a lower speed and it skipped also.

Maybe I'll try a different brand, hopefully this drive is just picky. Too bad I have like 45 blank...
Posted by nickw311, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Problems burning with 27" iMac 1,687 Views / 13 Replies  
I just got my new 27" 3.06 C2Duo iMac and I've noticed that everything I burn skips. I have burned a few DVDs using Toast Titanium and both DVDs have had problems and I've burned one CD using iTunes...
Posted by nickw311, on Nov 11, 2009 at 10:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
FS Mac OS 10.5 disk 740 Views / 3 Replies  
For sale is my copy of 10.5 still in the case and "starry" box. This is the last OS that will work on PPC macs and is a very good OS. $20 shipped. I'm selling this because I recently got a 27 inch...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 27, 2009 at 01:46 AM, in Marketplace
upgrade the OS 1,148 Views / 16 Replies  
Congratulations and have fun. A G3 is gonna be
really slow but can still be useful for email and basic browsing. I would mirror what the previous poster said and highly recommend OS X 10.3, it will...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have the same thoughts about my 27" model. ... 811 Views / 2 Replies  
I have the same thoughts about my 27" model.

I agree about the area at the bottom getting smaller - I like that. I always thought it looked like my 17" iMac had a goatee
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 23, 2009 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yeah I have a USB SD reader but I just don't want... 2,665 Views / 28 Replies  
Yeah I have a USB SD reader but I just don't want the clutter and everything sitting around on the desk. Either way I'm very happy thus far.

I think you were smart getting the wired keyboard. Did...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 23, 2009 at 07:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
When I was burning/compressing a DVD on my G5 I... 2,665 Views / 28 Replies  
When I was burning/compressing a DVD on my G5 I could hear the fan from across the house. Otherwise it was a great computer.

Back to the new one, I just used the SD slot and it was so much easier...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 23, 2009 at 07:30 PM, in Mac Desktops
Now that I've used it for a few hours I'll make some comments 2,665 Views / 28 Replies  
Now that I've used it for a few hours I'll make some comments.

The speakers are awesome.

I'm getting used to the mouse and thus far I like it but I haven't jumped into all the gestures...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 23, 2009 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Desktops
It is the Core 2 Duo 3.06 GHZ 27" model, still... 2,665 Views / 28 Replies  
It is the Core 2 Duo 3.06 GHZ 27" model, still dead silent :cool:
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 23, 2009 at 07:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
FA: 17" iMac G5 1.8, 80 GB 362 Views / 0 Replies  
I just listed this on ebay after ordering my new 27" iMac.

Apple iMac G5 1.8 GHZ 1 GB RAM, 80 GB WiFi CDRW/DVDRW - eBay (item 150381305583 end time Oct-24-09 15:12:07 PDT)...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 23, 2009 at 03:53 PM, in Marketplace
Just got my 27 incher and... 2,665 Views / 28 Replies  
It is dead silent! This is a welcome relief after my 17" G5 Jet Engine.

Hopefully it stays silent - I just unboxed it and have used it for about an hour installing programs and transferring music...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 23, 2009 at 03:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just ordered the 27 inch model. Ugh, next months... 33,125 Views / 340 Replies  
Just ordered the 27 inch model. Ugh, next months credit card statement is going to be ugly.

IMAC 27"/3.06/2X2GB/1TB/4670-256MB-USA MB952LL/A $1,699.00 1 $1,699.00
Ships: 1 - 3 business days...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 21, 2009 at 12:55 AM, in Mac Desktops
If I do the regular shipping how long does it... 33,125 Views / 340 Replies  
If I do the regular shipping how long does it usually take?
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 20, 2009 at 02:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'll be buying AppleCare as well so I think the... 33,125 Views / 340 Replies  
I'll be buying AppleCare as well so I think the 27" model may be out of my price range. Anyway, I'm not a graphic designer or video gamer, I just use it for internet, burning DVDs and organising my...
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 20, 2009 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
I'm not sure if I want to drop the extra $500 for... 33,125 Views / 340 Replies  
I'm not sure if I want to drop the extra $500 for 5.5 more inches of real estate.
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 20, 2009 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just listed my G5 iMac on eBay last week in... 33,125 Views / 340 Replies  
I just listed my G5 iMac on eBay last week in anticipation of a new iMac. Perfect timing :cool:
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 20, 2009 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
ooh good idea, thanks. 1,457 Views / 10 Replies  
ooh good idea, thanks.
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 25, 2009 at 12:17 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I'm not arguing about the merits of 3.0 - I'm... 1,457 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm not arguing about the merits of 3.0 - I'm just not going to pay for it given my jobless situation and the fact that 2.2 works just fine.

I'm not real happy about this two tiered 3.0 upgrade -...
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 24, 2009 at 01:44 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I know that it works fine on 2.2 - I downloaded... 1,457 Views / 10 Replies  
I know that it works fine on 2.2 - I downloaded it on my girlfriends iPod a few months ago and it worked great.

Now when I go to download it on my iPod with 2.2 it says that I need 3.0. :brick:
...
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 24, 2009 at 01:41 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Mocha VNC Lite 1,457 Views / 10 Replies  
Mocha VNC Lite
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 23, 2009 at 03:14 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
VNC on an iPod Touch without iPod software 3.0 1,457 Views / 10 Replies  
I downloaded some (free) VNC software on my girlfriends iPod touch about 2 months ago and used it for a bit and it worked great. Today I went to download it on my iPod and it said that it only worked...
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 23, 2009 at 01:52 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Thanks for all the help, the wireless card is... 1,848 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks for all the help, the wireless card is working flawlessly.

Now if you could answer my next round of questions I'd greatly appreciate it :-p
...
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 13, 2009 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G5 hard drive that is quiet and cool 929 Views / 3 Replies  
I recently bought a 17" 1.8 G5 (no iSight) iMac on craigslist and thus far like it a lot EXCEPT for the one problem that it is LOUD. :brick: :brick:

I want to replace the standard 80 gig HD with a...
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 13, 2009 at 12:43 PM, in Mac Desktops
Is the iMac really sensitive to brands of RAM?... 1,848 Views / 23 Replies  
Is the iMac really sensitive to brands of RAM? Would it be worth it to get Kingston rather than the mushkin that is a little cheaper?
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 8, 2009 at 01:43 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for all the help - next step is upgrading... 1,848 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks for all the help - next step is upgrading the RAM, it only has 1 gig.

I usually buy from MacSales but 2 gigs for this iMac seems kind of pricey ($75+).

Any other suggestions or is that a...
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 4, 2009 at 12:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
I actually used this Apple Support Doc: iMac:... 1,848 Views / 23 Replies  
I actually used this Apple Support Doc:
iMac: AirPort- and AirPort Extreme-Ready Models (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2256?viewlocale=en_US)

And bought this Airport Extreme:
Apple Airport...
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 3, 2009 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for all your help - if anyone else has... 1,848 Views / 23 Replies  
Thanks for all your help - if anyone else has something to contribute, chime in.
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 3, 2009 at 03:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
It actually already has bluetooth - what I'm... 1,848 Views / 23 Replies  
It actually already has bluetooth - what I'm concerned about is that the bluetooth and wifi use the same airport slot and that if I want to put in wifi I'll have to take out the bluetooth adaptor -...
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:24 AM, in Mac Desktops
1.8 GHZ G5, No iSight. 1,848 Views / 23 Replies  
1.8 GHZ G5, No iSight.
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 2, 2009 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just got a 17" iMac G5 - no airport 1,848 Views / 23 Replies  
I just got a 17" iMac off of craigslist expecting that my USB Linksys Wireless card woudl work but there is no Mac support - now I am looking into getting an Airport card on ebay but am wondering...
Posted by nickw311, on Jul 2, 2009 at 09:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
I had the same problem on my MacBook when it was... 562 Views / 5 Replies  
I had the same problem on my MacBook when it was 2.5 years old. The drive was burnt out and got replaced under Apple Care.

To be fair though I used the drive a lot and it didn't surprise me that...
Posted by nickw311, on Jun 19, 2009 at 02:21 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Get the new unibody - there is no reason to buy... 1,244 Views / 47 Replies  
Get the new unibody - there is no reason to buy an older version.

I am in my third year of law school and have had a white MacBook the whole time as my only computer and it has worked great. It's...
Posted by nickw311, on Apr 7, 2009 at 01:43 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have similar problems at my girlfriends house... 1,032 Views / 4 Replies  
I have similar problems at my girlfriends house on her NetGear Router
Posted by nickw311, on Mar 24, 2009 at 11:27 PM, in Networking
MB 2.0 bought in June of 2006 and has been my... 3,015 Views / 53 Replies  
MB 2.0 bought in June of 2006 and has been my only computer that whole time.

Upgraded the RAM and HD

Plan on either replacing it in 6 - 9 months or buying an iMac desktop to supplement it.

...
Posted by nickw311, on Feb 16, 2009 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Any real world experience with how much more... 471 Views / 10 Replies  
Any real world experience with how much more capacity? Naturally they are trying to sell the battery so you can't get much objective information from fastmac.com
Posted by nickw311, on Feb 9, 2009 at 11:03 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Just got it back with an 80 gig HD and they... 527 Views / 6 Replies  
Just got it back with an 80 gig HD and they didn't take out my 2 gigs of RAM, woohoo! :-D

Now I hope this MacBook can last me 2.5 more years.
Posted by nickw311, on Feb 9, 2009 at 11:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
They better not revert the memory on me. I have... 527 Views / 6 Replies  
They better not revert the memory on me. I have 2 gigs of ram, if I get it back with 512 MB I'm going to be pretty cranky.
Posted by nickw311, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, I had not considered that. Wish I would... 527 Views / 6 Replies  
Hmm, I had not considered that. Wish I would have thought of it before sending it in. :mad:
Posted by nickw311, on Feb 6, 2009 at 10:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Harddrive crashed - Apple Care replacing it 527 Views / 6 Replies  
My 2.5 year old MacBook with a 60 gig hard drive crashed just this week. I sent it back today since I have AppleCare - what are the chances that they will replace it with a larger hard drive? Do...
Posted by nickw311, on Feb 5, 2009 at 07:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
yeah, I thought that was weird - it did do a... 1,997 Views / 2 Replies  
yeah, I thought that was weird - it did do a verify and repair twice even though the drive was greyed out (my 1394 drive was attached and not greyed out) - I then tried to do an archive and install...
Posted by nickw311, on Nov 10, 2008 at 01:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
MacBook hard drive won't mount 1,997 Views / 2 Replies  
I just got a new harddrive for my MacBook about a month ago - I partitioned it and installed XP on one partition and 10.5 on the other partition. After using it for about a month, it stopped...
Posted by nickw311, on Nov 10, 2008 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hopefully it won't go up considering the state of... 819 Views / 7 Replies  
Hopefully it won't go up considering the state of the economy - fortunately for me I got Tiger for free from my school, hopefully Snow Leopard comes out in time for me to get a similar deal :p
Posted by nickw311, on Oct 30, 2008 at 10:57 AM, in Mac OS X
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