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The only problem with the VHS/DVD burner is that... 1,674 Views / 9 Replies  
The only problem with the VHS/DVD burner is that you will end up with MPEG2 encoded source material.

Using an analogue to DV pass through will yield the highest quality copy. However, since...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 11, 2006 at 12:35 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
There was a stand alone iPod updater with the... 3,860 Views / 2 Replies  
There was a stand alone iPod updater with the elusive restore capabilities quite hidden away in the Library folder - but it didn't help. When I updated iTunes to 7.0.1 and the iPod software to 1.2...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 9, 2006 at 12:30 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
check this for info: Updating iPod... 1,576 Views / 2 Replies  
check this for info: Updating iPod (http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=60944)
Posted by macbarry, on Sep 28, 2006 at 10:44 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
5G iPod will not turn off or sleep 3,860 Views / 2 Replies  
I've just purchased my first iPod - a new 30GB 5G video but it refuses to turn off or sleep. I've read that in addition to resetting I can "restore" the iPod. I've performed a reset (several times)...
Posted by macbarry, on Sep 27, 2006 at 12:16 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
But your forgetting something. if you buy a new... 5,114 Views / 22 Replies  
But your forgetting something. if you buy a new intelMac you don't need to upgrade any of your Windows software - it will all run on the Mac just fine. You already own a copy of Windows and Boot Camp...
Posted by macbarry, on Sep 19, 2006 at 09:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
Using a portable HD with a car stereo 689 Views / 0 Replies  
Kenwood recently announced a new car stereo head unit that has a USB port:

http://www.electronista.com/articles/06/09/05/kenwood.usb.car.stereos/

Has anyone used one of these units? Does anyone...
Posted by macbarry, on Sep 7, 2006 at 11:34 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
catch 22 948 Views / 8 Replies  
Yes - until the new HD-DVD players show up there is no way to view HD footage taken from one of the new HD camcorders except by directly hooking up the camcorder (or hard drive with the footage) to...
Posted by macbarry, on Apr 17, 2006 at 10:47 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
IE for Mac won't play it. Nor will Flip4Mac. I... 825 Views / 3 Replies  
IE for Mac won't play it. Nor will Flip4Mac. I don't know of any Apple ap that will. There is an increasing number of web video providers who apparently just writing off Mac users as viewers. It's...
Posted by macbarry, on Mar 16, 2006 at 11:33 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
How do I get a color printer to default to print only black and white? 419 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got a group of students who are using an HP 2600n color laser printer to do everyday printing and they are wearing out the $174 image drum in 5-6000 printed pages by always printing in color...
Posted by macbarry, on Feb 8, 2006 at 04:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The DVDs were made in Europe but the content is... 1,177 Views / 5 Replies  
The DVDs were made in Europe but the content is NTSC.

This phenomenon has me (and apparently MacNN?) completely stumped. If anyone has any other ideas please let me know...
Posted by macbarry, on Jan 17, 2006 at 02:23 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I'm seeing the same set-top problem playback... 1,177 Views / 5 Replies  
I'm seeing the same set-top problem playback issues using blank Verbatim DVD-R copies of these European DVDs and not having machine playback issues with other DVDs copied using the same Verbatim...
Posted by macbarry, on Jan 16, 2006 at 12:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
DVDs made in Europe - playback in US? 1,177 Views / 5 Replies  
I have 2 DVDs sent to me from folks in Europe.

The original DVDS and simple, Toast made copies of them play fine in all computer DVD-Roms tried - no questions asked about region code changes.
...
Posted by macbarry, on Jan 16, 2006 at 12:01 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
The HDMI has the added advantage over the DVI of... 2,756 Views / 26 Replies  
The HDMI has the added advantage over the DVI of being physically smaller and is a single plug that looks similar to USB.
http://www.gefen.com/kvm/products/dvi-hdmi.jsp

Single, smaller, does...
Posted by macbarry, on Jan 3, 2005 at 10:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac mini why DVI instead of HDMI? 2,756 Views / 26 Replies  
In all of the chatter about the rumored headless iMac mini I have not seen any comments about it's possible use of the new HDMI interface :http://www.pacificcable.com/HDMI_Tutorial.htm

It seems to...
Posted by macbarry, on Jan 3, 2005 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
As your running only 256 RAM - the bare minimum... 868 Views / 4 Replies  
As your running only 256 RAM - the bare minimum to do anything under OSX - I'm wondering if simply adding more RAM might help?
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 15, 2004 at 10:14 AM, in Mac Desktops
If you already have a hi8 camcorder then simply... 901 Views / 3 Replies  
If you already have a hi8 camcorder then simply hook it up to a miniDV camcorder with analog pass through capabilities to digitize to your PB.

If you don't have a Hi8 camcorder or a miniDV then...
Posted by macbarry, on Aug 5, 2004 at 12:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Good news - the MR314v2 ($30 with rebate) comes... 703 Views / 6 Replies  
Good news - the MR314v2 ($30 with rebate) comes with the wireless access point set on as default and it's quite easy to turn off the DHCP server by simply following the Netgear's config software's...
Posted by macbarry, on Jul 6, 2004 at 10:34 PM, in Networking
Tooki - thanks very much for the info! I had a... 703 Views / 6 Replies  
Tooki - thanks very much for the info! I had a feeling that what I wanted to do was too easy:-) Meanwhile, I cannot figure out from the Netgear website if the MR814 router (described here:...
Posted by macbarry, on Jul 6, 2004 at 02:55 PM, in Networking
I knew someone would ask that:-) The reason I... 703 Views / 6 Replies  
I knew someone would ask that:-) The reason I need the wireless router in addition to the existing router is that my cable modem / ethernet router (and the 3 other Macs) are all in the basement and...
Posted by macbarry, on Jul 6, 2004 at 01:04 PM, in Networking
This is not pretty but it does work. If you... 765 Views / 6 Replies  
This is not pretty but it does work. If you import the AAC file into iMovie and then export from iMovie as an AIFF file you should then be able to use Toast 5 (get the OSX update for free from Roxio)...
Posted by macbarry, on Jul 6, 2004 at 11:57 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Wireless newby question - will this system work? 703 Views / 6 Replies  
I've just installed an Airport card (11b) in my iBook (G3/500) running OS 10.3.4 and wanted to purchase a 3rd party wireless router (I'm looking at the Netgear MR814) for internet use.

I have a...
Posted by macbarry, on Jul 6, 2004 at 11:47 AM, in Networking
Re: No more original AirPort cards?!? 925 Views / 13 Replies  
Just picked up a new one up at CompUSA for an old iBook. They seemed to still have plenty in stock.
Posted by macbarry, on Jul 6, 2004 at 10:57 AM, in Networking
Thanks for the update. ... OK so back to using... 1,168 Views / 16 Replies  
Thanks for the update. ... OK so back to using More Internet - is that an OS 10.3 app only? The machines having issues with it are running 10.2.8...
Posted by macbarry, on May 19, 2004 at 03:48 PM, in macOS
I have several Macs that I maintain and found... 1,168 Views / 16 Replies  
I have several Macs that I maintain and found that the More Internet pref pane would work perfectly on some but not on others - even after trashing the LaunchServices cache and restarting.

Not...
Posted by macbarry, on May 19, 2004 at 03:13 PM, in macOS
Is the camcorder your using a Canon? 507 Views / 1 Replies  
Is the camcorder your using a Canon?
Posted by macbarry, on May 6, 2004 at 02:52 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
If you have an "edu" email address then there... 2,432 Views / 9 Replies  
If you have an "edu" email address then there will be no questions. If you do not have this then you will have to verify your educational status (various methods) at the time of purchase.
Posted by macbarry, on Apr 21, 2004 at 11:17 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have used Apple, Verbatim, Panasonic and... 955 Views / 14 Replies  
I have used Apple, Verbatim, Panasonic and recently "BeAll" (from Meritline) blank DVD-R media. I've used each of these brands with an Apple 4X Superdrive, Panasonic 1X DMRE30B and Bravo 4X...
Posted by macbarry, on Apr 16, 2004 at 01:41 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Thanks everyone. I indeed had the preferences set... 786 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks everyone. I indeed had the preferences set for the HD to sleep when possible. It's now performing much more smoothly for me. :thumbsup:
Posted by macbarry, on Jan 7, 2004 at 09:45 PM, in Mac Desktops
Slow responding MDD dual 1.25 G4 786 Views / 5 Replies  
I've got a dual 1.25 MDD G4 with 768MB RAM and 2 HDs - both are Segate 120GB/8MB 7200rpm.

I'm running OS 10.2.8 and the machine runs fine except that I have recently noticed the HD running the OS...
Posted by macbarry, on Jan 7, 2004 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Re: Re: Unknown computer shows up on my LAN? 1,500 Views / 24 Replies  
I've checked (again) and Joe is not coming from one of my other machines - at least not that I can tell. I'm not sure what the DMZ is but the OSX machine (only one that see's Joe Blow's computer) is...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 29, 2003 at 10:10 AM, in Networking
Re: Re: Unknown computer shows up on my LAN? 1,500 Views / 24 Replies  
OK as I type this Joe's computer is still showing up on my "Connect to Server" listing. I have now found the DHCP client's table but i only see 4 IP address - and they appear to all be those of my...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 28, 2003 at 06:18 PM, in Networking
Re: Re: Unknown computer shows up on my LAN? 1,500 Views / 24 Replies  
I'll see if I can find the DHCP clients table and delete Joe. however I don't understand what you mean by "hard reset"...

Meanwhile, could anyone explain why I would see Joe Blow's computer only...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 28, 2003 at 03:42 PM, in Networking
Yes - even with my limited knowledge of... 1,500 Views / 24 Replies  
Yes - even with my limited knowledge of networking the lack of ability to see Joe Blow's computer without the router is the strangest phenomenon in all of this. The cable company appears justified in...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 26, 2003 at 01:47 PM, in Networking
Yes I unplugged the router from the modem and Joe... 1,500 Views / 24 Replies  
Yes I unplugged the router from the modem and Joe Blow's computer went away.
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 24, 2003 at 11:15 PM, in Networking
The router I'm using is NOT a wireless unit and... 1,500 Views / 24 Replies  
The router I'm using is NOT a wireless unit and none of my 4 LAN computers has a wireless card.

Yes - I checked to make sure the internet connection was fine when I connected directly to the...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 24, 2003 at 02:34 PM, in Networking
Thanks for everyone's ideas. My file sharing... 1,500 Views / 24 Replies  
Thanks for everyone's ideas.

My file sharing is off, my firewall is up and when connected to my router I still see Joe Blow's computer...

Meanwhile, I did call the cable company. They were the...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 23, 2003 at 09:31 PM, in Networking
Unknown computer shows up on my LAN? 1,500 Views / 24 Replies  
I have a cable-broadband internet connection at my home. I split the signal from the cable modem using a Linksys router (BEFSR41 - 4 port) to 4 different Macs - 3 using OS9 and one using OSX - via...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 22, 2003 at 09:31 AM, in Networking
Re: what brands of dvd-r media make my superdrive happy? 987 Views / 17 Replies  
I've burned about 50 of the "CompUSA's el cheapo house brand" 1X DVD-Rs no problems whatsoever. I've also used dozens of 4X Apple, Fuji and Panasonic DVD-R's - once again no problems. I'm using an...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 15, 2003 at 11:54 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: With which MiniDV cameras have you had the best Mac compatitbility? 1,272 Views / 13 Replies  
Canon Optura Pi and ZR60 have both work flawlessly for me with FCP3 and iMovie.
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 13, 2003 at 10:39 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: DVD-Rs and lables? 770 Views / 5 Replies  
My experience with DVD paper labels has been very bad. The labels look nice but changes in humidity (or temperature?) causes the paper labels to develop bubbles and separate from the disc. Anytime i...
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 13, 2003 at 10:26 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
One reason could be that ACC is not supported in... 1,383 Views / 14 Replies  
One reason could be that ACC is not supported in CD (and or DVD) players that can read MP3 files burned onto CDs.
Posted by macbarry, on Oct 10, 2003 at 02:19 PM, in macOS
Re: RIAA nails 1,000 music-lovers in 'new Prohibition' jihad 1,934 Views / 71 Replies  
Most who have commented here have not speculated on if the RIAA's new lawsuits against MP3 downloaders will work... While I may not necessarily subscribe to the RIAA's draconian tactics I actually...
Posted by macbarry, on Jul 22, 2003 at 12:40 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thanks for the replies. I asked... 638 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for the replies.

I asked specifically about a setup error and they said that any static IPs would show up easily...hmmm.

OK looks like time for a router. Any suggestions of your...
Posted by macbarry, on Jul 8, 2003 at 05:03 PM, in Networking
Problems using a hub to share internet 638 Views / 7 Replies  
For the past 6months I have successfully been using a cable modem and a Netgear DS108 hub (this is not a router) to simultaneously connect 3 computers (iBook, iMac, and PM dual1.25) to the internet...
Posted by macbarry, on Jul 8, 2003 at 01:48 PM, in Networking
Re: Rhapsody vs iTunes 1,060 Views / 13 Replies  
Whoops! Real's 79 cents/song only looks like 20 cents less than iTMS' 99 cents. If you read the details to be able to download a song for 79 cents the hapless Rhapsody customer must also plunk down a...
Posted by macbarry, on May 28, 2003 at 01:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
No - my machine came with iMovie3. As far as... 1,008 Views / 17 Replies  
No - my machine came with iMovie3.

As far as importing clips from another iMovie "media" file this is no problem - just check the clip number in the old file before importing to the new. Be aware...
Posted by macbarry, on May 8, 2003 at 03:08 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Interesting as I also used the OS9 "Application... 823 Views / 5 Replies  
Interesting as I also used the OS9 "Application Switcher tear-off palette" but now find the dock nowhere near as quick to use. I've really tried to adjust to the dock - played with the size,...
Posted by macbarry, on Apr 30, 2003 at 12:34 PM, in macOS
This is good advise - especially if you have lots... 1,009 Views / 16 Replies  
This is good advise - especially if you have lots of 3rd party, OS modifying apps that may get nailed by an update.

Meanwhile, I upgraded to 10.2.5 because iMovie3 really sucked under 10.2.4 and...
Posted by macbarry, on Apr 30, 2003 at 12:00 PM, in macOS
I have to agree that iMovie3 is a very unstable ... 1,008 Views / 17 Replies  
I have to agree that iMovie3 is a very unstable - especially compared to iMovie2. I've been using vs3 for a couple of weeks now and experienced all kinds of freezes, crashes, and generally bizarre...
Posted by macbarry, on Apr 22, 2003 at 01:16 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I added extra Crucial RAM in my FW800 dual 1.25G... 668 Views / 4 Replies  
I added extra Crucial RAM in my FW800 dual 1.25G with no issues. However I have read about plenty of bizarre behavior by FW800 machines which apparently resulted from incompatible memory. I'd buy...
Posted by macbarry, on Apr 1, 2003 at 12:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
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