Re: I got a Conenctix Quickcam on order!

Richard Cogger (
Tue, 16 Aug 1994 15:21:37 -0400

Please be advised that the QuickCam will *not* work with current (0.70b5)
versions of CU-SeeMe. It could possibly work with the x60 version, but of
5 or 6 digitizers folks have tried, only the ComputerEyes-RT worked
correctly. The Movie-movie worked with messed up grayscale, and we know
how to fix it. In general, we can (and will eventually) get CU-SeeMe fixed
to work with more digitizers-- if possible, we'll get it generalized enough
so that it's likely to work with any digitizer that has a standard vdig.
For now, however, it works only with Spigot, AV Macs, and ComputerEyes-RT--
the program *checks* explicitly to see if it's one of those, and if not
refuses to try further.
We've also talked to Connectix who said they would try to get us a
loaner to test with... As soon as we have our hands on one, we'll give some
priority to getting it to work.


At 10:34 PM 8/15/94 -0400, Michael Mraz wrote:
> I just called Rocky Mountain Computer Outfitters (Mac'sPlace) and they
>said the QuickCams will be in on September 15th at $98.95. WIth a $3
>shipping charge It's $101.95. Needless to say this Q605 user with his 1
>expansion port filled with an ethernet card put in an order. Gawd, I
>hope it works!
> MacWarehouse is not taking orders for them as of yet, but I managed to
>get a $99.95 price quote out of the operator (plus the same $3 shipping
> I can hardly wait until September 15th when y'all will get to see me on
>reflectors! Yipee!
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