Re: Problem using cuseeme, PowerMac, Connectix cam. How?

Derald Grimwood (derald@pond.net)
Mon, 2 Feb 1998 20:17:21 -0800


Another possible problem I've seen a lot lately. Many Macs have built in
AV - be sure to check which is the default video - Mac AV or your Connectix

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Silverberg <spidercrs@megsinet.net>
To: CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu <CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu>
Date: Monday, February 02, 1998 6:32 PM
Subject: Re: Problem using cuseeme, PowerMac, Connectix cam. How?

>> I recently acquired a Connectix QuickCam for macintosh, the color
>> one, hooked it up, downloaded CU-SeeMe 0.87b3 (PPC), ran it, and
>> promptly got no image from my camera in CU-SeeMe.
>
>Hello David,
>
>Sounds like it should work if you are getting video with QuickPICT or
>QuickMovie. One suggestion though. Is your quickcam connected to your
>printer port? If so, you may have a conflict between the printer port and
>AppleTalk. Turning off AppleTalk can be a little tricky because it needs
>to be done in two places under Open Transport. Try these steps:
>
>1) Go to the Chooser under the Apple menu, and select 'AppleTalk:
Inactive'.
>
>2) Open the 'AppleTalk' control panel if you have it in your Control Panels
>folder.
>
>3) From the Edit menu, select 'User Mode'. Select 'Advanced' in the window
>that comes up, Hit the OK button.
>
>4) Now in the Appletalk window hit the 'Options' button. Select
>'AppleTalk: Inactive'. Hit the OK button.
>
>
>At this point, AppleTalk should be off... try launching CU-SeeMe again.
>
>Good luck,
>Chris
>
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