Re: Am I the only one not able to send out audio?

Ray Gannon (
Sat, 14 Feb 1998 14:02:08 -0500 (EST)

Simply upgrading to OT/PPP will give you more bandwidth from what I have seen. I
don't know WHY it helps but timed downloads were on the average, 18% faster.

I don't think this is going to help though. I had no such crashing problems with
my old 7100/80 but the sound was still choppy most of the time. The UDP method
is just not reliable and the CODEC's are really out dated. If sound is really
important to you, consider iVisit. My experience with it has been great in the
past. Thier 'Lucent Technologies' audio compression is a bit tinny but really
clear and smooth on all the connections I've had. It's nice to have software
that's updated regularly and comes out for the Macintosh in a reasonable period
of time (in case that was too subtle, it WAS a slam on White Pine Software).

You might also try borrowing another modem. My personal experience with Global
Village products has been poor at best. There are almost always special
extensions that go along with them and they have caused me nothing but grief in
the past.

> P.S. Configuration as follows:
> CU-SeeMe 0.87b3 (using default settings) running on:
> PPC 7200/90
> RAM 96Mb (Virtual Memory off, Disk cache 768K--No Ram Doubler, No Speed
> Doubler)
> MacOS 8.0
> Open Transport 1.2
> MacPPP 2.5
> Global Village Teleport Platinum 28.8
> Apple PlainTalk mic
> Connectix Color QuickCam (connected to printer port--my modem port is
> occupied by modem)