Re: Connectix QuickCam VC - Price?

Gary Dietz (
Wed, 28 Jan 1998 08:35:11 -0500

At 12:15 AM 1/28/98 -0600, Jason Williams wrote:
>On Tue, 27 Jan 1998, ike relucio wrote:
>> Why would you be restricted if you are using color and other people are
>> using B&W ?
>I believe the author meant that it's restricting in the sense that not
>everyone has the latest versions of White Pine's Enhanced CU.
>Even if you use the White Pine version, it's comforting to know you have
>the ability to switch to grayscale for the non-WP users.
>Also keep in mind..that Mac users are limited to 15 minutes at a time with
>their version of 3.1 (the only Mac version which has MJPEG support). And
>seeing as how 3.1 is still being beta tested on the Mac, there's no way to
>get rid of the 15 minute timeout that I know of.

If you purchase CU 3.1 "hard goods" in a box in the store, or hard goods
online, you get a serial number for 3.1. This serial number will "unlock"
even the preview versions of Mac 3.1, AFAIK.