Re: Quickcam with Powermac problem

Fred Shippey (
Fri, 19 May 1995 10:45:40 -0400 (EDT)


I had problems when I update my System software to 7.5.1. I resolved the
problem by switching back to version 1.0.1 of the QuickCam video
digitizer extension and audio driver extension. I told them about my
problem at the time, but haven't heard anything back from them.

On Fri, 19 May 1995, Sandra Priest wrote:

> The Quickcam I was using with my cx will not work with my new powermac
> 7100/80 mhz. I have tried both the modem and printer ports without success.
> Other devices work fine in the ports. Colors are set to 256. I have
> version 1.03 of the software. Initially I get an odd grey pattern with a
> black band across the top followed immediately by the whole window turning
> black. Connectix thinks it is a problem with low power to the modem port
> and wants to replace the camera. But if I understood them correctly there
> is no guarantee that the new camera would work either. Since the
> paperwork and delays to return the camera are monumental (we are a
> government contractor), I want to avoid this if at all possible. All help
> will be *APPRECIATED*.
> ***************************************************************************
> Sandra Priest
> Martin Marietta Energy Systems
> P.O. Box 2003 MS 7591 Bldg K-1320 phone:615-576-7511
> Oak Ridge, TN 37831-7591 fax:615-576-5996
> ***************************************************************************