Re: Performa problems

Tom Merlin (tmerlin@iway.fr)
Tue, 30 May 1995 14:01:20 +0200


>>Ok, let's make it clear for everyone...
>
>just joined the list and didnt know i was adding fuel to this
>performa fire.

No, it's ok :) there will always be newcomers to the list who won't know
what we've been talking about before...welcome BTW

>
>>
>>NO Performa (630, 638, ...) is CU-SEEME compatible using the built-in
>>digitizer card.
>
>ok, so it doesnt work. now why doesnt it work. or more to the point
>why wont it (ever) work.
>

Don't ask me, all I know is the new digitizer card isn't CUSEEME compatible

>as apple just released two new machines (power mac 5200/75 LC and LC 580)
>that use this same card, it seems contrary to CUSM's purpose not to
>support apples current low end video in standard.
>
I also would like to know if the power mac 5200/75 is CUSEEME compatible
(Is there a Performa 5200 too ?)

>>
>>There are no problems if you use a Connectix camera because you don't plug
>>it in a digitizer card.
>
>now if i just had a free serial port ...
>
I understand...:)

>>So either buy another mac :)) or a PC or a Sun, either buy a Connectix.
>
>i worked hard enough just to buy this one. which i thought was the mac
>with the best price to performance/feature ratio.
>
Same here, we just bought a Performa 630 ONLY for CUSEEME, so you see we're
not too glad either

>got a couple of PCs but they wont work either, as i dont run windoze
>and i dont want to have to spend as much on a video capture board as
>i did on the rest of the computer.
>
>no sun, but do have a box running unix. but CUSM is mac and pc only.
>if i can get this to work, ill run the reflector on this machine.
>
>>
>>Amen.
>
>two messages and it has already turned into a jihad.
>

Cherr up Paul !

Tom.