Re: Keyboard use interferes with picture transmission

Ian (virus@mad.scientist.com)
Tue, 19 May 1998 11:50:08 -0600


There might be a wiring problem with your camera or your keyboard port has
been jarred around too much.
The best way that I found to solve this problem is to purchase the A/C
Adapter for the QuickCam at
http://www.connectix.com/html/adapter_for_quickcam.html Either that or
replace your camera

>-----Original Message-----
>From: forty9r@primenet.com <forty9r@primenet.com>
>To: CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu <CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu>
>Date: Monday, May 18, 1998 02:16 PM
>Subject: Keyboard use interferes with picture transmission
>
>
>I have just set-up a Connectix b&w QuickCam and have installed cu-seeme
>software. I have tried it out just once with a friend. I lose the picture
>when I type and have to bring it back up again. He claims that he doesn't
>lose the picture when he types.
>Because my QuickCam uses the keyboard port as part of its connection I can
>understand that perhaps both the keyboard and the cam cannot be operational
>at the same time. Is there a way I can overcome this so that I can type
>and view at the same time? Thank you!