Re: Getting Timed-Out!

Mark L. Bardenwerper, Sr. (
Sat, 04 Oct 1997 20:08:28 -0500

Pastor Chris M. Farmer wrote:
> I got some b\w Connectix Cams (refurbs) and also CU-SeeMe and now my
> wife when she's out of town-and my son who lives out of town can connect
> with video and talk with mics back and forth on the net. We have to
> freeze the video to use audio but it seems to work pretty good.
> My wife and I have Win 3.11 and 75 mhz and 83 mhz cpu's. My son has Win
> 95 and 66 mhz cpu. He gets timed out faster because I believe his ISP
> has a shorter idle time out. Perhaps 10 min. My wife's idle time out
> is 20 min. and mine is 30 min.
> It appears that CU-SeeMe is transparent when connected? I thought maybe
> a chatwindow chat would make the connection recognized so it wouldn't
> time out with my son or wife. It timed out anyway!
> What can you do when you're connected to make the ISP recognize it and
> therefore delay the time out.
> One more question, please! Is there a reflector site that's usually
> open to people and is public and g-rated, and okay to use without the
> White Pine version of CU-SeeMe.
> Thanks,
> Chris
Pay particular attention to your receive and transmit rates. They need
to match your connection capabitities. Also be aware that 56k does not
transmit at 56. It transmits at 33,6, so your trans and receive rates
should reflect that fact.
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