Subject: MAX Digest - 4 Jul 1998 to 5 Jul 1998
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 1998 00:00:41 -0400
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There are 5 messages totalling 181 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. MSP turns off "listen" (and OS8 turns it back on)
  2. MAX Digest - 3 Jul 1998 to 4 Jul 1998
  3. 37n475
  4. sorry
  5. aksess!ng max w!ndow kontentz

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Date:    Sun, 5 Jul 1998 02:33:55 -0400
From:    Jon Witte 
Subject: Re: MSP turns off "listen" (and OS8 turns it back on)

> but then, eject the cd and put in a new cd: the sound manager
> automatically starts playing the cd and turns playthrough back on! ARGH.
>
You can turn off the automatic CD play feature in the Quicktime Settings
control panel.

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Jon Witte - Music Machine Studio

http://www2.cybernex.net/~jonwitte/
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Date:    Sun, 5 Jul 1998 18:06:30 -0700
From:    David Zicarelli 
Subject: Re: MAX Digest - 3 Jul 1998 to 4 Jul 1998

>There are 4 messages totalling 105 lines in this issue.
>
>Topics of the day:
>
>  1. MAX Digest - 2 Jul 1998 to 3 Jul 1998
>  2. cd object (de nouveau)
>  3. 37n475
>  4. 2 serial ports on a Powerbook
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>Date:    Sat, 4 Jul 1998 10:37:49 +0200
>From:    Jost Muxfeldt 
>Subject: Re: MAX Digest - 2 Jul 1998 to 3 Jul 1998
>
>> >
>> >You're using a G3 with System 8.0 or System 8.1. This was a
>> >really stupid "improvement" made in these systems. The moment
>> >any sound input device is opened, you lose the playthrough
>> >of the input to the computer.
>>
>> i have the opposite problem, where i never want to hear the sound input
>> device except through MSP. so you start up MSP and playthrough is turned
>> off... fine. but then, eject the cd and put in a new cd: the sound
manager
>> automatically starts playing the cd and turns playthrough back on! ARGH.
>>
>> so, go to the lovely "monitors and sound" control panel and change the
>> "monitoring source" to none. playthrough goes away - but now nothing is
>> coming through msp's adc~ object, even though the DSP Status window still
>> says CD!
>>
>
>
>I have exactly the same problem. Either I have sound in with play-through
>or no sound in at all. This is on a Power Computing Power Center Pro. It
>was not the case with system 8.0, but only happens since I installed 8.1.
>Extremely annoying, since I can't use, for example, a microphone without
>getting feedback from the monitors. If I switch sound source on and off a
>few times with most any audio application running, then sound-in simply
>stops working altogether until I reboot. I have tried this with a newly
>installed 8.1 with no foreign extensions. It is almost certainly a system
>software problem. I have looked on the apple site for fixes, but I have so
>far not  found info on the problem anywhere in the net even.
>
>does anyone know a solution?
>
>JM
>
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>Date:    Sat, 4 Jul 1998 12:10:42 +0200
>From:    Peter Castine 
>Subject: Re: cd object (de nouveau)
>
>On Fri, 3 Jul 1998 10:10:41 -0600 Todd Welbourne
> wrote:
>>This has got to a simple problem, but I can't think where else to turn but
>>the list. I cannot open the cd object on my machine (PB1400cs, MAX 3.5.9)
>>without crashing. In three crashes I got three different error messages
>>(from Norton Crahsguard): 1) "Illegal instruction exception" 2) "unmapped
>>memory exeception" 3) "bus error exception".  If I could get to the help
>>files I might find some relevant information but I can't even get
>>there--the manual doesn't mention any special setups or drivers needed.
>>Could it be the object is expecting a SCSI drive whereas the PB CD drive
is
>>IDE??  Any body else having this problem??TW
>
>The cd object we know and love only works with SCSI CD-ROMs. David Z. is
>reportedly working on a new but not-yet-ready version to support IDE-bus
>drives (which, like death and taxes, appear to be with us, although you
>could probably pick up an old Apple SCSI CD-ROM drive pretty cheap).
>
>I've avoided the cd object since I got my G3, but in one patch that used
>the thing, it appeared as if the object was trying to talk to my SCSI
>hard drive and/or the ZIP drive. I suspect there may be some things going
>on on newer SCSI busses that confuse it?
>
>I haven't followed up on this enough to give David a concrete bug report
>(and probably won't have opportunity to do so), but if anomalies start
>cropping up with other people (and yours, Todd, seems to be an ugly
>anomaly), well, a new improved cd object might be a pressing issue for
>increasing numbers of Max users.
>
>
>Cheers,
>
>Peter
>
>---------------- http://www.prz.tu-berlin.de/~pcastine/ ----------------
>Dr. Peter Castine          | The real problem is not whether machines
>pcastine@prz.tu-berlin.de  | think but whether men do.  -- B. F. Skinner
>
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>Date:    Sat, 4 Jul 1998 15:44:41 -0600
>From:    =cw4t7abs 
>Subject: 37n475
>
>!z !t poszbl 2 open dze status w!ndow w!th a max msg +?
>
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>Date:    Sat, 4 Jul 1998 22:55:15 -0400
>From:    Jeff Mann 
>Subject: 2 serial ports on a Powerbook
>
>What's the latest on getting two serial ports on a Powerbook? Has anyone
>tried Momentum's "PortDoubler"? I need to control a laser disc as well
>as a MIDI interface. I know about Mediamation's MIDI-to-serial box, but
>it costs a lot more. Any other solutions? Thanks...
>--
>Jeff Mann - Information Consumer ___O___O__= -- >
>mailto:jefman@utcc.utoronto.ca ||   http://www.interlog.com/~jefman
>Visit the Art & Robotics Group site: http://www.interaccess.org/arg
>
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Date:    Sun, 5 Jul 1998 18:08:31 -0700
From:    David Zicarelli 
Subject: Re: 37n475

=cw4t7abs  wr!tz:

!z !t poszbl 2 open dze status w!ndow w!th a max msg +?

Yeah, "; dsp open" or "; dsp status"...look on p. 262 of the
MSP manual for more stuff like that.

David Z.

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Date:    Sun, 5 Jul 1998 18:11:14 -0700
From:    David Zicarelli 
Subject: sorry

Sorry to have sent the quoted digest from a couple of days ago
back to everyone. I will go hide now.

David Z.

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Date:    Sun, 5 Jul 1998 21:04:23 -0600
From:    =cw4t7abs 
Subject: aksess!ng max w!ndow kontentz

!z dzere an+e wa! 2 aksez what getz pr!ntd !n dze max w!ndow +?

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