Subject: MAX Digest - 15 Nov 1998 to 16 Nov 1998 (#1998-72)
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 00:00:00 -0500
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There are 5 messages totalling 142 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. max + powerbook sleep
  2. Sensors
  3. WC server for linux???
  4. iMac
  5. UnMAX update...

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Date:    Mon, 16 Nov 1998 00:32:27 -0500
From:    Jeremy Bernstein 
Subject: max + powerbook sleep

I just noticed that when I have max launched on my powerbook, the thing
won't fall asleep on its own... anyone else find this?  as troubles go,
this is about as minor as they come, but I'm curious...
Jeremy Bernstein, Boot Squad Research Studios
618 Metropolitan Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11211
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Date:    Mon, 16 Nov 1998 00:58:10 -0500
From:    Ken Gregory 
Subject: Sensors

Check these places out for sensors

Images Company
POB 140742
Staten Island NY 10314
ph 718-698-8305 sales and information
fax 718- 982-6145

I have a cataloge from this co. which lists bend/flex sensors like the ones
in the Mattel Power Glove, Peizo-Electric Film Sensors and lots of other
potentially useful stuff.

InterLink Electronics

ph. 800-340-1331 toll free in North America
fax 805-484-8989

Interlink makes the FSR sensors. You can get an FSR design kit with several
of their sensors and documentation which has schematics and info on theri

Radio Shack has a book which describes lots of ways to make your own
sensors. Lots of great ideas.

Engineers Mini-Notebook
Sensors Projects
by Forest M. Mimms III
cat. no. 62-5026

Honeywells Micro Switch division

ph. 1-800-537-6945 to get a cataloge with descriptions, parts, and
application notes
 They make all kinds of solid state sensors; pressure, vaccum gauge,
temperature, airflow,etc.

All these sensors will interface with the iCube or a Basic Stamp 1 or 2 as
Jeff Mann described.

Hope this helps.



Date:    Mon, 16 Nov 1998 22:17:31 EST
From:    "SETA,MICHAL,MR" 
Subject: WC server for linux???

Hello all

Is anyone aware if there exist sources for WC server
to run on Linux box.  Or how much modification
would the SGI code need to adapt for Linux??

And where can I get it? ... can I get it ... ?



Date:    Mon, 16 Nov 1998 23:21:56 -0500
From:    Dan Trueman 
Subject: iMac

Hi all,

I'm wondering if anyone has recent experience trying to run MAX/MSP/OMS on
an iMac; please lemme know...



Date:    Mon, 16 Nov 1998 23:34:23 -0500
From:    Johnny DeKam 
Subject: UnMAX update...

Of course I am trying to drum up support!  :)

Many new features have been added to the Unofficial home page for the MAX

"Downloads" section works, including easy access to the IRCAM MAX mirror.
(need more stuff though, if you have a patch to share, custom object(s) or
useful abstraction, consider uploading them to UnMAX)

Added ability to search past MAX digests (courtesy of Jon Witte)

New FAQ items added

Many design fixes (thanks for everyone's suggestions)

Now for the pitch... I'm looking for editorial content, do you have any
writings you would like
to share, anything that pertains remotely to electronic
art/music/composition would be great, it could be entirely theoretical,
entirely technical or just a rant... submit via email, and get your ideas
out for the world to see... (this is the one thing that rarely happens on
this list, it would be nice to share our ideas beyond MAX geek talk)

If you haven't seen Unauthorized MAX yet, why not have look right now?

-- Johnny DeKam
PS thank you for comments and contributions (you know who you are)


End of MAX Digest - 15 Nov 1998 to 16 Nov 1998 (#1998-72)