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i wonder how many other "missing documentation" there is to be found using this obscure "apple doc viewer" app?

I have to check that fileformat and think how to detect it from files.
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I found a tome of Apple's "Legacy" developer documentation (packaged in 2011) which contains articles and source code dating back to about 1990 covering many dev topics.

Thanks. It has lot of documentation, but don't get fooled that it has everything, because is so big. But inice add on for another documentations that was available in net.
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is this an official e-mu product? or from a 3rd party?
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desktop integration for EMU EOS Samplers (EIV, E4X, E4k, e64, e6400 + Esynth)

http://www.sonicstate.com/news/1999/10/26/e-mu-ships-eos-link-software/
found this:
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October 18,1999 - E-MU / ENSONIQ has announced that EOS Link is now shipping. EOS Link is a software program that allows a user to control an Emulator 4 series sampler from a Mac or PC over SCSI. The software program comes bundled free of charge with the E4XT Ultra, E-Synth Ultra, and E-6400 Ultra, samplers, and is available for a nominal charge for the new E5000 Ultra sampler or previous models of the E4 sampler line. Remote control of sampler possible The EOS Link software program provides remote operation of any E4 sampler with EOS 4.01. Using SCSI for communication, the software package displays a representation of the front panel of the unit and allows the user to operate the unit as if they were right in front of it. Multiple units can be controlled with, the program (up to the number of available SCSI IDs on the bus), allowing large sampler installations to be easily managed. The program is particularly convenient for loading sounds, programming presets, and performing DSP operations using a computer monitor for display, as well as facilitating better integration with large MIDI studios by centralizing the control of the E4 samplers from a computer. Mac or PC Operation The program operates on both Macintosh (Version 7.0 or later) or Windows 95, 98, or NT, and requires at least 8MB of RAM, a CD-ROM drive, and a SCSI card, to be installed in the computer. Installation is a simple drag and drop operation and all the documentation for the program is contained on the disc. The Emulator 4 being used with the program must have EOS version 4.01 or later to be compatible with this program. Available on the web Users of older E4 samplers are able to download EOS Link from E-MU's website as part of the EOS 4.01 upgrade software package, available in both the on-line shopping and sampler support areas of the site.

on ebay: http://www.ebay.ie/itm/271997199132
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Very rare original E-MU EOS LINK Software CD,

for all EOS Sampler from EOS 4.01 or higher

 this software was created by e-mu, and it provides a way to see what the device’s display reads and to program the device from your computer.  it is a literal translation of the front panel of the device
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(I know the thread is old...)

A better PSU can do good to a Mac, too.

Why is that?
Newer models have active PFC along other technology and are more effective. You will usually look at the powergraph and choose a PSU that has it's most effective powerdraw in the range where the Mac is running at most of the time. E.g.: when your Mac is drawing 80W most of the time, you will choose a new PSU, that shows it is most effective arround 80W. Effective meaning creating as few heat as possible at the given Watts, i.e. where the fewest power is converted into excess heat that goes up in the air instead of being used by the computer itself.

Also, changing the PSU for a more effective one can make your Mac run cooler. (The excess heat is not building up in the case, no matter that the PSU has its own fan).

Also, when you heat up the PSU it uses more power. How's that? put in a weaker case fan, the result will be, that the heat that can't be taken away will heat up all parts including(!) the PSU. In this case the PSU is not heating up itself by doing its work, but is being heated up by the air in the Mac.
A PSU draws less power with a better fan, than with a worse fan.

Now there is an additional factor to look at. Apple decided to use the PSU as the main exhaust port for the heat (from CPU, GPU, HDDs etc.). This is especially the case with the QS. The result is, that the PSU is unnecessarily heated up on top of the heat it produces itself. A dumb decision by Apple in terms of heat flow and cooling, but the best decision to maintain cooling without sacraficing the case design for a big fat case fan that can be seen from the outside.

Now where do you get a better PSU?
You probably know, but you can build your own from a PC-PSU. It will be good to choose a PSU, that has the fan at the PSU's rear side, not at the large area at the side of the PSU. The latter being the case with most mordern PSUs.
One would be this https://skinflint.co.uk/arctic-fusion-550r-550w-atx-2-2-a320800.html or this https://skinflint.co.uk/arctic-fusion-550rf-550w-atx-2-2-ps-550-05a01-ps-550-07a01-a696231.html from Ebay (well, having been used for years will probably have aged it and thus made it less effective though... so you might want to buy a new and other model)
(An additional way to use a better fan can be to put an additonal 12cm fan in front of the PSU - where the Arctic Fusion 550RF has the fan - or even use it alone instead of the 8cm PSU fan. When you use the new PSU.)

Here is how to do the conversion (look at the top, where you can choose the right G4 model) http://atxg4.com/sawtooth.html
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@Supernova

one additional fact for your list:
According to everymac.com the are three QS models that came with two CPU-types at the same time. I assume they were short of chips and took some older ones. They come either with 7455 or 7450.
https://everymac.com/systems/apple/powermac_g4/index-powermac-g4.html (see for the asterisc and the info in each QS's single spec sheet, when you expand the CPU entry on everymac.com's single QS's spec sheets.)

Models, look at attachment.


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if anyone is in canada or east coast usa and selling some displays
preferably in ontario/quebec area
please drop me a pm
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theres alot of geforce 2 cards out there
different models i mean - by PC manufacturers

it was remarked on the macelite wiki that there was a geforce2 card that "worked out of the box"
with no flash required.. http://themacelite.wikidot.com/asus-v7100
is this working in os9 aswell? im going to guess yes? being that its a geforce 2?

i vaguely remember a good experience using Geforce 2 for Windows 98 back in the day
(When windows 98SE was still being used for top audio production)

is it a general rule that the gf2 cards are easier to get working in a mac ?
and that alot of NV11 powered gpus can work without a rom flash?

its obvious these cards are not the "best of the best" but soemtimes graphics performance doesnt matter so much
as the basic 2D Accelleration + hardware compatibility of being able to connect two non-ADC displays without the need
for an adapter (which would move this card into my "quick list" along with the radeon 7500/8500 as proper 2d supported cards that are somewhat readily available + allow for 1 DVI + 1 VGA displays connected



https://www.ebay.com/itm/Asus-V7100-T-Nvidia-Geforce2-MX-32MB-AGP-/122557866817
these are being blown out on ebay for $7 dollars! too bad they arent PCI
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i had a card that i flashed that i thought was DEAD! and it turned out i was able to flash it again after some time.. im not sure why.. maybe because i used a different motherboard to actually flash the card.. that was my thought at the time because i couldnt explain how the card wouldnt even allow the machine to start in one machine and then later on i was able to put in a different board + Reflash

this is a vague memory from a few years ago (2015?)
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