Hello users of "Daniweb" I am try to make a robotic arm that will be controlled my a mac book threw the usb/fire wire ports.I want to use a step motor or some thing similar and was wondering what kind of hard wear i would need to buy in order to change java computer code into beautiful motoro moving instructions. I will be in your dept for ever if you can help me out -Adam

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hi guys! I have dell laptop inspiron 630m everytime I plugin the Ethernet cable the 1394 Connection is the one always connected not my Local Area Connection (Broadcom 440x 10/100) Under my Network Adapters: --1394 Net adapter --Broadcom 440x 10/100 intergrated controller --Intel(R) PRO/Wireless 2200BG Network Connection All devices are running and installed successfuly. any suggestion? Thank you.

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i need to make a program that would basically monitor the raw data from the firewire port on my pc, encode it to ethernet protocol, and send to mac. and on the mac create a virtual firewire mounting point and interpret data back to firewire, i would imagine this would be possible. i only need this to run the fw400 so the cat5 would have 2 "pins" extra, i don't see how this would be impossible with an interpreter on both ends PC is 2.53 c2duo 4gbram running Linux mint and windows 7 Mac is Imac intel 2.4 4gbram running …

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There's been a lot of hullabaloo this week on the internet about Apple's audacity to announce the new Mac Book line without [wait for it] a firewire port [gasp audibly]. I know, it's a bold move on Apple's part, and it didn't help matters when Apple reportedly deleted a thread on its site critical of the action, but people, I know you're angry about this, but isn't it time we trust Apple's judgment? Throughout its history, Apple and its fearless leader, Steve Jobs, have correctly read the technology tea leaves again and again. Why can't you have a little faith …

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[URL="http://www.theinquirer.net/gb/inquirer/news/2008/08/01/ieee-approves-faster-firewire"]The Inquirer[/URL] reports that the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has formally approved a 3.2Gbps supporting Firewire specification which goes by the catchy name of IEEE 1394-2008. As well as that amazingly fast rate, IEEE 1394-2008 also supports full backwards compatibility with both S400 and S800 ports and is perfectly capable of connecting as many as 63 hot swappable peripherals in a tree format. Which will pretty much make this the fastest game in town, at least until 2010 when Universal Serial Bus 3.0 is due to make an appearance. A very fast appearance at that, which will …

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