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by Arch
Wed Apr 23, 2014 3:50 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP
Replies: 273
Views: 181088

Re: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP

So, I built one of these to use with my 3d pro. I'm using Windows 8.1. When I connect the stick to Windows it detects fine, says status Ok. However when I go into test mode nothing works, none of the axis, none of the buttons, nothing. I've been over the breadboard pictures 10 times, everything look...
by Arch
Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:29 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP
Replies: 273
Views: 181088

Re: USB Converter for MS Sidewinder 3DPro, PP, and FFP

Bought the parts to build one of these today. Any gotcha's I need to pay attention to?

** edit: guess I should read the posts better, remove previous question that was answered already, doh.
by Arch
Sat Nov 18, 2006 9:31 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: CCIE Voice Lab
Replies: 0
Views: 548

CCIE Voice Lab

Woot, took the CCIE Voice lab on Wednesday for the first time. Passed, woohoo! This is the culmination of 4 solid months of study time. Well worth the effort.
by Arch
Tue Oct 04, 2005 3:36 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Logo Help
Replies: 8
Views: 456

My bad, I missed a smilie in there. I wasn't trying to be rude. I did get the image made, but would most certainly welcome any advice to make it look any better.

Again, I apologize if my reply came across the wrong way.
by Arch
Mon Oct 03, 2005 5:30 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Logo Help
Replies: 8
Views: 456

You're all wise asses. I was able to figure out how to make one that was acceptable using PaintShopPro. It just took a lot of fiddling with the .gif exporter.
by Arch
Sun Oct 02, 2005 3:11 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Logo Help
Replies: 8
Views: 456

Logo Help

Hi everyone, I'm playing around with a content management system called Joomla. Its pretty damn cool. As I set things up I find that I want to change up the logo a bit. Unfortunately I haven't a clue as to how duplicate what is already there. Check out the page here: http://rit.homeip.net/adam/ I'm ...
by Arch
Thu Nov 04, 2004 7:13 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Car Engine Break In Question
Replies: 27
Views: 1475

Thank you everyone for your responses. Unfortunately, as you can undoubtly see from the responses above everyone seems to have their own idea as to how an engine break-in should take place. Which one is right no one will really know. At the moment I don't even have the car lined up. The few dealers ...
by Arch
Tue Nov 02, 2004 8:24 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Car Engine Break In Question
Replies: 27
Views: 1475

Thanks for the advice so far. I'm going to be in the Raleigh area. I've already got emails out to pretty much every dealer in NC asking for a price quote. Unfortunately the 2005 models are not out yet and the supply of 2004s has pretty much dried up. The taxes in NC are cheaper for sure, as is regis...
by Arch
Tue Nov 02, 2004 7:29 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Car Engine Break In Question
Replies: 27
Views: 1475

Wow, never heard no highway driving for 2600 miles. Thats a little extreme don't you think? The longest break in period I've read about online says 1000 miles. 2600 miles would be 2-4 months for me.
by Arch
Tue Nov 02, 2004 6:44 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Car Engine Break In Question
Replies: 27
Views: 1475

Car Engine Break In Question

Here's the deal. I'm looking at getting a new Acura TSX here in the next couple weeks. The problem is I am moving on the 20th from NY to NC. I've figured out the mileage and lets just say its about 750 miles between NY and NC. I'd like to get the TSX before I have to make the drive because my curren...
by Arch
Mon Sep 06, 2004 7:16 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Sun Java Alternative for Mozilla?
Replies: 3
Views: 437

I get that also, its not a problem with the Sun JVM or Mozilla. There really isn't anything you can do other than disabling Java in Mozilla. Either way it isn't going to hurt your system as it takes advantage of a hole in Microsoft's JVM, which isn't distributed anymore. To get rid of it just delete...
by Arch
Mon Sep 06, 2004 1:15 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: wanna be a stalker? Put some tech to work
Replies: 19
Views: 784

Honestly ask yourself if there was a purpose for that post. :roll: Just because you may have seen something, doesn't mean they all have. This board does not revolve around you or me. Try to remember that with your replies. and fyi, most were from Tom's Actually, the purpose was to show that all you...
by Arch
Mon Sep 06, 2004 12:42 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: wanna be a stalker? Put some tech to work
Replies: 19
Views: 784

Dude, do you get all your news items from HardOCP? That was posted days ago.
by Arch
Mon Aug 30, 2004 9:05 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Job Interview Etiquette?
Replies: 17
Views: 1102

Good news on the job front. Got an email back from the manager, I'll be flying down on Thursday for an interview, on their dime of course.
by Arch
Sat Aug 28, 2004 8:12 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Job Interview Etiquette?
Replies: 17
Views: 1102

[quote="ArcherOmega"]Iâ??ve managed staffs from 3 to 40 & am currently a network administrator. Repeating the cell number to him â??nice & clearâ?
by Arch
Fri Aug 27, 2004 10:43 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Job Interview Etiquette?
Replies: 17
Views: 1102

Thanks for the advice, I left a message similar to that yesterday, and I gave my cell number again, nice and clear incase maybe he heard or wrote it down wrong when I spoke with him last. As it turns out, I've already worked for this company, at this same location, in a little different capacity. Du...
by Arch
Fri Aug 27, 2004 7:50 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Job Interview Etiquette?
Replies: 17
Views: 1102

Job Interview Etiquette?

Here's the situation. I'm currently going through the first stages of the interview process with a rather large networking company. I already spoke with an individual on the phone about a potential position. At the close of our conversation he said he needed to speak with a few people and that he wo...
by Arch
Thu Aug 26, 2004 8:11 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: just noticed i had another gmail invite
Replies: 29
Views: 1967

I have 5 invites to hand out. PM your first/last name and a valid email address.
by Arch
Mon Aug 23, 2004 11:21 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: XP SP2 news
Replies: 9
Views: 810

well its also like the 169 range its never really used, onley time iv seen it used is when the nic cant get an ip it def to it Which is exactly the purpose of the 169.254.x.x range, IP autoconfiguration. This is useful, and configurable (on Windows anyway) if you want your computers to still be abl...
by Arch
Wed Aug 18, 2004 5:55 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Gameport to USB Adapter?
Replies: 37
Views: 2017

If you can take your soundcard out you might find a gameport header on the board. All you would need to do is add in the gameport bracket. My Audigy2 doesn't come with a gameport on the card, but there is a header on it and all I had to do was install the bracket. You say you have a Soundblaster Liv...
by Arch
Wed Aug 18, 2004 1:06 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: PearPC
Replies: 14
Views: 758

[MS]Instig8 wrote:what's underneath the pear?
Topher wrote:Yah, she looks cute
STRESSTEST wrote:yea, show us the wallpaper :)
Avder wrote:Show us the wallpaper!!!
Tricord wrote:And yeah, show us the wallpaper ;)
You guys are halarious. Here it is, hornballs.
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For the full size, 1280x1024 image, click here.
by Arch
Wed Aug 18, 2004 1:01 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: PearPC
Replies: 14
Views: 758

CDN_Merlin wrote:VMWare does the same thing but can emulate any OS.
It can't emulate the PowerPC. Sorry buddy, if you want to run OS X this is only game in town, except for buying a Mac of course.
by Arch
Wed Aug 18, 2004 9:49 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: PearPC
Replies: 14
Views: 758

PearPC

I think maybe this was discussed before, but its certainly worth mentioning again. PearPC, a PowerPC emulator has been recently updated and now that it has been out for a while there are some handy guides around on how to get OS X up and running on your Windows box. You can check it out here: http:/...
by Arch
Thu Aug 12, 2004 8:37 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Proposed New System, comments?
Replies: 40
Views: 2020

The only two chipset makers to even consider are Intel and Nvidia. Those are your words. From my take on it, you basically said AMD isn't worth looking at. Once I again I state, you have no idea what you're talking about. Testiculese, my VIA based boards haven't given me a problem either. What ARE ...
by Arch
Thu Aug 12, 2004 6:25 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Proposed New System, comments?
Replies: 40
Views: 2020

Arch, I really hate when other people feed someone BS. You don't have any idea what you are talking about. Except the RAM in which case you're right. Have a look at this , and tell me AMD is crap. As for VIA they are every bit as nice as nForce. It all depends on what the user wants. The performanc...
by Arch
Wed Aug 11, 2004 9:20 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Proposed New System, comments?
Replies: 40
Views: 2020

Re: Proposed New System, comments?

4 Kingston 184 Pin 512MB DDR PC-3200 - Retail KVR400X64C3A/512 5 Kingston 184 Pin 512MB DDR PC-3200 - Retail KVR400X64C3A/512 Skip the Kingston memory for now. While I have some Kingston stuff in my system, I am not impressed with its performance / capability. In fact, it doesn't even work properly...
by Arch
Wed Aug 11, 2004 9:16 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Proposed New System, comments?
Replies: 40
Views: 2020

Ned, Unlike what some other user has said VIA will be fine. If you ever plan to run an ATI video card then having an nForce board can sometimes lead to problems. What problems are you referring to? I'm pretty sure my ATI card actually worked BETTER in my Nforce2 motherboard than it currently does o...
by Arch
Tue Aug 10, 2004 9:57 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: RAID Riddle
Replies: 5
Views: 627

Umm, with RAID5 and 3 discs you get 2/3 of the total space as the parity bits across all three drives eats up about that much space. Then again it could be RAID3, striping with a dedicated parity disk.
by Arch
Tue Aug 10, 2004 8:36 am
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Anyone getting into Doom3?
Replies: 69
Views: 2998

by Arch
Mon Aug 09, 2004 2:32 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Windows XP SP2
Replies: 43
Views: 2795

Vindicator wrote:This is the final beta version, yes?
No. This is the full deal, the final version.
by Arch
Mon Aug 09, 2004 1:48 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Windows XP SP2
Replies: 43
Views: 2795

2.7 MB/sec, what are you downloading with? o_O Thats gotta be cached. Negative on the cached. I'm riding an empty OC3 pipe. I downloaded it again after I posted that pic and got 3.2meg/sec. Here's another shot of 2.8megs/sec. http://www.rit.edu/~aig3588/sp22.jpg I assure you, there is no caching go...
by Arch
Mon Aug 09, 2004 1:26 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: Windows XP SP2
Replies: 43
Views: 2795

Windows XP SP2

Here's the official download link:

Click Me, I'm Sexy!

The site is quite speedy:
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by Arch
Sun Aug 08, 2004 7:00 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Caption this pic!
Replies: 24
Views: 1432

Caption this pic!

Image
by Arch
Sun Aug 08, 2004 6:57 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: Meet your new friend, Mr. Flashlight
Replies: 73
Views: 2513

I paid $20 after a $5 coupon and a $35 gift card, woot!
by Arch
Sun Aug 08, 2004 4:15 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: New car time
Replies: 9
Views: 618

I'm 21. My '98 Grand Prix GTP costs me $2100 a year, and my '02 Maxima costs $3000 a year. 2 not-at-fault accidents and no tickets. :x :shock: That sucks dude, who is your insurance company? I'm with state farm. I get all sorts of discounts on my policy, including a "good student discount" worth ab...
by Arch
Sun Aug 08, 2004 1:15 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: New car time
Replies: 9
Views: 618

I dont know how old you are or if your parents will be paying for the inshurance or not, but seriously check into how much the inshurance is gonna cost. I was all set for buying a new vehicle till I started looking at how much the inshurance was gonna cost me. I'm 22, and I pay for my own insurance...
by Arch
Sat Aug 07, 2004 6:55 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: New car time
Replies: 9
Views: 618

by Arch
Sat Aug 07, 2004 6:40 pm
Forum: PTMC Cafe
Topic: New car time
Replies: 9
Views: 618

New car time

I'm just about finished with college and as soon as I graduate (in November) I'm going to be getting a new car for myself. Right now, the two cars I'm looking at are the Acura TSX and the Honda Accord. As it turns out, the TSX is built on the same platform as the Accord, so they are fundamentally th...
by Arch
Sat Aug 07, 2004 7:10 am
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: The dilemma
Replies: 11
Views: 732

my 9800 pro eats doom3 for breakfast. Haha, thats a funny statement. The 9800Pro and the 9700Pro are so close in performance I find it hard to believe that yours "eats doom3 for breakfast." The only cards capable of doing that right now are the X800 series from ATI and Nvidia's 6800. Why would I bu...
by Arch
Fri Aug 06, 2004 8:13 pm
Forum: Tech Forum
Topic: The dilemma
Replies: 11
Views: 732

9800 Pro != 6800GT