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You package a serial deck control cable with your MediaPress encoder, but my Mac doesn't have a serial port. What do I do now?

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Posted: 01 Feb, 2008
by: Admin A.
Updated: 01 Feb, 2008
by: Admin A.
You need to add a serial port to your Macintosh computer in order to use deck
control. You have two choices. You can add an internal serial port or you can add
a USB external serial port adapter. Here at the lab we use the internal Stealth
serial port for all our computers. It works just great. You can get one via
the net at www.geethree.com. It's really inexpensive.

For external serial ports, there are several to choose from. We have not used any
here, but you can get recommendations from our deck control supplier, Pipeline
Digital. Go to www.thepipe.com. They can answer any deck control question that
you have and they are very helpful.

Document: 10211
Created: 5/7/03
Modified: 5/7/03
Product: MediaPress
Version: 2.4.7z, MediaPress X 1.x
Mac OS: 9.x, 10.x
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