SHARP SHOOTER: Make your own online movies; WELL CONNECTED: FireWire
Tape systems weren't as in-your-face as disk systems at Macworld; but Ecrix offered attendees its $1,199 VXA-l FireWire
drives which accommodate native tape capacities up to 33GB.
Minimum system requirements for Macintosh computers are: 233 PowerPC processor or higher, Mac OS 8.6 or higher or Mac OS 9.x, 64 MB RAM, 50 MB hard disk storage space, CD-ROM drive for software installation and an available FireWire
System requirements for Mac computers include: Mac OS 9 or higher, an Apple CPU with built-in or add-on FireWire
port, Apple FireWire
233 MHz or higher, 32 MB RAM, a CD-ROM drive for software loading, and 100 MB free hard-drive disk space.
The ZXE-UFE/104P card provides four high speed USB2.0, two IEEE 1394 Firewire
and one 10/100 Fast Ethernet ports.
Classroom moviemaking is possible and practical because of major hardware and software innovations, like Firewire
and iMovie--both inventions of Apple Computer.
Furthermore, the traditional magneto-optical (MO) drive mass-storage market niche seems to be under assault from Firewire
Connectivity is key in desktop computing and the iMac delivers there as well, providing two FireWire
ports, three USB ports, a built-in 56K modem, 10/100BaseT Ethernet, and support for an AirPort Card.
In 1994, Apple Computer announced FireWire
, an interface for connecting multiple digital devices together.
Available in four cross-platform software configurations -- Special Edition, Artist, Professional (Pro) and Professional FireWire
) models -- the Expression 1600 is well suited for a variety of needs.
Apple Computer Inc has relented over its plans to significantly increase the royalties due on the use of its FireWire
IEEE 1394 high speed serial bus standard, and has agreed to form a patent pool with five of its biggest licensees.
The front panel of the Mac Pro includes a FireWire
800 port, a FireWire
400 port and two USB 2.0 ports with additional FireWire
400 and three USB 2.0 ports on the back panel.