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  1. Thanks to all who have responded above. Glad...

    Thanks to all who have responded above.

    Glad this is not normal - my iPad Pro doesn’t behave like this either.

    I will try the NVRAM/PRAM reset and if that doesn’t work set up a new User Account...
  2. Hearing Safety Issue with MacBook Pro default FULL VOLUME settings

    Mac does so many things well but the audio side is a continuing disappointment.

    (See my post on the frustration of using a high end Ayon DAC on this same device (MacBook Pro 2011 running High...
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    I own a 2011 MacBook Pro which is still working...

    I own a 2011 MacBook Pro which is still working fine - perhaps I’m lucky!

    These machines when fitted with a modern SSD and 16gb of RAM can do virtually all office based tasks with ease and still...
  4. Hi Groovetube, thanks for the above advice. I...

    Hi Groovetube, thanks for the above advice.
    I should have known better - I did double check that the CD player is not faulty
    I booted to old Mac Pro with Mavericks and it worked flawlessly...
  5. Interfacing IPad Pro with Apple Camera Kit USB to drive external DAC

    I tried to use my iPad Pro to provide a digital feed via USB using the Apple Connection Kit (Spotify)
    It failed!
    Due to the connected device (Ayon CD5S DAC) consuming good much current.
    I believe...
  6. Hi Thanks for confirming my suspicion. IsnÂ’t it...

    Hi Thanks for confirming my suspicion.
    IsnÂ’t it up to Apple to maintain compatibility with existing hardware rather than the other way round?
    I make this comment since the Ayon CD5s is no longer...
  7. USB Audio Not working with Ayon CD5S DAC

    I am trying to resolve an issue connecting either my 2011 MacbookPro or Macoro with a high end DAC within my Ayon CD5S CD player.

    The CD5s works flawlessly with my Windows 10 machine and used to...
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    Upgrading 2008 Mac Pro 2008 3,1

    I have attempted to upgrade my Mac Pro with a PCIE card and NVME SSD to improve I/O performance.

    The Mac is running High Sierra via the proven Dosdude patch and works fine when booted from the...
  9. Hi everyone after many hours (no days) I finally...

    Hi everyone after many hours (no days) I finally traced the problem to a faulty Samsung RAM module.
    I discovered the fault by running Memtest from the terminal.
    The crashes were not related to...
  10. Thanks for the suggestion - I will replace the...

    Thanks for the suggestion - I will replace the cable as suggested by one author. This Mac had worked fine for the previous 3 years with the Samsung 512 840 so I don’t think there is a compatibility...
  11. 2010 MacBook Pro random crashes CPU failure?

    I have a 2010 Mc book pro that has been randomly crashing - started crashing at boot time and now happening anytime. Discovered the SSD was failing and finally became corrupt and then unreadable...
  12. Hi Nick - the difference here is that in IMHO the...

    Hi Nick - the difference here is that in IMHO the 2008 3.2GHZ dual Mac is still reasonably modern and with PCIE SSD and 32GB of RAM.capable of most tasks. Definitely not ready for the chopping...
  13. Hi Nick point taken and agreed. But..... the...

    Hi Nick point taken and agreed.
    But..... the real issue is will Apple provide the much needed Mac Pro re-vamp?

    If only Apple would provide a modern "grunt" machine with modern GPU's,replaceable ...
  14. Is the Mac Pro 2008 & 2009 end of life?

    I noticed that I cannot download any further OSX updates past 10.11.6 it seems that Apple has decided that a still capable 3.2 GHZ 2008 dual processor Mac is not worthy of software support. After...
  15. Many thanks for the moral support - the back up...

    Many thanks for the moral support - the back up speed did improve from 20 hours to 10 hours!
    Total time was a mere 22 hours for 85GB. That has to be technology at its worst.

    Fortunately...
  16. Time Machine back-up takes forever

    I am having a bad couple of weeks: Failed SSD, flaky eSata Card (PCI) and now the the Time Capsule seems to be running like a dog.
    I am trying to do a first back up of a Macbook Pro - the backup...
  17. I have exchanged a couple of emails after trying...

    I have exchanged a couple of emails after trying to install the Newertech software on another Mac Pro (2009) running 10.11.6 - same software incompatibility issue flagged and failed in exactly the...
  18. The global change I made to download from...

    The global change I made to download from "Anywhere" in system preferences allowed the package to be opened without warning signals.
    The installation process then proceeded right to the end - at...
  19. Hi I changed the global security settings to...

    Hi I changed the global security settings to temporarily download from "Anywhere" to get round this.
  20. I have just noticed that installing an updated...

    I have just noticed that installing an updated driver for my Epson 3880 produces the same error message.
    However I didn't see any message telling me the software was incompatible.
    Is 10.11.6...
  21. Hi Admin, thanks for your response. I have...

    Hi Admin, thanks for your response.

    I have sent OWC an email and waiting for some advice.

    Just thought Id try the Forum as well.
  22. I found this review...

    I found this review http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/IDE/NewerTech6G_eSATA/Newertech_6GeSataCard.html which suggests a driver is not required! But the app software certainly is!
    At least in OSX 10.6 -...
  23. OSX Problems installing a NEWERTECH eSATA RAID Controller Driver on Mac Pro 3,1

    Hi I decided to install an external drive bay with an eSATA connection.

    The bay is an OWC Mercury Elite dual bay.

    I am trying to install a NewerTEch eSATA Raid controller with much frustration....
  24. 2008 Mac 3,1 Won't Boot failed internal SSD?

    OK so I have been through the saga of flaky graphics cards such as the original 2600 causing bizarre boot problems. And at first I suspected the graphics card again.....but the Upgraded 8800 is...
  25. Hi Thanks for your advice above........ I will...

    Hi Thanks for your advice above........ I will give it a try!

    The good news is the Mac is up and going and thank god fully recovered using Time Capsule.

    This step did require the visible 500GB...
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