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GENESCAN and 373A Seq Analysis on Mac LC 630

Rick Wilson rwilson at WATSON.WUSTL.EDU
Fri Feb 10 07:41:54 EST 1995

(original posting to:  biochrom at net.bio.net)

Alberto Catalano writes:

>We are having problems with the software when running it on a Macintosh 
>LC 630. The gel images on the gel files are corrupted so that they look 
>skewed. The raster images are skewed as if extra pixels are added to 
>each scan line. 
>The problem is specific to the LC 630 and not to other macs in our lab 
>such as the IIci and the LC III.
>The files themselves are uncorrupted because when transferred back to 
>the other macs they work fine.
>Has anyone else had similar problems on other types of macs? I've heard 
>that Powermacs are a problem.

Yep.  We've seen the same thing with Quadra 630s and Power Macs.
According to Kevin Corcoran at ABI, this is specific to the video config.
of these computers.  Maybe Kevin can post a more detailed explanation.
(How about it, Kevin?)


Richard K. Wilson, Ph.D.
Genome Sequencing Center
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO   63108   USA
(314) 286-1804   rick at geneman.wustl.edu

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