Hi all, I'm new here.. just wondering - can anyone recommend a Mac laptop that will actually run Hasselblad Phocus properly, without growing ever slower - and even allow tethering to my H4D-50? Thanks.. Stella
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Thanks Godfrey, useful!
That means I could probably get one 2nd hand at a significant saving over a new one.
I keep my data on external drives, leaving the main Mac HD to hold just apps, but one does also accumulate internet, mail, and other stuff on there despite that. I run cleaning scans too. However, I have a firewall PC in my studio which I keep off the net and use only for tethering. This also runs very slowly with Phocus, so I figure it's mainly to do with processing power. The 'Pro' suffix seems to be the key with Macs.
I found Phocus to be bog slow on my 2014 Macbook Pro, but I think it was always that way. The difference was like night and day when I upgraded to the newer native M1 version on my M1 MBP.Thanks John!
I'm running Phocus 3.4.8, which is the highest my Sierra 10.12 OS will do, I think.
If I update to a higher OS, I start to lose things like NIK and old versions of Capture 1, which is a pain, so I'm staying here - which is also a pain with the Hasselblad!
My Blad cable has a Thunderbolt adapter on the end, which lets it plug into the small socket on the back of the iMac. (It has a little lightning flash symbol over it.)