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And the hard drive and cd-drive are both noisy. ... 590 Views / 3 Replies  
And the hard drive and cd-drive are both noisy. Replacement ones from a third party company are generally a lot quieter.
Posted by petoria, on Jun 20, 2002 at 03:32 PM, in Hardware Hacking
About a larger heatsink qand fan... When the... 471 Views / 6 Replies  
About a larger heatsink qand fan...

When the chassi is in the iMac the fan sits right above the cpu as it is, and there isn't much clearance. So to add a larger heatsink and a new fan would...
Posted by petoria, on Jun 12, 2002 at 01:11 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Which iMac are you talking about? The tray load... 596 Views / 3 Replies  
Which iMac are you talking about? The tray load or the slot load? The biggest problem I can see is the power supply choice. I think it may be easiest to use the iMac's, but I don't know how large...
Posted by petoria, on May 23, 2002 at 11:10 PM, in Hardware Hacking
If I was out of college (one measly year away)... 1,134 Views / 5 Replies  
If I was out of college (one measly year away) I'd pay for it as is. The motherboard could be valuable to someone with a 266 or 333 iMac (mezziane connector). That and I want to have an empty iMac...
Posted by petoria, on May 2, 2002 at 02:54 AM, in Hardware Hacking
G4 color classic... 1,009 Views / 5 Replies  
G4 color classic (http://www.mac512.com/ccpmg4.htm)
Posted by petoria, on Apr 21, 2002 at 06:38 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I think that the problem with the Sony not being... 526 Views / 4 Replies  
I think that the problem with the Sony not being able to boot is because on the rev a-d iMac's a drive must be jumpered as master to be bootable. So if you could make the cd-rw master, it should...
Posted by petoria, on Apr 21, 2002 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
On a related note: I've noticed that Apple... 382 Views / 3 Replies  
On a related note:
I've noticed that Apple tends to use noiser drives. I have a rev d iMac and got a new HD and had to replace the cd-rom. The only noise comming from it now is the fan. Before I...
Posted by petoria, on Apr 19, 2002 at 10:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
Rev c and d's have Rage Pro's too. :( Oh... 569 Views / 27 Replies  
Rev c and d's have Rage Pro's too. :(

Oh by the way, if you are getting rid of your bindi, I may just have a home for the logic board. Mezziane slot...<drool>... ;)
Posted by petoria, on Apr 19, 2002 at 10:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have to agree. I've had a rev d iMac for 4... 454 Views / 17 Replies  
I have to agree. I've had a rev d iMac for 4 years and it's still going strong. Only upgrades have been hard drive and RAM (well if Edge would send me some chips that work...). The things last.
Posted by petoria, on Apr 19, 2002 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes the G4 iMac requires thermal paste to re... 443 Views / 6 Replies  
Yes the G4 iMac requires thermal paste to re assemble. Other than that it's a pretty easy upgrade. Both slots use PC-133 chips, one a DIMM the user accesible is a SO-DIMM. Following is the link to...
Posted by petoria, on Apr 19, 2002 at 10:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
A way to see if making the hd slave will work... 1,007 Views / 8 Replies  
A way to see if making the hd slave will work without getting a longer IDE cable would be to open your G4, remove one of the optical drives and connect it to the hard drive ribbon cable (case still...
Posted by petoria, on Apr 19, 2002 at 10:04 PM, in Hardware Hacking
And don't forget that you can add a second drive... 955 Views / 8 Replies  
And don't forget that you can add a second drive as a slave to the hard drive. I would think that you could do the same for the cd-rom, but it has that wider connector.

By the way I like the...
Posted by petoria, on Apr 12, 2002 at 11:55 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I just read an article about oc'n a rev a-d and... 949 Views / 2 Replies  
I just read an article about oc'n a rev a-d and the guy that wrote the article converted a heatsink intended for a K6, to use on his iMac. He relocated the fan to the top of the case and installed a...
Posted by petoria, on Apr 12, 2002 at 11:47 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Power Curve 601/120 302 Views / 0 Replies  
Well I've decided to part with this system. It works great, I just no longer need it. It's listed on eBayHere (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2015490514). Item 2015490514. ...
Posted by petoria, on Apr 7, 2002 at 02:11 PM, in Marketplace
http://reviews.macnn.com/reviews/easiexpansiont35/... 1,094 Views / 4 Replies  
http://reviews.macnn.com/reviews/easiexpansiont35/easiexpansiont35.phtml
Posted by petoria, on Apr 1, 2002 at 06:57 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I could be mistaken, but don't you need to make... 787 Views / 7 Replies  
I could be mistaken, but don't you need to make the first floppy bootable with disk copy? I think it's an option somewhere in disk copy.
Posted by petoria, on Mar 12, 2002 at 02:34 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Here... 554 Views / 2 Replies  
Here (ftp://ftp.info.apple.com/Apple_Support_Area/Misc/Service/servicemanuals/quadra.centris_610.ws_60.pdf) is the Centris 610 user guide. And here...
Posted by petoria, on Mar 10, 2002 at 08:14 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Couldn't you just instal the drive in the zip... 556 Views / 7 Replies  
Couldn't you just instal the drive in the zip bay, but then hook it up to the ATA-100 PCI card?
Posted by petoria, on Mar 8, 2002 at 06:13 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Running Debian Linux Woody release on a Power... 434 Views / 40 Replies  
Running Debian Linux Woody release on a Power Computing PowerCurve (120 MHz 601).
Posted by petoria, on Mar 8, 2002 at 12:49 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
I don't use OS X, but do use linux on a clone. ... 498 Views / 9 Replies  
I don't use OS X, but do use linux on a clone. One thing I like about Linux is that you get the terminals(or consoles, not sure which is right) assigned to the F-keys. A different user can be...
Posted by petoria, on Mar 8, 2002 at 12:43 AM, in Alternative Operating Systems
Here... 698 Views / 4 Replies  
Here (ftp://ftp.info.apple.com/Apple_Support_Area/Misc/Service/servicemanuals/applevision_1710av_display.pdf) is the service manual for the 1710. It's a pfd. Try looking through it. There are...
Posted by petoria, on Mar 8, 2002 at 12:33 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I agree with Calli46. Anything more than a few... 376 Views / 3 Replies  
I agree with Calli46. Anything more than a few MB will be easier and faster with ethernet. I did a large transfer through ethertnet a few months ago. It told me it was expecting around 30 min left...
Posted by petoria, on Mar 8, 2002 at 12:21 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I found a lot of 4 (three 1 gig & 1 500 MB) 50pin... 820 Views / 3 Replies  
I found a lot of 4 (three 1 gig & 1 500 MB) 50pin scsi on ebay about a month ago. Paid $20 +shipping for the lot.
Posted by petoria, on Mar 1, 2002 at 05:48 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I run mine at 800x600. Everything is just too... 464 Views / 7 Replies  
I run mine at 800x600. Everything is just too small at 1024. And why should I make my puny Rage Pro work harder than it needs to. :D
Posted by petoria, on Feb 27, 2002 at 03:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
MKLinux (http://www.mklinux.org) is the only... 527 Views / 13 Replies  
MKLinux (http://www.mklinux.org) is the only Linux flavor that runs on NuBus Macs.

If you are going to connect the 6100 to an ethernet network you will need an aaui transceiver. They usually run...
Posted by petoria, on Feb 27, 2002 at 03:33 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
The first Mac I bought: rev d iMac. I also have... 1,823 Views / 107 Replies  
The first Mac I bought: rev d iMac. I also have a soft spot for the 6100 series (first Mac I used).
Posted by petoria, on Feb 7, 2002 at 05:57 AM, in Mac Desktops
monitorless clone? 604 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a PowerCurve 601/120 (7200 clone). I would like to use it to backup files onto through my ethernet router. I got everyting working, but the machine wont start up without a monitor. I want to...
Posted by petoria, on Feb 5, 2002 at 11:14 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
You can find the Apple tech manual in pdf fromat... 2,410 Views / 3 Replies  
You can find the Apple tech manual in pdf fromat here (http://home.wanadoo.nl/manual.man/manuals.html). It has all the steps to take for complete dissambly, it even includes diagrams.[/LIST]
Posted by petoria, on Feb 5, 2002 at 10:58 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I'm a poor college student, so usually I go for... 1,219 Views / 89 Replies  
I'm a poor college student, so usually I go for quantity over quality. Honey brown isn't exactly expensive here, I just like it better than any of the more expensive brews.
Posted by petoria, on Jan 27, 2002 at 12:10 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Thats not the Catholic Chruch, that's... 1,049 Views / 47 Replies  
Thats not the Catholic Chruch, that's Liechtenstein. I'm sure there are other countrie like that too.

I'm a 20 year old college student, and a Catholic. I try to go to Church every weekend, if...
Posted by petoria, on Jan 26, 2002 at 08:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
My favs. HoneyBrown when I have money (not very... 1,219 Views / 89 Replies  
My favs. HoneyBrown when I have money (not very often). Usually just sitck to Coors Light. On a day when I'm really poor I'll go for Keystone Light.

Can't say I'm a fan of Fat Tire, I live 20...
Posted by petoria, on Jan 26, 2002 at 07:08 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I'm still using 8.6. It fits my needs well. I'm... 580 Views / 38 Replies  
I'm still using 8.6. It fits my needs well. I'm planning on kepping my rev d on 8.6 until I get a Harmoni somethine this summer. I think I'll get X to go along with it.
Posted by petoria, on Jan 20, 2002 at 02:47 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Check eBay for cases. I see them every now and... 499 Views / 7 Replies  
Check eBay for cases. I see them every now and then.
Posted by petoria, on Jan 20, 2002 at 02:44 AM, in Hardware Hacking
You should be able to use an external monitor... 452 Views / 4 Replies  
You should be able to use an external monitor with an adapter so you can connect a vga plug to the iMac port. I know there is an adapter for it. Sorry I don't have any specifics.
Posted by petoria, on Jan 13, 2002 at 03:01 AM, in Mac Desktops
I prefer tray load to slot load. Lets me not... 399 Views / 5 Replies  
I prefer tray load to slot load. Lets me not worry about cd size. Tray's are more reliable, IMO.
Posted by petoria, on Jan 8, 2002 at 12:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Can't say I like the new iMac. I do wonder if... 1,315 Views / 85 Replies  
Can't say I like the new iMac. I do wonder if the nivida and G$ are upgradeable (not sodered onto the motherboard). With this being as close to the specs of the tower as it is, I'm banking on a...
Posted by petoria, on Jan 7, 2002 at 08:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
what did you search for? A search of "iMac... 924 Views / 4 Replies  
what did you search for? A search of "iMac motherboard" turns up a bunch of results, only this one being related to a motherboard with a mezziane slot being used in a rev d, or 333MHz daughter card...
Posted by petoria, on Jan 3, 2002 at 07:13 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I was planning on a Harmoni upgrade in a few... 924 Views / 4 Replies  
I was planning on a Harmoni upgrade in a few months for my rev D, but I was thinking about swapping my motherboard for one with the mezziane slot. Not sure if I will do it, but just wanted to know...
Posted by petoria, on Jan 1, 2002 at 04:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
rev A motherboard in a rev D iMac? 924 Views / 4 Replies  
Does anyone know if it is possible to use a rev A motherboard with the 333 MHz daughter card from a rev D to give the machine the use of a mezziane slot? Just something I have been wondering about. ...
Posted by petoria, on Dec 31, 2001 at 08:41 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Apple is proabaly just selling off the inventory.... 399 Views / 16 Replies  
Apple is proabaly just selling off the inventory. I bought one of the last rev D iMac's, it was just after the 400MHz DV SE was released. And Apple can continue selling the current models at a...
Posted by petoria, on Dec 24, 2001 at 05:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
Best set, System of a Down on the Pledge of... 727 Views / 35 Replies  
Best set, System of a Down on the Pledge of Allegiance Tour last fall. Worked up to the front row, best time I have ever had. Best concert I've been at Ozzfet 2001 at Mile High in Denver, with...
Posted by petoria, on Dec 21, 2001 at 11:32 PM, in MacNN Lounge
J.W. Pepper I looked for one when my... 794 Views / 44 Replies  
J.W. Pepper

I looked for one when my cd-rom died. Only one I found was a CD-RW. The tray load is not a standard sized drive.


Laurence
Got PC-100 in my rev D right now. PC-100 should...
Posted by petoria, on Dec 21, 2001 at 01:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
 
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