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Thanks, will check it out. My first new Mac was a... 447 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks, will check it out. My first new Mac was a Yosemite.
Posted by maxhedrum, on Sep 1, 2012 at 04:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
PS - I had run across several references to... 447 Views / 7 Replies  
PS -

I had run across several references to the Radeon X800 card bricking the logic board. Could be he tried one, but he's now out of the country and I have no further contact.
Posted by maxhedrum, on Sep 1, 2012 at 02:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi reader - Have done several PMU resets, in... 447 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi reader -

Have done several PMU resets, in between shifting hardware around. Have also done several PRAM resets. However, I now don't get the second chime during the PRAM reset. It did the...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Sep 1, 2012 at 02:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Hi - Thanks for the reply, and thanks for... 447 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi -

Thanks for the reply, and thanks for helping with the dinosaur.

As it's going to be used just for running the scanner, not worried about vid speed. More concerned that whatever is causing...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Sep 1, 2012 at 12:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
06/04 Powermac G5 1.8, no video 447 Views / 7 Replies  
Greetings all -

Was given a 2004 PM G5 1.8 DP that doesn't display video. Trying to resurrect it to use with a film scanner that won't work with intel Macs, so hope there's someone out there that...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Sep 1, 2012 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
It seems that if the machine came with the K06,... 971 Views / 4 Replies  
It seems that if the machine came with the K06, you're stuck with that as a replacement. If it came with something else, there are other choices for replacement.

Nuts.
Posted by maxhedrum, on Feb 2, 2010 at 04:16 PM, in Mac Desktops
Well, tried a UJ85C(Apple) and that soved the... 971 Views / 4 Replies  
Well, tried a UJ85C(Apple) and that soved the ejection problem. However...

With the bezel off the computer, it works just fine. With the bezel installed, the disc doesn't insert far enough for the...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Jan 12, 2010 at 02:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
Most discs pop out no problem, and there doesn't... 971 Views / 4 Replies  
Most discs pop out no problem, and there doesn't seem to be a consistant pattern regarding the discs themselves. When watching the opening of the drive with the bezel off the computer you can watch...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Jan 10, 2010 at 01:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sony Optical Disc in '07 20" iMac 971 Views / 4 Replies  
I recently replaced the optical drive in an '07 20" 2GHz iMac running 10.5.8 with a Sony AD-7630A after reading several successful attempts on another site. It plays DVD fine, but has trouble...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Jan 9, 2010 at 10:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for moving the thread. After trying... 3,172 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for moving the thread.

After trying one of the cheapies, I had a major FUBAR and have finally gotten the rest of my system working again. I'm therefor reluctant to try any more with these...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Mar 7, 2009 at 11:56 PM, in Networking
How do I move this, or get this moved, to the... 3,172 Views / 5 Replies  
How do I move this, or get this moved, to the Networking forum? Thanks
Posted by maxhedrum, on Mar 7, 2009 at 01:50 PM, in Networking
IBook G4 USB WIFI Dongle-Any Plugnplay? 3,172 Views / 5 Replies  
I've got a G4 1.33 iBook with the airport/bluetooth card problem, which leaves me with using a USB dongle to access my Airport Express. So far I've tried 2, the WiBee from TechSunny and the Alfa from...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Mar 6, 2009 at 07:20 PM, in Networking
Thanks all for the replies, just what I'm looking... 378 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks all for the replies, just what I'm looking for.

So far the only source I've found for thermo pads that seem thick enough are these:...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Jan 11, 2009 at 04:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Techs - Where to get Repair Supplies? 378 Views / 5 Replies  
Greetings -

While there are many sources for new and used repair parts, so far I haven't found any for the consumables that may need replacement in the course of a repair. Specifically I'm looking...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Jan 10, 2009 at 10:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
First off, what are you looking for in a printer?... 3,612 Views / 12 Replies  
First off, what are you looking for in a printer? Dash off a few 8X10 or smaller prints once in awhile, or serious photo print work?

If the former, just about anything in the same price range will...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Nov 4, 2007 at 12:32 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Like photo equipment, leaving computers and... 775 Views / 11 Replies  
Like photo equipment, leaving computers and electronics in vehicles is not a good idea unless you are very sure of the security.

In my photo retail day I frequently dealt with folks replacing...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It is not a laptop computer. It is not even a... 5,121 Views / 46 Replies  
It is not a laptop computer. It is not even a photograph of an existing laptop computer.

The map is not the territory.
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 26, 2007 at 03:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
One nice thing about graphics programs is that... 5,121 Views / 46 Replies  
One nice thing about graphics programs is that you don't have to build physical prototypes.
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 25, 2007 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
There have been numerous reports of this... 606 Views / 2 Replies  
There have been numerous reports of this happening with the 1ghz machines as well, which I guess Apple has just chosen to ignore. It's even included in the petition being circulated to try and get...
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 25, 2007 at 01:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
PB mobo rebuild/RAM slot fix 606 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm in the process of trying to revive a bady mistreated 1ghz G4 Powerbook for a buddy on the cheap.

After touching up solder joints on the video side of the motherboard, replacing the HDD and...
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 20, 2007 at 04:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Connected with the DVI cable that came with the... 849 Views / 4 Replies  
Connected with the DVI cable that came with the monitor, which worked fine for seven months and continues to work fine with the Mini.

Been down the archive and install, as well as the clean...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Feb 16, 2007 at 12:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, several times...no problems found. 849 Views / 4 Replies  
Yep, several times...no problems found.
Posted by maxhedrum, on Feb 15, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Macbook Pro and external monitor hedbanger 849 Views / 4 Replies  
I've got a MBP 2.16 that I've been using with an HP f2105 since it was purchased in April of last year.

While I do use it as a mobile device, it mostly runs as a desktop unit. After using it in...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Feb 14, 2007 at 10:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: I'm in the middle of doing my third clean install... 217,305 Views / 557 Replies  
I'm in the middle of doing my third clean install in the last three months due to an ongoing problem with my MBP 2.16 that is continuing after getting it back from Apple Service. It's gotten to the...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Feb 7, 2007 at 01:46 PM, in Applications
With the CPU bouncing between 20% and 40%, I'm... 3,247 Views / 32 Replies  
With the CPU bouncing between 20% and 40%, I'm getting 51C, with SMART showing the HD at 38C. It's been working continuously with just airport and web surfing for about two and a half hours. The fans...
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 6, 2006 at 09:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just had an odd experience with my two week old... 3,247 Views / 32 Replies  
Just had an odd experience with my two week old MBP.

For the first week or so it would get very hot just web surfing and installing a few apps and downloading new versions of apps and drivers....
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 6, 2006 at 03:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
All very valid points, however.. If I had... 1,262 Views / 21 Replies  
All very valid points, however..

If I had been able to visually inspect it in the begining, it never would have reached the startup stage. Unfortunatly your excellent advice on place of purchase...
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 6, 2006 at 01:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
amazing - Actually, that's precisely why I bought... 1,262 Views / 21 Replies  
amazing - Actually, that's precisely why I bought it at the store. I wanted to check it out before leaving with it. But due to either a false statement about the time involved, or the general...
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 5, 2006 at 11:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Here's my saga with the Apple Store and a two... 1,262 Views / 21 Replies  
Here's my saga with the Apple Store and a two week old MBP.

As I was purchasing it through a lease, it seemed the AS was best option. I also got Apple Care and Pro Care, as well as a bunch of...
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 5, 2006 at 04:14 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the help. Looking for a... 550 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the help.

Looking for a compatable server now, and will post the results as it seems these things are a bit finicky.

Cheers
Posted by maxhedrum, on Apr 27, 2006 at 11:54 PM, in Networking
Mark - Unfortunately the Canon IP600D is USB... 550 Views / 5 Replies  
Mark -

Unfortunately the Canon IP600D is USB only and the base station is ethernet only. I know they are two completely different interfaces, but I'm hoping there's a way to kludge the two...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Apr 25, 2006 at 10:13 PM, in Networking
USB Printer to Dual Ether Base Station? 550 Views / 5 Replies  
Hi all -

Looking for a means to connect a Canon USB printer to the LAN Ethernet port on a Dual Ethernet Airport Base Station, so as to be able to access the printer via Airport on a MBP.

Any...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Apr 25, 2006 at 04:56 PM, in Networking
Fitst off, I want to appologize for... 2,176 Views / 59 Replies  
Fitst off, I want to appologize for over-reacting. Will try to control that.

I did try it again with the same result. Afterwards I did my periodic browser clean out and also permissions repair, ...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Apr 1, 2006 at 02:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
It gets even wierder. I just tried it again... 2,176 Views / 59 Replies  
It gets even wierder.

I just tried it again with the same result, except this time I thought I'd let the ball spin awhile to see if it was just loading something and would settle down.

I left...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Mar 31, 2006 at 02:33 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Actually, it didn't disconnect the modem. The... 2,176 Views / 59 Replies  
Actually, it didn't disconnect the modem. The modem access tool was the only thing that was working on the desktop. The browser was completely locked up, as well as everything else other than the...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Mar 31, 2006 at 02:17 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Steve - Just thought you'd like a heads-up. ... 2,176 Views / 59 Replies  
Steve -

Just thought you'd like a heads-up.

I just checked out your site and experienced what may be a major problem. After the page finished loading I emmediately got the spinning beach ball...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Mar 31, 2006 at 01:11 PM, in MacNN Lounge
As no one has mentioned it yet, there is one... 2,871 Views / 46 Replies  
As no one has mentioned it yet, there is one thing you should be aware of in OSX pertaining to system maintenance.

It's basicly designed to be left running 27/7 so that automatic UNIX maintenece...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Mar 15, 2006 at 02:08 PM, in Applications
Yer welcome. I too learned a bit from this... 4,230 Views / 35 Replies  
Yer welcome.

I too learned a bit from this thread, so thanks as well.

Cheers
Posted by maxhedrum, on Mar 8, 2006 at 01:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Greetings - I've been using an HP F2105 for... 4,230 Views / 35 Replies  
Greetings -

I've been using an HP F2105 for about a month now and am quite pleased with it's performance. I settled on this monitor after months of research as I was looking for a serious...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Mar 5, 2006 at 07:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks. Will give it a try. 1,156 Views / 19 Replies  
Thanks.
Will give it a try.
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 20, 2003 at 11:18 PM, in Applications
I downloaded Firebird last night, and tried it... 1,156 Views / 19 Replies  
I downloaded Firebird last night, and tried it out this morning.
All my bookmarks disapeared. Every time I had installed the new version of Mozilla, the bookmarks had been transfered to the new...
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 20, 2003 at 02:32 PM, in Applications
I've got a Canon i950 and am quite impressed.... 1,487 Views / 30 Replies  
I've got a Canon i950 and am quite impressed. It's fast, quiet, and produces excellent photo prints.
I've also read many threads that people are getting good results with Weink and Inkjet Goodies...
Posted by maxhedrum, on May 13, 2003 at 10:22 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Thanks for the input folks. It didn't sound quite... 524 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the input folks. It didn't sound quite right.
I picked up one of the Apple pull Geforce4 cards that Poweron was selling for $99. I wanted to bring the vid card up to speed in my G4/400...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Feb 5, 2003 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Geforce cards and G4/400gigether 524 Views / 6 Replies  
I just read a post on another site that has me puzzled. The poster stated that Geforce cards are designed to run on 600mhz machines or faster, and if used in a slower cpu it will actually cause a...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Feb 2, 2003 at 11:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
FT/S- Musicians: Have Keyboard, Need Laptop 312 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got an Alesis QS7.1 portable synth/midi with 76 touch sensitive keys in like new condition. Used few hours. Excellent piano and organ samples as well as a host of others.
MIDI in/out/thru...
Posted by maxhedrum, on Jan 30, 2003 at 10:20 PM, in Marketplace
 
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