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Agreed. My rev A iMac g5 17 in died this year as... 2,586 Views / 8 Replies  
Agreed. My rev A iMac g5 17 in died this year as well after 4 years of use. It had the capacitor issue early on and I replaced the logic board. Last year, the power supply went bad and I replaced...
Posted by flgator, on Jan 1, 2009 at 07:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: It is a photo that I took on top of the Zugspitze... 1,096,874 Views / 4,110 Replies  
It is a photo that I took on top of the Zugspitze in Germany/Austria. The platform at the top of the Zugspitze straddles the border. Half of it is in Austria and the other half is in Germany.
Posted by flgator, on Jan 29, 2007 at 09:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: MacBook Pro 15" C2D w/ 23in ACD 1,096,874 Views / 4,110 Replies  
http://dwinphotography.smugmug.com/photos/125997638-L.jpg

MacBook Pro 15in C2D 2.16 w/2GB RAM, 23 in ACD, Apple Pro Keyboard, Microsoft Trackball Explorer, Logitech Z4 speakers.

Behind the ACD...
Posted by flgator, on Jan 28, 2007 at 03:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New Power Supply in iMac G5 17" Rev A 390 Views / 0 Replies  
I was having problems with my iMac G5 17" Rev A. It could not sleep. Once it went to sleep it immediately powered down. If I had firewire devices plugged in it could not turn back on. Even when I...
Posted by flgator, on Jan 26, 2007 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
iMac G5 Rev A--Always On 2,182 Views / 23 Replies  
I leave my 17" iMac G5 Rev A on all the time. I have to...if it goes to sleep it shuts down. Then it won't power back up...not at least for a few hours.

There is something wrong with my power...
Posted by flgator, on Jan 20, 2007 at 09:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Congratulations! 1,154 Views / 13 Replies  
Congrats.
Posted by flgator, on Mar 4, 2006 at 07:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Try Customer Relations instead 1,154 Views / 13 Replies  
Apple Customer Relations (800) 767-2775
Posted by flgator, on Feb 17, 2006 at 09:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thinner is the last thing you want. The G5 gets... 21,651 Views / 126 Replies  
Thinner is the last thing you want. The G5 gets so hot that the tighter the enclosure the worse the cooling. I suffered from the exploding capacitors and now just wait for my iMac to die again.
Posted by flgator, on Oct 13, 2005 at 05:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the reply. I just ran MemTest... 597 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the reply. I just ran MemTest (http://www.geocities.com/friskythecat@sbcglobal.net/) on both sticks one at a time. I ran the tests with the single sticks in the upper slot. Both tested...
Posted by flgator, on Jul 24, 2004 at 11:14 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Can RAM go bad over time? 597 Views / 6 Replies  
I installed a Crucial 512 MB stick about 4 months ago. The system has been stable except for the past few weeks.

I would get no video or scrambled video on boot, intermittently. I thought it was...
Posted by flgator, on Jul 24, 2004 at 07:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Help decipher system log error on Rev A PB 17in 10.3.4 293 Views / 0 Replies  
The system log is below. The symptoms are as follows:

1) Screen flickers on boot and flashes lines
2) After being powered off for a while display will not turn on (restart usually fixes it)
3)...
Posted by flgator, on Jul 18, 2004 at 01:16 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ibook_steve, Thanks for the explanation 376 Views / 3 Replies  
ibook_steve,

Thanks for the explanation
Posted by flgator, on Apr 15, 2004 at 01:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Memory Slot Names 376 Views / 3 Replies  
I just upgraded my memory in my Rev A 17in PB and just noticed the memory slot names in System Profile. One is named SODIMM0/J20STANDARD and the other one is named SODIMM1/J23REVERSED. What is the...
Posted by flgator, on Apr 13, 2004 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have you tried booting from CD 573 Views / 8 Replies  
Have you tried booting from CD
Posted by flgator, on Mar 27, 2004 at 02:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Small hissing with PB17 458 Views / 8 Replies  
Look at this link (http://discussions.info.apple.com/WebX?128@157.uipbaayVaJs.1@.3bc1747c)

The hissing/sizzling has been around for a while not associated with 10.3.3
Posted by flgator, on Mar 22, 2004 at 10:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Powerbook 17 Inch Battery capacity down after recalibration 329 Views / 1 Replies  
Go here for the slow-drain method

link (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=199857&highlight=calibration)
Posted by flgator, on Mar 13, 2004 at 11:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Using this command in terminal: ioreg -l |... 1,483 Views / 20 Replies  
Using this command in terminal:

ioreg -l | grep -i IOBatteryInfo
Posted by flgator, on Jan 31, 2004 at 11:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
A Different Battery Calibration Method 1,483 Views / 20 Replies  
I saw this on the Apple boards

http://discussions.info.apple.com/WebX?14@179.k6oIa1BudBi.1@.599c1f27

and thought i would try it.

Before I tried it my battery's capacity read

...
Posted by flgator, on Jan 31, 2004 at 10:53 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Battery Discharges While Running on AC 315 Views / 2 Replies  
I have a 17in 1 GHz PB running 10.3.2 with the battery update. I calibrated the battery and it does charge up to 100%. However, over the course of 3-4 days the percentage slowly drops 1% per day...
Posted by flgator, on Jan 22, 2004 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You probably have a bad battery, but you can try... 367 Views / 2 Replies  
You probably have a bad battery, but you can try this:

- restart the iBook while holding down cmd (apple) - s; this brings you to single user mode
- unplug the power cord and let the ibook just...
Posted by flgator, on Jun 8, 2003 at 03:08 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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