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the only thing u cud do is a sticker that goes on... 1,533 Views / 1 Replies  
the only thing u cud do is a sticker that goes on top...they probably sell those online somewhere :)
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 26, 2007 at 07:03 AM, in Hardware Hacking
wow, where were you 3 weeks ago when i really... 322 Views / 2 Replies  
wow, where were you 3 weeks ago when i really needed a monitor? i'm only about 10 miles from you too. thats my luck :(
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 22, 2007 at 08:16 PM, in Marketplace
links no good :) 256 Views / 2 Replies  
links no good :)
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 21, 2007 at 02:41 PM, in Marketplace
do you have the power adapter? 660 Views / 12 Replies  
do you have the power adapter?
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 19, 2007 at 09:48 PM, in Marketplace
i have the current gen iTrip, black. $30shipped. 391 Views / 6 Replies  
i have the current gen iTrip, black. $30shipped.
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 19, 2007 at 06:31 PM, in Marketplace
pix? 471 Views / 4 Replies  
pix?
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 19, 2007 at 02:10 PM, in Marketplace
if you decide cancel your ebay plans, id buy for... 968 Views / 15 Replies  
if you decide cancel your ebay plans, id buy for $425 CAN shipped to USA 20740
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 19, 2007 at 08:38 AM, in Marketplace
are you planning on taking apart you powerbook b4... 956 Views / 4 Replies  
are you planning on taking apart you powerbook b4 to spray paint?
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 18, 2007 at 10:25 PM, in Hardware Hacking
hehe, when i read this i was like "why?" . but... 956 Views / 4 Replies  
hehe, when i read this i was like "why?" . but thats just me being a jerk! best of luck with your mod, and welcome to the mod world :)

If you want more info and support on your mod, macmod.com is...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 18, 2007 at 03:40 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Just an update: There's a short little video... 818 Views / 1 Replies  
Just an update:
There's a short little video giving an intro to each major component (excluding the touch panel and the monitor that will be used - i'll have a new monitor, thanks to a great deal...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 9, 2007 at 05:57 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Bid time extended and starting price lowered to... 265 Views / 1 Replies  
Bid time extended and starting price lowered to $10!
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 7, 2007 at 01:15 PM, in Marketplace
FA: Dell 19" LCD Monitor E193fp 265 Views / 1 Replies  
This 19" Dell monitor has been lightly used, and is in like new condition. Ships in original box, with all cables.

eBay: Dell E193FP 19 inch LCD Monitor (19" Flat Panel) (item 320090021357 end...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 6, 2007 at 11:26 PM, in Marketplace
New Mod project: PowerTV 818 Views / 1 Replies  
Im still working on my tablet mod, but I've some free time to contemplate while i wait on some parts (and burn through midterms). Due to a disheartening series of events, my original logic board went...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Mar 3, 2007 at 11:11 PM, in Hardware Hacking
i hope its not the fuse. i'll get a multimeter... 735 Views / 3 Replies  
i hope its not the fuse. i'll get a multimeter this afternoon and try to check it out.
Posted by szsiddiq, on Feb 21, 2007 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Help! Powerbook LCD/Inverter Troubles 735 Views / 3 Replies  
Last week my 12" powerbook's inverter board blew out while i was working on a mod. While in use, the LCD backlight suddenly shut off, and the inverter board started smoking. The board itself has a...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Feb 21, 2007 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
TabletMac Fun-Raiser: Superdrive, iPod cases, speakers, headphones, topcase, tunetalk 247 Views / 0 Replies  
For my tablet mod (http://mechie.org/) I've some spare parts and other things id like to sell (all prices include shipping):

Superdrive - $65
12" Powerbook topcase (2 - pix below) - $20 for the...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Feb 9, 2007 at 12:49 PM, in Marketplace
good observation...i plan on using the existing... 544 Views / 6 Replies  
good observation...i plan on using the existing top half of the lid and cutting it open. it wont be pretty, and mounting will be the biggest challenge. stayed tune to the website for updates
Posted by szsiddiq, on Jan 29, 2007 at 12:23 AM, in Mac Notebooks
nope, not as expensive as you'd think! under $200... 544 Views / 6 Replies  
nope, not as expensive as you'd think! under $200 bucks for materials (though i've spent more in experimenting)
overall it just takes time, and ingenuity.
Posted by szsiddiq, on Jan 28, 2007 at 10:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
touch sensitivity comes from a touch sensitive... 544 Views / 6 Replies  
touch sensitivity comes from a touch sensitive glass overlay that interfaces via USB. its mounting thats that hard part...watch the video to check it out!
Posted by szsiddiq, on Jan 28, 2007 at 10:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Turning my 12" Powerbook into a tablet 544 Views / 6 Replies  
I kno i've another thread on this, but its been outdated...
So I'm turning my 12" powerbook into a tablet... pretty straight forward.
check out mechie.org for updates and videos.
Posted by szsiddiq, on Jan 28, 2007 at 09:59 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ya, only much less sophisticated, lol ... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
ya, only much less sophisticated, lol

materials wise, this costs around $300-$350 (not including the powerbook itself), but could be made even cheaper (i spent quite a bit on experimentation and...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Jan 25, 2007 at 04:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
bumped for updates 492 Views / 3 Replies  
bumped for updates
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 25, 2006 at 11:46 AM, in Marketplace
yea this deal is ALWAYS on. 1,175 Views / 7 Replies  
yea this deal is ALWAYS on.
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 22, 2006 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
thats just hot. if you can convince him to do... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
thats just hot. if you can convince him to do another let me know! id pay ;)
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 22, 2006 at 09:12 AM, in Mac Notebooks
didnt think it would work. thanks 480 Views / 2 Replies  
didnt think it would work. thanks
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 21, 2006 at 03:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
12" Powerbook Screen upgrade? 480 Views / 2 Replies  
Alright, so i found a 1400 X 1050 resolution 12.1" screen. i think its the highest available. The one i found is made for a toshiba portable: LTD121KM1K . Its SXGA vs. the current screen's XGA. Any...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 21, 2006 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
lol, well you've got connections. that'll be a... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
lol, well you've got connections. that'll be a hot case. how much is it costing you?
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 21, 2006 at 12:52 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'll tell you this much: the laser etching is not... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
I'll tell you this much: the laser etching is not happening in my personal mod, but can probably be done by a third party. the swappable optical/hd/second battery bay is a possible feat, but not part...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 21, 2006 at 12:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Some news: Decided to let go of some of the... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
Some news:
Decided to let go of some of the secrecy.
Here's a hint:
Inkwell
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 20, 2006 at 09:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
haha - where could you get a custom carbon fiber... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
haha - where could you get a custom carbon fiber case made anyways?



an EVDO card would be easily do able - there should be plenty of space- but ive no need for it for my personal mod. if the...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 20, 2006 at 09:50 PM, in Mac Notebooks
bump 492 Views / 3 Replies  
bump
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 19, 2006 at 12:12 AM, in Marketplace
Creatures are down to $45! Feel free to make... 492 Views / 3 Replies  
Creatures are down to $45!
Feel free to make an offer on anything
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 17, 2006 at 10:16 AM, in Marketplace
FS: FS: 12" PB superdrive, keyboard, top case, modem, and tons of iPod accessories 492 Views / 3 Replies  
Im thinking about modding my 12" powerbook
if i do, ill be scalping the following parts out of it:
Superdrive $55 shipped
Keyboard $25 shipped
top case $50 shipped
modem card $20 shipped...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 16, 2006 at 09:55 AM, in Marketplace
how much do you think is reasonable to spend on a... 395 Views / 1 Replies  
how much do you think is reasonable to spend on a 12" pb where everything but the screen works, and is in good cosmetic condition? atleast a 1ghz is necessary
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 14, 2006 at 01:02 PM, in Marketplace
Yea, i understand. I'll just do the best with... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
Yea, i understand. I'll just do the best with what ive got until then.
thanks
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
funny. i have a job. Im only asking... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
funny.
i have a job.


Im only asking for donations if someone would like to contribute to the mod. If not, thats fine.
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 10:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
this is why im asking. after researching some... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
this is why im asking. after researching some more, adding another hard drive would be way to difficult, with out forking over the money for the MCE optibay - which adds the bulk of the superdrive...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 09:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Good points There's a back story, and im... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
Good points


There's a back story, and im not going into :-p



It is impossible. The fans in adding will likely be smaller and oriented different. I also plan to add some heats syncs after...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 09:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Aside from what ive already stated, the powerbook... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
Aside from what ive already stated, the powerbook is also going to be thinner over all. Its currently 1.2in, and im aiming for 1in or less.

Otherwise, ill keep updating the post as details...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 08:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
i kno MCE makes a bay to take care of adapting... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
i kno MCE makes a bay to take care of adapting the hard drive...anyone know what type of cable goes into the superdrive, and if it can be converted to a standard harddrive port? In the end i might...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 08:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
thanks for the encouragement! im sworn to... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
thanks for the encouragement! im sworn to secrecy about the primary modification, but i can let out a few of the minor ones:
1.) Adding fans
2.) Clearing space to add these fans, and to increase...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 08:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
if nothing else, what you'd like to see in a mod... 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
if nothing else, what you'd like to see in a mod is all im asking for.
also, they're called typos, and macnn doesn't allow renaming of threads, so i cudnt fix it.

Also, I said if the mod was to...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 07:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
WTB: Wired Mighty Mouse 329 Views / 0 Replies  
Need a wired mighty mouse. If someone has one thats slightly damaged or something thats fine. Im looking to spend around $20.
Thanks!
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 07:37 PM, in Marketplace
My mod and my proposition! 1,506 Views / 31 Replies  
Ok, so I've been getting materials together for a mod ive been working on. So far, i haven't said what it will be (to the aggrivation of many), other than the fact that its for a 12" powerbook.
...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 06:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
lol, ill tell more as i get closer to finishing... 605 Views / 2 Replies  
lol, ill tell more as i get closer to finishing (which is getting delayed due to a lack of funding, spare parts, waiting for ordered parts, and, of course, a full time load of Mechanical engineering...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 02:48 PM, in Developer Center
i own the domain theapplemac.com if anyones... 603 Views / 10 Replies  
i own the domain theapplemac.com if anyones interested
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 13, 2006 at 03:04 AM, in Marketplace
Powerbook trackpad driver 605 Views / 2 Replies  
Does anyone think they can rewrite the driver for the powerbook trackpad? I want something similar to SideTrack's ability to add tapping corners. I want the ability to have 4-6 active tapping...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 12, 2006 at 08:34 PM, in Developer Center
fixed it! wasnt really sure wut to put as an... 388 Views / 2 Replies  
fixed it! wasnt really sure wut to put as an asking price
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 12, 2006 at 01:12 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Superdrive 388 Views / 2 Replies  
To be pulled from a 12" powerbook. Its in mint condition. Should work with any powerbook. Its model #UJ-825.
$80obo

specs: SuperDrive (DVD-R/CD-RW): writes DVD-R discs at up to 4x speed, reads...
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 11, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in Marketplace
i think ur in the wrong section...this is for... 413 Views / 1 Replies  
i think ur in the wrong section...this is for buying and selling
Posted by szsiddiq, on Nov 11, 2006 at 12:25 PM, in Marketplace
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