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Samsung 840 Evo 500GB in MacAlly enclosure, link speed issues? 504 Views / 0 Replies  
This is about as specific as it gets (and I've emailed MacAlly about it as well), so I apologize in advance...

I have a Samsung 840 Evo 500GB in a MacAlly PHR-S250U3B enclosure (USB 3.0 and...
Posted by bighead, on Jan 18, 2014 at 08:13 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
FA: Several 2.5-inch PATA Hard Disks 160GB-250GB 410 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a bunch of PATA disks for auction on eBay ending in a few days, and wanted to get attention to folks who might want to give one a good home in their iBook or PowerBook.

Here's the link to...
Posted by bighead, on May 16, 2012 at 04:24 PM, in Marketplace
FS: White iMac 17" Core2 Duo 2.0 GHz 4GB/640GB w/ AppleCare 828 Views / 0 Replies  
I've got a 17" iMac (Late 2006 model) 2.0 GHz with 4GB of RAM and a 640GB hard drive that is under AppleCare until April 8, 2011 that needs a new home. My wife got a new MacBook Pro, so this guy...
Posted by bighead, on Feb 24, 2011 at 04:21 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Canon G10 + 16GB Class 6 SD card 411 Views / 0 Replies  
I have a mint-condition Canon G10 camera with a 16GB Class 6 SDHC card that needs a good home.

New Christmas toys mean that the old ones get to go.

I have the camera, Canon-branded neckstrap,...
Posted by bighead, on Dec 29, 2010 at 02:41 AM, in Marketplace
FS: 160GB/500GB FireWire drives, HD enclosures 301 Views / 0 Replies  
I prefer in-person pickup in Orange County, CA, but will ship if desired.

I've got two 2.5" 160GB WD drives in MacAlly PHR-250CC FireWire 400 & USB 2.0 enclosures, with USB & FireWire cables. $40...
Posted by bighead, on Dec 23, 2010 at 01:42 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Garmin eTrex Vista HCx w/ 2GB MicroSD and (4) NiMH AA Batteries 497 Views / 0 Replies  
I recently bought another GPS unit, so this little guy needs a new home. It served me well on my honeymoon, but hasn't really seen any major use since then.

It's in good shape, and only has one...
Posted by bighead, on Jul 28, 2009 at 01:13 PM, in Marketplace
Yeah, I found one guy on the Apple Discussion... 1,107 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, I found one guy on the Apple Discussion boards that had run the 2220 in a G4 tower successfully, which gave me hope as long as the power supply held out. Since it's designed to run 2x DVD...
Posted by bighead, on Jul 20, 2009 at 01:19 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I think I'll be going the route of a Highpoint... 1,107 Views / 8 Replies  
I think I'll be going the route of a Highpoint card. And, since I'm here, has anyone seen reports of the Highpoint 2220 working properly in a G4 tower? According to their website, it looks like...
Posted by bighead, on Jul 19, 2009 at 12:41 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
And I assume you're happy with the Highpoint? ... 1,107 Views / 8 Replies  
And I assume you're happy with the Highpoint? And, being a PCI Express G5, this was on a dual-core G5 tower?
Posted by bighead, on Jul 18, 2009 at 12:08 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
And as a follow-up, I've also found several PCI... 1,107 Views / 8 Replies  
And as a follow-up, I've also found several PCI SATA cards based on the Silicon Image 3124 chipset around the intarwebs that are MUCH more affordable than the previously discussed cards, though the...
Posted by bighead, on Jul 17, 2009 at 04:50 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
MDD G4 RAID: Highpoint or Seritek PCI card? 1,107 Views / 8 Replies  
I'm looking to cram a load of SATA drives into my old G4 tower, and need a 4-port all-internal SATA PCI card, and it looks like only two fit the bill for my particular Mac (2003 MDD DP 1.25 GHz)
...
Posted by bighead, on Jul 17, 2009 at 04:11 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Also have for sale: (2) 160 GB FireWire 400... 523 Views / 2 Replies  
Also have for sale:

(2) 160 GB FireWire 400 & USB 2.0 Portable Drives in MacAlly Enclosures, $65 each (shipped)
These drives are both 160 GB in the MacAlly PHR-250CC FireWire & USB 2.0 drive...
Posted by bighead, on Feb 20, 2009 at 03:05 PM, in Marketplace
Cleaned up the previous post, and adding these... 523 Views / 2 Replies  
Cleaned up the previous post, and adding these items to the mix for sale:

(1) H2O Audio iFR Sport Combo iPhone 2G NIB, $30 (shipped)
This case is meant for using your original iPhone 2G outdoors,...
Posted by bighead, on Feb 18, 2009 at 03:20 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Miscellaneous RAM, HDs & enclosures, Bluetooth modules, more! 523 Views / 2 Replies  
(1) Pair of 512 MB Nanya PC2-5300 SO-DIMM, $15 (shipped)
Pulled from a new MacBook, these are original Apple OEM memory sticks that will work properly in any MacBook or MacBook Pro released until...
Posted by bighead, on Jan 24, 2009 at 02:15 PM, in Marketplace
The 45W for the Dual USB iBook was the smaller... 400 Views / 7 Replies  
The 45W for the Dual USB iBook was the smaller plug from the TiBooks used through the Aluminum PowerBooks.

The 45W adapter for the Clamshell iBook is the same as used in the PowerBook Duo, 3400,...
Posted by bighead, on Dec 11, 2008 at 10:24 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 17" 2.0 GHz Intel Core2 Duo iMac SuperDrive, 4GB RAM, 640GB HD 361 Views / 0 Replies  
I got this iMac open-box (no-box, actually) in April, but don't need it anymore.

It's got AppleCare on it through April 8, 2011 which means you are covered for a long, long time.

I upgraded the...
Posted by bighead, on Aug 16, 2008 at 04:34 PM, in Marketplace
True. I was a little groggy last night. :) ... 399 Views / 5 Replies  
True. I was a little groggy last night. :)

The cards are all AGP 2x/4x/8x except the Radeon 9800 which is 4x/8x (and also needs a molex power connection for use). I've not tested S-video, but...
Posted by bighead, on Jul 19, 2008 at 11:01 AM, in Marketplace
I still have the one 9700 available, and I now... 399 Views / 5 Replies  
I still have the one 9700 available, and I now have (3) 9700 Pro and (1) 9800 Pro available.

Here's the 9700:
http://primewave.net/ebay/9700front.jpg
http://primewave.net/ebay/9700back.jpg
...
Posted by bighead, on Jul 19, 2008 at 03:26 AM, in Marketplace
One sold, one available! 399 Views / 5 Replies  
One sold, one available!
Posted by bighead, on Jul 16, 2008 at 01:29 PM, in Marketplace
I don't have any parts for you, but here is a... 283 Views / 3 Replies  
I don't have any parts for you, but here is a suggestion for a drive:

http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Western%20Digital/WD1200BEVE/

And if your TiBook will run leopard:
...
Posted by bighead, on Jul 9, 2008 at 10:43 PM, in Marketplace
Sold! Thanks for the interest! 512 Views / 4 Replies  
Sold! Thanks for the interest!
Posted by bighead, on Jul 9, 2008 at 10:40 PM, in Marketplace
Last bump on this guy. It is still available,... 512 Views / 4 Replies  
Last bump on this guy. It is still available, and I'm willing to ship outside of the US for whatever the additional shipping cost is. You'll be responsible for any import tax, duties, fees, etc...
Posted by bighead, on Jul 9, 2008 at 01:25 PM, in Marketplace
cleaning 399 Views / 5 Replies  
cleaning
Posted by bighead, on Jul 9, 2008 at 01:55 AM, in Marketplace
FS: (2) Sapphire Radeon 9700 128MB video cards, modified & flashed for Mac 399 Views / 5 Replies  
cleaning
Posted by bighead, on Jul 8, 2008 at 12:54 PM, in Marketplace
Looking for a sale only, no trades please. ... 512 Views / 4 Replies  
Looking for a sale only, no trades please. Thanks!
Posted by bighead, on Jun 13, 2008 at 09:49 PM, in Marketplace
FS: iMac 17" Intel Core Duo 1.83 w/ 1.5GB RAM, 500GB HD w/ AppleCare 512 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm consolidating hardware, and this guy has to go. :(

This iMac is a 1.83 GHz Core Duo SuperDrive model, specs available below. I upgraded the RAM from 512 to 1.5GB and the hard disk to 500GB...
Posted by bighead, on Jun 13, 2008 at 01:57 AM, in Marketplace
All sold. Thanks! 329 Views / 1 Replies  
All sold. Thanks!
Posted by bighead, on Apr 8, 2008 at 07:11 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Almost new 4x1GB Crucial PC3200 DIMMs 329 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got (4) 1GB DIMMs that were briefly used in a Dual 2.7GHz G5 tower. They are Crucial-branded Micron-fabbed sticks. They were tested this morning and all 4 passed Apple Service Diagnostic.
...
Posted by bighead, on Apr 7, 2008 at 11:39 PM, in Marketplace
Last bump for the last two items. Also, a... 848 Views / 5 Replies  
Last bump for the last two items.

Also, a few items for auction:
Toshiba PCX2600 Cable modem (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=150229473382)
Motorola SB5120 Cable modem...
Posted by bighead, on Mar 25, 2008 at 04:12 AM, in Marketplace
Posted OS X and video card for auction on eBay.... 848 Views / 5 Replies  
Posted OS X and video card for auction on eBay. Happy bidding!

Please PM with any questions about the other items. Thanks!
Posted by bighead, on Feb 13, 2008 at 01:35 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Cable modems, HD enclosure, Radeon 9600, 10/100 NICs, PBG4 Restore Discs, etc. 848 Views / 5 Replies  
PowerBook G4 15"/17" Dual Layer SuperDrive Master Discs and Printed Material ($30 shipped)
The machine is dead, and these are the master discs for it. You MUST own the 15" or 17" Dual Layer SD...
Posted by bighead, on Feb 8, 2008 at 04:38 PM, in Marketplace
Sold. Thanks for the interest! Also, the... 465 Views / 4 Replies  
Sold. Thanks for the interest!

Also, the Samsung drives only have a one year warranty, for those not familiar with their products.
Posted by bighead, on Jan 17, 2008 at 11:38 PM, in Marketplace
The MacAlly 2.5" enclosure (the one that's $35... 1,386 Views / 16 Replies  
The MacAlly 2.5" enclosure (the one that's $35 from NewEgg) is THE BEST DEAL in 2.5" FW400 enclosures, hands down. There is not an equivalent in terms of 2.5" FW800 enclosures, which is a shame.
...
Posted by bighead, on Jan 15, 2008 at 12:01 PM, in Mac Notebooks
FS: New PowerBook G3 Lombard/Pismo Feet (Strips of 5) 278 Views / 0 Replies  
http://primewave.net/ebay/pbg3feet.jpg

$15 gets you ONE strip of FIVE feet. They are brand new, and in completely unused condition. Cheaper than any place else I've seen online. Five strips...
Posted by bighead, on Jan 12, 2008 at 10:46 PM, in Marketplace
My apologies, $135 shipped, not $150. (No... 465 Views / 4 Replies  
My apologies, $135 shipped, not $150.

(No sales tax and drive is thoroughly tested)
Posted by bighead, on Jan 12, 2008 at 10:15 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 250GB Western Digital WD2500BEVS 2.5" SATA - $150 shipped 465 Views / 4 Replies  
This drive was replaced by a 320GB drive in my MacBook Pro, and was in use for less than two months. Drive has been 7-way erased under OS X and has warranty until October 2010.

$150 includes DHL...
Posted by bighead, on Jan 12, 2008 at 10:13 PM, in Marketplace
Lowering to $65 shipped (each) for those... 305 Views / 2 Replies  
Lowering to $65 shipped (each) for those interested
Posted by bighead, on Jan 11, 2008 at 05:52 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Two Brenthaven 15" Portable Pro Bags ($75 each shipped) 305 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got two Brenthaven 15" Pro bags for sale, both in good condition. No tears, funny smells, or other nuisances.

Bag #1: Originally for the 15" Titanium, has removable sleeve that also fits 15"...
Posted by bighead, on Jan 10, 2008 at 06:27 PM, in Marketplace
$125 with DHL ground shipping. 393 Views / 1 Replies  
$125 with DHL ground shipping.
Posted by bighead, on Jan 8, 2008 at 10:52 AM, in Marketplace
FS: Radeon 9600 Pro Mac/PC Edition 256MB AGP Card - $150 shipped 393 Views / 1 Replies  
I've had this card in my MDD G4 tower for a little while, but found that with my MacBook Pro, I'm only doing video-heavy stuff on it. I'm sure that someone wanting to use Aperture or another Core...
Posted by bighead, on Jan 6, 2008 at 11:29 AM, in Marketplace
WTB: Apple CRT Discharge Tool (p/n: 076-0381) 662 Views / 0 Replies  
You know what it is if you have it. PM me if you don't need it anymore.

Thanks!
Posted by bighead, on Dec 8, 2007 at 08:44 PM, in Marketplace
FS: (5) PowerBook 15" Aluminum Batteries, $60-$90 225 Views / 0 Replies  
I have (5) PowerBook G4 15" Aluminum batteries that I no longer need, since I now have a MacBook Pro. They are all running at well over two hours of charge, and work very well. Here they are in order...
Posted by bighead, on Oct 13, 2007 at 12:13 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 15" AlBook batteries, 500GB SATA HD, Ethernet cards, iMac AirPort adapter, etc. 311 Views / 0 Replies  
(2) PowerBook G4 15" Aluminium Batteries ($65 each plus $10 shipping each, $13 shipping total if buying together)
Both are good, working batteries for the 15" Aluminum PowerBook. One has 143 cycles...
Posted by bighead, on Sep 28, 2007 at 03:45 PM, in Marketplace
I read through the reviews, and it looks fast,... 507 Views / 7 Replies  
I read through the reviews, and it looks fast, but maybe 2x the file size?

I suppose it might just be asking for too much: fast encode times and small filesizes with nice software.
Posted by bighead, on Sep 21, 2007 at 12:24 AM, in Applications
Convert, not just play. 507 Views / 7 Replies  
Convert, not just play.
Posted by bighead, on Sep 20, 2007 at 11:27 PM, in Applications
Well, as is typical, I think I've answered my own... 507 Views / 7 Replies  
Well, as is typical, I think I've answered my own question.

VisualHub seems to work QUITE well on my PowerBook, by relative standards. On maxiumum quality, it looks to be taking ~4h for a 20...
Posted by bighead, on Sep 20, 2007 at 11:25 PM, in Applications
Converting Matroska h.264 video faster than .05x real time 507 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm looking for something that will let me convert 720p-resolution Matroska H.264 video down to iPod res without taking 4-6 hours for a 20-minute file. I tried Perian and ViddyUp, which functioned...
Posted by bighead, on Sep 20, 2007 at 11:04 PM, in Applications
Bumping up, but also added an iPod video and a... 435 Views / 4 Replies  
Bumping up, but also added an iPod video and a SATA hard disk.

My car is a little iffy, so shipping items may be delayed until Monday, but I will make every effort to get items out before then if...
Posted by bighead, on Sep 14, 2007 at 05:09 PM, in Marketplace
FS: iPod Video, SATA hard drive, ethernet cards, combo drive, bluetooth modules, etc. 435 Views / 4 Replies  
done
Posted by bighead, on Sep 10, 2007 at 11:39 PM, in Marketplace
It's likely that only the TiBook boards with IR... 279 Views / 2 Replies  
It's likely that only the TiBook boards with IR and VGA would work, hence the 400-667 boards. The ones with DVI definitely won't work, but any of the ones with VGA _should_ work. YMMV, tho.
Posted by bighead, on Jul 10, 2007 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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