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Redefined and Snow-White iBook Clamshell Tangerine 532 Views / 1 Replies  
I've just finished two iBook Clamshell case mods and wondered why Apple didn't think about a decent color upgrade for the Tangerine iBook back in 2000.

Here is my redefined version...
Posted by bund, on Jun 20, 2012 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Notebooks
After adding up the long to-do-list for the G4... 11,322 Views / 28 Replies  
After adding up the long to-do-list for the G4 logicboard to Clamshell project i've ended up just in placing a 1024x768 display in the old iBook...
Posted by bund, on May 24, 2012 at 10:52 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Thanks, shifuimam. I decided to run some... 11,322 Views / 28 Replies  
Thanks, shifuimam.

I decided to run some tests for two weeks with the "new" board in the "old" Clamshell to see if there is a general heat problem - otherwise it will not make sense to go on....
Posted by bund, on Oct 29, 2009 at 04:41 AM, in Hardware Hacking
A long journey begins with the first step...... ... 11,322 Views / 28 Replies  
A long journey begins with the first step......

My Clamshell upgrade project:

iBook G4 800MHZ logicboard (32MB VRAM) 1024x768 screen.
- no GHZ board a tribute to the heat problem -

Phase 1:...
Posted by bund, on Oct 28, 2009 at 05:19 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Give me 5 ! 2,248 Views / 8 Replies  
You can combine the different housing parts of the five original colors: Blueberry, Tangerine, Key lime, Graphite and Indigo and build a multicolored Clamshell.
The only thing that differs is the...
Posted by bund, on Sep 6, 2007 at 11:00 AM, in Hardware Hacking
I remember that the white G3 iBook CDROM drive is... 820 Views / 15 Replies  
I remember that the white G3 iBook CDROM drive is configured as SLAVE (it uses the same cable as the HD) but your Clamshell needs a drive that is MASTER, so it won't work.

Take a look at your OSX...
Posted by bund, on Mar 31, 2007 at 03:59 PM, in Mac OS X
When booting into Open firmware does it show any... 820 Views / 15 Replies  
When booting into Open firmware does it show any message which will help us analysing your problem ?

For example: When you see a default catch=XXXX XXXXX error message it it possible that you RAM...
Posted by bund, on Mar 31, 2007 at 01:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Hi gooser, that's my website - sorry for the... 105,877 Views / 421 Replies  
Hi gooser, that's my website - sorry for the german language :)

I just listed the Apple part numbers of three different Clamshell display cables from IBM/LG/Samsung

LCD Cable - IBM, Apple...
Posted by bund, on Feb 16, 2007 at 09:36 AM, in Hardware Hacking
we've got mail from the "scrreen spanning doctor" 105,877 Views / 421 Replies  
Unfortunately the author of the screen spanning doctor didn't actually solve our problem, but has some hints for us
Posted by bund, on Feb 7, 2007 at 11:57 AM, in Hardware Hacking
OK. I've written in email to the author of screen... 105,877 Views / 421 Replies  
OK. I've written in email to the author of screen spanning doctor to give us some hints concerning this problem. I will come back to you when an answer comes in...

edit:
@shifuiman: you were a...
Posted by bund, on Jan 28, 2007 at 10:37 AM, in Hardware Hacking
There is an interesting Apple Developer Note,... 105,877 Views / 421 Replies  
There is an interesting Apple Developer Note, Technical Note TN1167 (http://developer.apple.com/technotes/tn/tn1167.html#Downloads)
which tells us about the communication between Open Firmware and...
Posted by bund, on Jan 28, 2007 at 09:09 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Read the following article: MacMod.com - Your... 384 Views / 1 Replies  
Read the following article:
MacMod.com - Your Mac Modification HQ - FrankenBerry iBook (case, light, hard drive mods & upclock) (http://www.macmod.com/content/view/351/)
Posted by bund, on Jan 11, 2007 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, this was my second thought. I believe that... 1,555 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, this was my second thought. I believe that onboard memory is a bank of 4 chips (i located it on a defective 300MHZ logicboard) but there are no pin numbers written down.

My hope was that...
Posted by bund, on Dec 17, 2006 at 06:25 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Clamshell iBook-disable soldered memory via firmware ? 1,555 Views / 3 Replies  
I have Clamshell iBook with a 466Mhz Logicboard. Apple hardware test reports a memory error while there is no RAM in the DIMM1 slot, so the 64MB chip soldered to the logicboard must be faulty....
Posted by bund, on Dec 3, 2006 at 04:59 PM, in Hardware Hacking
Here is a drive Compatibility database... 105,877 Views / 421 Replies  
Here is a drive Compatibility database (http://forums.xlr8yourmac.com/drivedb/search.drivedb.lasso)....
Posted by bund, on Aug 30, 2006 at 02:02 PM, in Hardware Hacking
You can use Pacifist... 105,877 Views / 421 Replies  
You can use Pacifist (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/12743) to install the apple DVD Player from your Installer CD/DVD.
The Apple DVD player won't work with the 300MHZ or 366MHZ...
Posted by bund, on Aug 28, 2006 at 11:56 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Overclocking is possible. See related article (in... 2,660 Views / 8 Replies  
Overclocking is possible. See related article (in french)
http://www.powerbook-fr.com/ibook/bricolage/overclock_ibook_article11.html
Posted by bund, on Jul 15, 2006 at 10:17 AM, in Hardware Hacking
1. Clean the cd drive with a lens cleaner cd. ... 558 Views / 3 Replies  
1. Clean the cd drive with a lens cleaner cd.
2. Installing options for osX10.3: add the x11 system (I had problems installing panther on my 300MHZ clamshell too, choosing the optional x11 package...
Posted by bund, on Jul 4, 2006 at 12:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
No problem. You may use an original dvd drive... 433 Views / 1 Replies  
No problem. You may use an original dvd drive from a 466MHZ clamshell or
try other dvd drives (you have to solve the problem with the platic bezel)
http://www.macmod.com/content/view/604/
Posted by bund, on Jul 4, 2006 at 11:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
 
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