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I always use Carbon Copy Cloner, both to transfer... 1,139 Views / 9 Replies  
I always use Carbon Copy Cloner, both to transfer my OS to another drive, and to make bootable backups on FW drives. It works like a charm, and it's free.
Posted by dave49er, on Mar 5, 2008 at 09:40 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I replaced the stock ATI 2600 with the 8800... 2,660 Views / 10 Replies  
I replaced the stock ATI 2600 with the 8800 yesterday, and I can't hear any difference at all.
Posted by dave49er, on Mar 5, 2008 at 09:38 PM, in Hardware Hacking
GigaDesigns Dual G4 1.33GHz for MDD, $499 994 Views / 1 Replies  
MDD (Mirrored Drive Doors) 2002 & 2003 and FW800 (FireWire 800) Models.
* Compatible with Mac OS 9.2.2 and OS X Version 10.2 and Higher
* 3 Year Limited Warranty
* Powered by Two Freescale...
Posted by dave49er, on Jun 26, 2006 at 07:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
What model is it? Sawtooth, Gigabit Ethernet? ... 678 Views / 7 Replies  
What model is it? Sawtooth, Gigabit Ethernet? You should be able to pick up a Rage 128 Pro 16MB with AGP pretty cheaply, say $25 or less.
Posted by dave49er, on Jun 5, 2006 at 06:42 PM, in Mac Desktops
Upgrading a Dual 867 to a Dual 800? 846 Views / 9 Replies  
Upgrading a Dual 867 to a Dual 800?
Posted by dave49er, on Jun 5, 2006 at 06:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have a complete working GigE machine that I can... 350 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a complete working GigE machine that I can get rid of. It currently has 512MB RAM, a 20GB HD, DVD-ROM & Zip drives, stock video (ADC & VGA), G4-400 or G4-500 (one's in the GigE, the other in...
Posted by dave49er, on May 3, 2006 at 07:10 PM, in Marketplace
I have two high density sticks that worked... 1,819 Views / 11 Replies  
I have two high density sticks that worked incorrectly in a Sawtooth but perfectly in a GigE. The first was a 256MB stick that registered as 128 MB in the Sawtooth, and also in a B&W, but no...
Posted by dave49er, on Mar 23, 2006 at 08:20 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I had a similar problem with a GigE that I got... 957 Views / 14 Replies  
I had a similar problem with a GigE that I got for $25 knowing there was a problem with the CPU, logic board, or power supply. It was the logic board.
Posted by dave49er, on Mar 8, 2006 at 07:05 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: I just recently sold a B&W G3 for $80 with your... 958 Views / 15 Replies  
I just recently sold a B&W G3 for $80 with your specs, except a 13GB HD. Tiger actually ran on it, but a bit slow. When I had 640MB or more in it, Tiger ran fine. It's not a game machine, but...
Posted by dave49er, on Feb 6, 2006 at 07:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
This Buslink card contains the NEC USB 2.0... 1,424 Views / 14 Replies  
This Buslink card contains the NEC USB 2.0 chipset, the same as Adaptec USBConnect2 cards, and Buslink tech support confirms that it works in a Mac.
...
Posted by dave49er, on Dec 27, 2005 at 08:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
You're welcome. I'm glad that everything is now... 593 Views / 5 Replies  
You're welcome. I'm glad that everything is now OK with your machine.
Posted by dave49er, on Dec 21, 2005 at 08:06 PM, in Mac Desktops
Download the Combo Update, repair permissions,... 593 Views / 5 Replies  
Download the Combo Update, repair permissions, restart, apply Combo Update, restart, repair permissions.
Posted by dave49er, on Dec 20, 2005 at 09:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
I, and a few others I know, had the exact same... 645 Views / 4 Replies  
I, and a few others I know, had the exact same problem, but with B&W G3s. The answer was to repair permissions, download ComboUpdate, restart, repair permissions, restart, but these were all B&W G3...
Posted by dave49er, on Dec 16, 2005 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
I got a Sonnet 1.2GHz for a Sawtooth. It's a... 1,368 Views / 13 Replies  
I got a Sonnet 1.2GHz for a Sawtooth. It's a really nice upgrade.

But remember, this thread is about upgrading a Mirror Drive Door G4, the last desktop tower G4 that Apple made. There was only...
Posted by dave49er, on Dec 1, 2005 at 07:01 PM, in Mac Desktops
http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/archives/feb05/021605.h... 1,368 Views / 13 Replies  
http://www.xlr8yourmac.com/archives/feb05/021605.html

http://www.buygiganow.com/mdd.html

It's confusing. According to that link in the first message, you can buy them. Other sites (MacGurus...
Posted by dave49er, on Nov 29, 2005 at 09:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Has anyone bought one of these, or have any... 1,368 Views / 13 Replies  
Has anyone bought one of these, or have any information on them? IIRC, they came out in late 2004, but were discontinued because of compatibility problems.
Are they really selling them again?
If...
Posted by dave49er, on Nov 29, 2005 at 08:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
You did too. Not too long ago what you paid... 1,490 Views / 24 Replies  
You did too. Not too long ago what you paid wouldn't get you a good B&W G3.

The Sonnet ATA133 card goes for about $60-75, and the 8500s I've seen on eBay are $85 + shipping (you're probably...
Posted by dave49er, on Nov 17, 2005 at 06:20 PM, in Mac Desktops
I got a Sawtooth local for $240 with 1GB RAM,... 1,490 Views / 24 Replies  
I got a Sawtooth local for $240 with 1GB RAM, Radeon 8500 64MB video, Sonnet ATA133 card with ATA133 Maxtor 120GB & 40GB drives, and an 8X DVD+-RW. Popped a Sonnet 1.2GHz CPU in it for about $235. ...
Posted by dave49er, on Nov 17, 2005 at 05:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have an OWC G4/500 ZIF with the jumper block... 1,005 Views / 23 Replies  
I have an OWC G4/500 ZIF with the jumper block and a Radeon 7000 64MB video card if you're interested. You can PM me.
Posted by dave49er, on Nov 16, 2005 at 08:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Updating to 10.4.3 using System Update is killing... 960 Views / 8 Replies  
Updating to 10.4.3 using System Update is killing FireWire ports. You need to download the 10.4.3ComboUpdate from Apple, install it, and restart. More info:
...
Posted by dave49er, on Nov 10, 2005 at 09:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have that one also for my main Mac and Windows... 577 Views / 6 Replies  
I have that one also for my main Mac and Windows boxes. Looking to get another one for my backup systems.
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 18, 2005 at 05:16 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I noticed someone mentioned the Sonnet ATA card. ... 784 Views / 10 Replies  
I noticed someone mentioned the Sonnet ATA card. That may not work for you. From what I've heard (and by physical comparison) they appear to be rebadged Promise cards and only support hard drives. ...
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 16, 2005 at 05:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
Put it in last night. It kicks some major ass. ... 1,301 Views / 9 Replies  
Put it in last night. It kicks some major ass. I'm not sure which is faster, it or my MDD Dual 867.
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 8, 2005 at 03:56 PM, in Hardware Hacking
ATA 66, 100, or 133 will work, you just won't get... 428 Views / 2 Replies  
ATA 66, 100, or 133 will work, you just won't get the full speed as you're limited by the controller. Most likely you'll hit the 128GB limitation, so if you get anything up to 120GB you'll probably...
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 7, 2005 at 05:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have 3 160GB drives in mine running off the... 894 Views / 10 Replies  
I have 3 160GB drives in mine running off the mobo IDE ports. It sees 160GB on each drive.
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 4, 2005 at 06:12 PM, in Mac Desktops
The second part of the "Y" is if you had to pull... 555 Views / 1 Replies  
The second part of the "Y" is if you had to pull power off another device such as a hard drive or cd-rom in order to power your video card. If you had extra power connectors and didn't have to...
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 4, 2005 at 06:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
What brand is the KVM? 933 Views / 12 Replies  
What brand is the KVM?
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 3, 2005 at 05:27 PM, in Marketplace
BTW, I'm normally running around 48, 50-51 when... 3,110 Views / 52 Replies  
BTW, I'm normally running around 48, 50-51 when it's real warm in the room. It only goes up to 58 when I have both CPUs cranking around 90% + for a while.
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 3, 2005 at 05:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
What I've noticed using Temperature Monitor is... 3,110 Views / 52 Replies  
What I've noticed using Temperature Monitor is that having two drives on the ATA-100 bus is not good. The drives (both of them) run much hotter because the near one is right next to the CPU...
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 3, 2005 at 05:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
Are you running at 61 degrees with that heatsink?... 3,110 Views / 52 Replies  
Are you running at 61 degrees with that heatsink? I think the hottest mine ever got was 58.7. I use the CPU Nap trick now, along with a few HDD Cooler fans I mounted behind the main HDD bay (2...
Posted by dave49er, on Oct 2, 2005 at 11:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks. I placed my order: sku: 10339021 ... 1,301 Views / 9 Replies  
Thanks. I placed my order:

sku: 10339021
description: Sonnet Encore/ST G4 - Processor upgrade - 1 PowerPC G4 1.2 GHz - L3 2 MB
qty: 1
unit price: $209.99
item total: $209.99...
Posted by dave49er, on Sep 30, 2005 at 07:17 PM, in Hardware Hacking
I have a similar system: 2x867 MDD G4 FW800 ... 3,110 Views / 52 Replies  
I have a similar system:
2x867 MDD G4 FW800
1.25GB RAM
3x160GB HDs
NEC ND-3500 DL DVD+-RW
Radeon 9800 Pro 128MB Mac Edition

These buggers run hot. How / where did you get the Cu Heatsink...
Posted by dave49er, on Sep 30, 2005 at 06:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
TinkerTool allows you to enable the Mac OS X Menu... 1,923 Views / 5 Replies  
TinkerTool allows you to enable the Mac OS X Menu Extra to open optical disk drives. It puts a little eject icon up on the menu near the time.

http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/5721
Posted by dave49er, on Sep 30, 2005 at 05:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Sawtooth CPU Upgrade Advice 1,301 Views / 9 Replies  
I bought a Sawtooth G4 450 with 1GB RAM, Radeon 8500 64MB, Sonnet ATA-133 card with Maxtor ATA-133 40GB and 120GB drives, DVD burner and zip for $240. It is not dual CPU capable. I've found 3 CPU...
Posted by dave49er, on Sep 30, 2005 at 06:56 AM, in Hardware Hacking
There are a few nVidia or ATI video cards that... 1,961 Views / 18 Replies  
There are a few nVidia or ATI video cards that can be flashed to work in the Mac. Most have some slight functionality problems, though, such as video artifacts when coming out of sleep mode. The...
Posted by dave49er, on Sep 30, 2005 at 12:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
Have you tried changing the cable itself? 596 Views / 6 Replies  
Have you tried changing the cable itself?
Posted by dave49er, on Sep 29, 2005 at 10:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
I have an 11.6MB PDF (Apple Service Source) that... 1,127 Views / 5 Replies  
I have an 11.6MB PDF (Apple Service Source) that shows how to completely disassemble a PM G4 AGP Graphics, Gigabit Ethernet, Digital Audio, QuickSilver, QS 2002, QS 2002ED, PCI Graphics, and Server...
Posted by dave49er, on Sep 28, 2005 at 11:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
1st Gen was for Mac only. Later versions of the... 546 Views / 3 Replies  
1st Gen was for Mac only. Later versions of the iPod Software Updater allowed it to be formatted as Fat-32 so as to be used with Windows. I know this for a fact because I bought a used 1G 5GB iPod...
Posted by dave49er, on Sep 28, 2005 at 08:07 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Is this still available? 620 Views / 7 Replies  
Is this still available?
Posted by dave49er, on Dec 29, 2004 at 07:56 PM, in Marketplace
 
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