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Last offer at $1000 + free shipping. Otherwise,... 458 Views / 2 Replies  
Last offer at $1000 + free shipping. Otherwise, looks like I'll have to eBay.

Thanks,
Brian
Posted by ulmer, on Mar 12, 2005 at 09:36 AM, in Marketplace
Bump, Still available! :-) 458 Views / 2 Replies  
Bump, Still available! :-)
Posted by ulmer, on Mar 7, 2005 at 01:30 PM, in Marketplace
Sold! 384 Views / 1 Replies  
Sold, thanks!
Posted by ulmer, on Mar 3, 2005 at 09:28 PM, in Marketplace
SOLD: 15" Apple Studio Display (LCD) 384 Views / 1 Replies  
This display is in good shape with no problems. It's been sitting on my shelf for months so I figured I'd sell it.

$150 + free shipping

Email me at [email protected] if you are interested.
...
Posted by ulmer, on Mar 3, 2005 at 04:35 PM, in Marketplace
FS: Dual 1.2GHz G4 PowerMac Quicksilver 458 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm moving to a PowerBook to ease moving between work and my home office so I'm looking to sell my Powermac. It's in great shape and has given me absolutely no trouble. I'm registered as Bulmer99...
Posted by ulmer, on Mar 3, 2005 at 04:32 PM, in Marketplace
FA: 15" Alu Powerbook 1.25GHz/512MB/80GB5400rpm/ComboDrive/AE 387 Views / 0 Replies  
Ends tomorrow evening. Take a look if you're in the market!

Thanks,
Brian

Powerbook On Ebay...
Posted by ulmer, on Feb 29, 2004 at 07:22 PM, in Marketplace
I got mine in October, sent it in for white spots... 726 Views / 7 Replies  
I got mine in October, sent it in for white spots in December, and just sent it in this week for a white spot on the replacement screen that appeared a couple weeks ago. It's in the same location...
Posted by ulmer, on Feb 17, 2004 at 07:58 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Memorex 4X DVD-R's only burn at 2X in toast?!?! 343 Views / 0 Replies  
Anyone have this problem? I bought a 50 disc spindle at Best Buy and the only option under Toast 6.0.3 is 2X. Is there a trick to get this working properly? I'm using a firewire LG GSA-4040B...
Posted by ulmer, on Dec 22, 2003 at 07:42 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mine was a screen replacement with the Samsung... 1,141 Views / 12 Replies  
Mine was a screen replacement with the Samsung screen under regular 1 year warranty. I don't have the additional 3 yr applecare. I'll report back if the spots come back!

-Brian
Posted by ulmer, on Dec 13, 2003 at 11:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Impressed with Apple service! Spots gone... 1,141 Views / 12 Replies  
I mailed my 15" Al off to get the screen replaced Wednesday and it's already back today. VA to TX to VA in two days including the repair is not to shabby. My screen is free of white spots and has...
Posted by ulmer, on Dec 12, 2003 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Hmm, I didn't use it for more than 10 minutes... 658 Views / 2 Replies  
Hmm, I didn't use it for more than 10 minutes this morning. That's too bad if the fan is going to be running all the time...

Any word on what NAP mode actually does? Does it have to do with...
Posted by ulmer, on Dec 2, 2003 at 03:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
fixed beeping/buzzing noise on 15" Al 658 Views / 2 Replies  
Others have noticed this and thought it was the hard drive making the light beeping and buzzing noises on this machine. After, getting a G5 Powermac at work. I experimented with the CHUD tools...
Posted by ulmer, on Dec 2, 2003 at 08:55 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I have the 75-300mm USM Canon lens and it works... 871 Views / 14 Replies  
I have the 75-300mm USM Canon lens and it works well for the price. I too would recommend it over the 55-200. Sigma also make a pretty decent 70-300 lens. Autofocus is slower but lens quality is...
Posted by ulmer, on Nov 22, 2003 at 09:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I have the Belkin mouse and it works very well. ... 884 Views / 7 Replies  
I have the Belkin mouse and it works very well. It's nice to not have to deal with the cord and I can also use the bluetooth keyboard and hook the 15" up to an external monitor and it's as easy to...
Posted by ulmer, on Nov 22, 2003 at 09:00 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I ordered from MacMall and got mine two Fridays... 1,744 Views / 24 Replies  
I ordered from MacMall and got mine two Fridays ago. Hope your's show up soon!

I originally couldn't get the mouse to work with my 15" Albook and 10.3 but figured it out. You might need to...
Posted by ulmer, on Nov 10, 2003 at 08:28 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just noticed two white spots on my 15". I've... 998 Views / 8 Replies  
I just noticed two white spots on my 15". I've had it for over a month now. Going to wait until it seems there's a sure solution before sending it in...
Posted by ulmer, on Nov 4, 2003 at 07:51 PM, in Mac Notebooks
They both get great reviews. I've used the s400... 545 Views / 4 Replies  
They both get great reviews. I've used the s400 and it's size is great and it does a wonderful job with picture quality.

The A80 should give similar results with the advantage of more manual...
Posted by ulmer, on Nov 2, 2003 at 08:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
My 15" Ti with Jaguar and Panther and DVI to VGA... 691 Views / 4 Replies  
My 15" Ti with Jaguar and Panther and DVI to VGA hooked up to a 21" FD Trinitron looked great at 1600x1200.

My 15" Al with Panther and DVI to VGA hooked up to the same monitor gives me fuzzy text...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 30, 2003 at 09:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thank you! The mouse seems to work well. The... 1,455 Views / 9 Replies  
Thank you! The mouse seems to work well. The buttons all show up as choices for expose functions, the back button and scroll works, etc. Mouse pointer tracking is decent with maybe just a slight...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 30, 2003 at 09:15 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Woohoo!!! I got it! This is odd but here's... 1,455 Views / 9 Replies  
Woohoo!!! I got it!

This is odd but here's the way to set the Belkin bluetooth mouse up. Automatic pairing with your computer doesn't work so this is the deal:

-Click on the bluetooth icon and...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 30, 2003 at 07:52 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I called Belkin tech support and they said it's... 1,455 Views / 9 Replies  
I called Belkin tech support and they said it's tested to work with 10.2 but not 10.3. He said try it on a 10.2 machine to make sure it isn't faulty. We'll, I tried it on a 10.2.8 Powermac G3 with...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 30, 2003 at 07:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The connect button makes the mouse temporarily... 1,455 Views / 9 Replies  
The connect button makes the mouse temporarily discoverable for a minute or so. If you don't hit the button before setting it up the computer won't know it's there.

I found a MS BT mouse install...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 30, 2003 at 03:20 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Just got Belkin BT Mouse: Update, got it to work... 1,455 Views / 9 Replies  
I set up the Apple bluetooth keyboard last week and it works fine. I try to pair the Belkin bluetooth mouse but it's not working. You have to hit the "connect" button on the bottom of the mouse to...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 30, 2003 at 02:36 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
The Canon A70 and A80 are excellent with the... 1,086 Views / 16 Replies  
The Canon A70 and A80 are excellent with the ability to manually control most functions. The S400 and SD10 are great for their size and still take excellent pictures but don't allow for much in the...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 23, 2003 at 01:10 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Mine also makes beeping noises the whole time... 1,338 Views / 16 Replies  
Mine also makes beeping noises the whole time it's running. I have the 80 GB 5400 RPM. Is everyone getting this? It's just loud enough to be bothersome...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 20, 2003 at 09:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm not sure if you're running off battery or if... 845 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm not sure if you're running off battery or if you have it plugged in but here's what I've noticed. If you have the power management set to reduced processor power, it doesn't get too hot on the...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 9, 2003 at 07:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Tried a 19" FD Trinitron CRT at work and it... 965 Views / 10 Replies  
Tried a 19" FD Trinitron CRT at work and it looked better at 1600X1200 than the 21". It was equivalent to the 17" LCD in quality.

Tried the 21" again with the same poor result. Maybe my 21"...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 8, 2003 at 05:23 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, it looks better on my 17" Samsung LCD. It... 965 Views / 10 Replies  
Well, it looks better on my 17" Samsung LCD. It uses an analog input, not DVI. There is a small amount of ghosting but nowhere near what I was getting on the CRT. I'll try a different CRT tomorrow...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 7, 2003 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I'm using the CRT as a lone monitor with the... 965 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm using the CRT as a lone monitor with the powerbook closed. I haven't tried mirroring or spanning yet. I'm going to try it spanned on my 17" LCD tonight at home.
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 7, 2003 at 04:54 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Just got my Timbuk2 Commute today and it's great!... 523,495 Views / 1,153 Replies  
Just got my Timbuk2 Commute today and it's great! Will be much easier to carry than the 15" Brenthaven model Apple sells that I've been using for the last year.

It's got tons of accessory...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 7, 2003 at 01:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
15" Al on external CRT looks bad!?!? 965 Views / 10 Replies  
I used to hook up my 1 ghz Ti to a 21" FD Trinitron monitor at work and it looked pretty sharp. I just tried the new Al 15" today and it looks very blurry, like a very small ghosting effect. I've...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 7, 2003 at 01:19 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered it with 2 day and it shipped overnight,... 607 Views / 5 Replies  
I ordered it with 2 day and it shipped overnight, clearing customs Friday so overnight meant today. If you have a waybill number in your invoice email that's what you want to track. That will...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 6, 2003 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Out for delivery! 607 Views / 5 Replies  
Woohoo! My 15" Al 1.25 should be here today. Just talked to Airborne. The tracking number still doesn't work but it shipped last Wednesday and cleared customs Friday. Not too bad I suppose.
...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 6, 2003 at 09:54 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Great, that's actually a little less than the Ti... 480 Views / 2 Replies  
Great, that's actually a little less than the Ti in both directions. It'll work. Thanks!!
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 4, 2003 at 06:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Odd 15" Al powerbook measurement request :-) 480 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm trying to find out if the Al 15" is going to fit on my laptop stand. The Ti 15" is pretty close to being too big currently. I can't find a picture of the bottom anywhere I've looked.

So, if...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 4, 2003 at 02:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's actually a known problem/feature of the 65W... 552 Views / 4 Replies  
It's actually a known problem/feature of the 65W AC adapter that come with your laptop. Apparently it shuts off because of over-voltage or ground noise. I was getting the same thing at my apartment...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 3, 2003 at 10:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry if this is a dumb questions but, are you... 1,136 Views / 19 Replies  
Sorry if this is a dumb questions but, are you running on battery? If you have reduced processor power savings on that could explain it...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 3, 2003 at 10:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
15" AlBook batt life improved with new 10.2.8? 523 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm curious to find out if people are seeing longer battery life estimates and/or actual battery life after going from the shipped 10.2.7 to today's 10.2.8 rev 2.

I suppose it's possible that the...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 3, 2003 at 06:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I got my shipping notice 509 Views / 5 Replies  
My notice came this morning and the same thing...recycled tracking number. It'll be a day or so until it reflects your shipment info and probably 3-4 days until it clears customs and actually starts...
Posted by ulmer, on Oct 1, 2003 at 10:42 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My 15" 1.25/combo/5400 was ordered on 9/19,... 28,304 Views / 513 Replies  
My 15" 1.25/combo/5400 was ordered on 9/19, originally supposed to ship 9/26, now on or before 10/3. I'm hoping is goes out in the next day or two but it looks like it won't be here until next week...
Posted by ulmer, on Sep 29, 2003 at 04:12 PM, in Mac Notebooks
You may want to check out these benchmarks before... 1,826 Views / 26 Replies  
You may want to check out these benchmarks before making a decision. I don't know which would be better a year down the road but it seems the dual 1.25 is going to be faster for most applications.
...
Posted by ulmer, on Sep 25, 2003 at 11:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
FA: Apple 20-Inch Cinema Display 329 Views / 0 Replies  
For sale on eBay. :-)

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=25448&item=2755363955
Posted by ulmer, on Sep 23, 2003 at 08:03 PM, in Marketplace
FA: Power Mac G4 1.2ghz 512MB 60GB GF4MX 316 Views / 0 Replies  
This machine is up on eBay. I was seduced by the 15" AlBook. :-D

Power Mac G4 on eBay (http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2755361558&category=51035&rd=1)
Posted by ulmer, on Sep 23, 2003 at 08:01 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks for the info. I was afraid they might be... 673 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks for the info. I was afraid they might be waiting for the 5400 rpm drives. Glad to see they are shipping some!
Posted by ulmer, on Sep 23, 2003 at 04:32 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Have any 5400rpm 15" AlBooks shipped? 673 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks!

-Brian
Posted by ulmer, on Sep 23, 2003 at 03:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mine works great! 974 Views / 12 Replies  
I've been using one for a year and have never had a problem. 1 Ghz TiBook, 10.2.6 and 10.3
Posted by ulmer, on Sep 23, 2003 at 02:05 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New 15" Superdrive - 16x or 8x CD-R? 571 Views / 2 Replies  
The tech specs online say 16x. The developers doc says 8x. 8x would be just sad...especially since it'll do 2x DVD-R now. Can anyone with a new one verify what it'll really do?

Thanks,
Brian
Posted by ulmer, on Sep 18, 2003 at 03:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Re: Firmware patch for the Matshita UJ-815 drive!!!! 12,118 Views / 138 Replies  
I tried it too and burned a CD in iTunes at 16X! Haven't tried DVD-R or RW but it spit out the DVD-RAM 4.7G I tried. :-(
Posted by ulmer, on Aug 12, 2003 at 09:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
This is actually reconditioned. Not that it... 1,254 Views / 16 Replies  
This is actually reconditioned. Not that it isn't a good deal...but if you had your heart set on a new one, wouldn't want anyone to be surprised.
Posted by ulmer, on Jul 25, 2003 at 05:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
The G4 motherboards that support ADC have a... 569 Views / 4 Replies  
The G4 motherboards that support ADC have a 25-28V power connection at the end of the AGP slot closer to the back of the machine. The graphics card itself has a little connector just behind the AGP...
Posted by ulmer, on Jul 22, 2003 at 01:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
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