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PB 15" PRAM questions 267 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello all,
got a great deal on a basic bob 15" aluminium 1ghz powerbook, (60gb, 256ram, combo, wifi, original box, discs, cables, etc).
Currently no battery as it is on recall from apple and the...
Posted by spork, on Sep 5, 2007 at 08:32 AM, in Mac Notebooks
adium contacts 871 Views / 5 Replies  
Hey everyone,
thanks for the tips. After posting I thought of the monitor resize, but it didn't work.
Eventually, dumping the plist worked, although I reinstalled Adium instead of just...
Posted by spork, on Mar 9, 2007 at 05:30 PM, in Applications
I lost my Adium list from the desktop. Help. 871 Views / 5 Replies  
using an G4 1.2g 12" ibook with an external monitor until the intel machine arrives next week. my list of adium users, which normally sits in the lower corner of my laptop screen got moved off the...
Posted by spork, on Mar 9, 2007 at 11:56 AM, in Applications
Count me in 23,909 Views / 476 Replies  
Since a Intel tower is both overkill and out of my price range, I will most likely end up with a reburb or used duo core Powermac G5 in the 1500 USD range.

If available, I would prefer to buy a...
Posted by spork, on Aug 14, 2006 at 09:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
My Ge DP 500 had similar problems as yours and it... 1,270 Views / 9 Replies  
My Ge DP 500 had similar problems as yours and it turned out to be a dead motherboard and it fried the video card when it went out.
Power supplys on ebay are around 100 bucks and installing requires...
Posted by spork, on Aug 10, 2006 at 11:51 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have an 11mb PDF file which shows breakdowns... 509 Views / 3 Replies  
I have an 11mb PDF file which shows breakdowns and troubleshooting for G4 towers up through first generation quicksilvers. It's actually very good. email for info. averageweirdo@gmail.com
Posted by spork, on May 29, 2006 at 10:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
this link from xlr8yourmac.com gives a pretty... 577 Views / 4 Replies  
this link from xlr8yourmac.com gives a pretty good idea and the process will be basically the same even on newer QS machines. The process is pretty easy. remove some screws and a few connectors.
If...
Posted by spork, on Apr 13, 2006 at 09:04 AM, in Mac Desktops
I live in Brasil and have the same problem... 857 Views / 16 Replies  
I live in Brasil and have the same problem finding drives. Installed an LG 4160, see sig, and it's great. It even reads DVD-RAM and the physical install was a snap. Patchburn allows it to work...
Posted by spork, on Apr 7, 2006 at 08:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
Hey thanks for the tip. I actually had MPEG... 1,293 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey thanks for the tip. I actually had MPEG Streamclip downloaded and installed, but didn't realize I was looking for it. The neccessary compressors and codecs are already installed because of FCP...
Posted by spork, on Apr 5, 2006 at 09:18 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Convert VOB files 1,293 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello masters.
I use FCP HD and DVDSP to make photo based DVD's for clients on a regular basis.
However, a client gave me some VIDEO_TS.VOB and VTS_01_2.VOB files from a video recorder which...
Posted by spork, on Apr 4, 2006 at 03:31 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
I do a bunch of foto based video projects in... 810 Views / 5 Replies  
I do a bunch of foto based video projects in FCProHD and DVDSP on DA in signature. Works fine although I usually export and go have a cup of coffee. The real killer is exporting the final DVD in...
Posted by spork, on Mar 27, 2006 at 07:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Wifi PCI card in DAG4 369 Views / 1 Replies  
Hello all,
anybody try this card in a g4 tower. I saw a good deal on one and it would help out quite a bit, but don't know anything about the card. I checked the manufacturer's site and it looks...
Posted by spork, on Mar 23, 2006 at 06:14 AM, in Networking
Do some research at www.xlr8yourmac.com in the... 455 Views / 3 Replies  
Do some research at www.xlr8yourmac.com in the Drive Compatibility Database They have a bunch of great reference material about upgrades of this kind with people's testimonials. Put in your machine...
Posted by spork, on Mar 20, 2006 at 06:36 PM, in Mac Desktops
Tooki, would that mean that G4 PM's don't... 870 Views / 14 Replies  
Tooki,
would that mean that G4 PM's don't mount inserted optical disk in Target mode and only internal hard drives? this is inferred, but I wanted to be sure.
thanks
Posted by spork, on Mar 20, 2006 at 06:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
We need to all bow down to wise master Reader50. ... 870 Views / 14 Replies  
We need to all bow down to wise master Reader50.

"Run one between your G5 and the new G4 733. Boot the 733 in FW mode. Boot up the G5, it will mount the 733's internal HD"

this is Target mode...
Posted by spork, on Mar 17, 2006 at 07:31 AM, in Mac Desktops
Your lowbuck option is borrow a DVD burner or... 870 Views / 14 Replies  
Your lowbuck option is borrow a DVD burner or drive with firewire, boot from it using an installer DVD and install Tiger.

Besides that, i second everything angelmb said. xlr8yourmac rocks....
Posted by spork, on Mar 16, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in Mac Desktops
i got my first mac about 3 years ago, a 12' G3... 3,302 Views / 88 Replies  
i got my first mac about 3 years ago, a 12' G3 500 ibook and fell in love with a clean, understandable and easy to use desktop and interface. this of course in addition to it's recognition of simply...
Posted by spork, on Mar 9, 2006 at 02:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
why not boot from the 300gb drive with OSX on it... 1,068 Views / 11 Replies  
why not boot from the 300gb drive with OSX on it in a firewire enclosure, purchased for less than 50 bucks? Dump the original 30/40gb hard drive if it is screaming.
Posted by spork, on Mar 9, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Mac Desktops
Quote: Originally Posted by spork .. My GigE... 832 Views / 14 Replies  
Quote:
Originally Posted by spork
.. My GigE did crazy stuff without the heat sink installed,...
Did you really try to run your system without the heatsink installed???

I booted without the...
Posted by spork, on Mar 9, 2006 at 10:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
Look at the Powemac Storage FAQ in the Powermac... 1,211 Views / 5 Replies  
Look at the Powemac Storage FAQ in the Powermac forum
Posted by spork, on Mar 9, 2006 at 09:31 AM, in Hardware Hacking
Isn't the best solution a PCI controller card for... 1,068 Views / 11 Replies  
Isn't the best solution a PCI controller card for ide drive and the best low buck solution an external firewire case? You can boot from firewire.
I asked in the Powermac Storage FAQ and received...
Posted by spork, on Mar 9, 2006 at 09:15 AM, in Mac Desktops
Allegro USB2 PCI card from Sonnet. 4 external and... 789 Views / 7 Replies  
Allegro USB2 PCI card from Sonnet. 4 external and 1 internal connectors.
works perfectly in DA tower.
Posted by spork, on Mar 9, 2006 at 09:03 AM, in Mac Desktops
Similar situation with my GigE and it turned out... 832 Views / 14 Replies  
Similar situation with my GigE and it turned out to be the power supply after initial incorrect diagnosis of logic board, so I agree with BigBadBiologist, providing it is a hardware based problem. ...
Posted by spork, on Mar 8, 2006 at 08:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sticky: Hello all, can i partition an IDE drive larger... 32,056 Views / 44 Replies  
Hello all,
can i partition an IDE drive larger than 128, such as 160gb, temporarily in an external firewire case, into 2 @ 80gb for example and then install it inside my early G4 tower and expect to...
Posted by spork, on Feb 22, 2006 at 07:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
I am not the all knowledgeable master, but it... 1,683 Views / 5 Replies  
I am not the all knowledgeable master, but it seems they are different.
AGP has 20 pin connector. GigE and DA have 22 pin connector. Quicksilver, at least the first model, has 22 pin connector...
Posted by spork, on Feb 22, 2006 at 07:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Have your power supply checked. I just solved a... 425 Views / 1 Replies  
Have your power supply checked. I just solved a similar problem in a GigE, see sig, which did the same thing or powered up occasionally. The original diagnosis was logic board, but turned out to be...
Posted by spork, on Feb 21, 2006 at 07:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
Right on 469 Views / 3 Replies  
thanks for the advice.
Got a radeon 7 grand on the way. DVI, VGA and composite out with dual monitor support. It looks to be a nice upgrade from the original. Gonna keep the ADC cinema display on...
Posted by spork, on Feb 17, 2006 at 08:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
Big Value GE video card 469 Views / 3 Replies  
Hey all,
finally got dual 500 GE tower working with a new power supply. However, original AGP video card shows only black screen at startup, both with ADC and VGA monitors. It also doesnt' show...
Posted by spork, on Feb 15, 2006 at 06:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
G4 power supply : same or different? 1,683 Views / 5 Replies  
hello masters,
have a doubt and nobody here seems to be able to resolve it. Do the Gigabit Ethernet and the Digital Audio G4's use the same power supply or not?
thanks
Posted by spork, on Jan 31, 2006 at 01:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
As quoted from mduell : 3) Encoding a Video DVD... 958 Views / 13 Replies  
As quoted from mduell : 3) Encoding a Video DVD will take forever+a day
Come on, actually forever +.5 day.

I have said dual 533 DA, as seen in sig and use it with final cut pro and DVD Studio...
Posted by spork, on Jan 31, 2006 at 01:04 PM, in Mac Desktops
Adding more chaff to the wind..... DA, as seen... 1,093 Views / 18 Replies  
Adding more chaff to the wind.....
DA, as seen in sig has been rock solid and I love it. Would still like a CPU upgrade though. Imic (usb) solves the audio problem and 3 hd's is enough space for...
Posted by spork, on Jan 31, 2006 at 12:32 PM, in Mac Desktops
the answer is apparently so. Not the same, but... 447 Views / 1 Replies  
the answer is apparently so. Not the same, but funcional.
Posted by spork, on Jan 31, 2006 at 12:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
Your quicksiler should take any HD you can stuff... 953 Views / 11 Replies  
Your quicksiler should take any HD you can stuff into it. Up to Digital audio had limits, 130gb, or there abouts. Sata card will allow more hds as well as faster, if you got the bucks. i have 3...
Posted by spork, on Nov 28, 2005 at 08:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
hello any of these brands, PowerLogix, Giga... 532 Views / 6 Replies  
hello
any of these brands, PowerLogix, Giga Designs or Sonnet, will work fine in my Digital Audio? I ran the uni test and it gave me number 11 and am only interested in removing a dual chip and...
Posted by spork, on Nov 3, 2005 at 05:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
nice test - need G5 42,779 Views / 292 Replies  
double post, sorry
Posted by spork, on Oct 31, 2005 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
nice test - need G5 42,779 Views / 292 Replies  
Nice real world test.

first try : Digital audio as seen in signature with CS and a bunch of programs open, including FCPro, safari, itunes with music streaming, mesenger, etc

4 minutes on...
Posted by spork, on Oct 31, 2005 at 12:59 PM, in Mac Desktops
USB2 card 1,149 Views / 8 Replies  
I have been using an Allegro USB2 PCI card made by sonnet for about 3-4 months in 533 DP without any problems. It was purchased along with a 1g shuffle. I leave a cable plugged in all the time and...
Posted by spork, on Oct 27, 2005 at 07:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
yeah baby 881 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks all for the advice.
the logic board install went smooth as silk. Not dificult at all with the manual, just go slow and be careful. Less than an hour, all told.
the only problem is that...
Posted by spork, on Oct 27, 2005 at 06:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
damn 601 Views / 3 Replies  
what is the story with the prologix and sonnet and other upgrade chips? they are physically the same, ie bolt down with three screws, but designed for a certain mother board?
thanks
Posted by spork, on Oct 25, 2005 at 08:21 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4 Dual 1.25ghz card in Digital Audio?? 601 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello once again all knowing mac gurus.

Will an original apple G4 Dual 1.25ghz processor card board from a MDD system fit, mount and work correctly on a 533 dual Digital audio logic board? Can I...
Posted by spork, on Oct 25, 2005 at 06:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
very nice 881 Views / 5 Replies  
I would love to look at this file. Please feel free to email me at salacinco@terra.com.br
thanks very much and I wil let everyone know how it works out.
Posted by spork, on Sep 29, 2005 at 07:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
G4 Logic board install instructions 881 Views / 5 Replies  
Hello masters and gurus,
I just purchased a dual 500 G4 Gigabit Ethernet tower from a friend with a fried logicboard. the replacement board is already in the mail, but I would like to find...
Posted by spork, on Sep 26, 2005 at 09:16 AM, in Mac Desktops
Digital Audio CPU upgrade? 794 Views / 7 Replies  
Greetings mac masters,
I would like to open up a can of worms and hopefully get the skinny on a possible upgrade for my g4 dual 533 digital audio PM.

I have been researching here and there...
Posted by spork, on Apr 2, 2005 at 12:53 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: As seen in signature, G4 dual 533 digital... 15,073 Views / 122 Replies  
As seen in signature,
G4 dual 533 digital audio, OSX 10.3.8, 1.12GB RAM, 2x 40gb, LG DVD-RW, 17' Philips CRT on original GeForece2 MX and 15" NEC LCD on ATI 128 rage PCI card

my fourth mac...
Posted by spork, on Mar 11, 2005 at 07:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
check out xlr8yourmac.com. they have... 766 Views / 6 Replies  
check out xlr8yourmac.com.

they have archives of tests people did to install dvd drives on many different machines. very useful. you can choose your machine and the intended drive. I installed...
Posted by spork, on Feb 10, 2005 at 11:44 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Hello all, any special tricks for recording... 730 Views / 10 Replies  
Hello all,
any special tricks for recording DVD-RAM using toast 6? Can anybody clue me in about the correct procedure?. Will I be able to record and change files without erasing the disc or will...
Posted by spork, on Feb 10, 2005 at 09:35 AM, in Applications
strange photo colors in imovie 413 Views / 0 Replies  
Hello and help
I was importing photos into imovie, with kburns turned on. when I changed the zoom and or fade and time and updated, the first bit of the picture has funny colors, almost like a film...
Posted by spork, on Jan 31, 2005 at 01:33 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
absolutely. Get a sandisk firewire reader... 463 Views / 3 Replies  
absolutely.
Get a sandisk firewire reader (www.jr.com, maybe 35 bucks) and enjoy. about the same speed as usb2, in my non scientific tests with some photographer friends, but the reader pulls free...
Posted by spork, on Jan 31, 2005 at 12:57 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Hello masters and gurus, would all of the info... 973 Views / 8 Replies  
Hello masters and gurus,
would all of the info in this post also refer to g4 533 dual? want a 2nd hd in the 60-80gig range to go with original 40g, going strong by the way. Any special...
Posted by spork, on Jan 21, 2005 at 11:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
In my defense, I am not really a moron, just... 711 Views / 12 Replies  
In my defense, I am not really a moron, just inexperienced and eager. Have of course definately learned my lesson.
Are there many more known trojans which affect OSX users and is there any kind of...
Posted by spork, on Jan 7, 2005 at 06:07 AM, in Mac OS X
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