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Sticky: Very sharp eyes :err: The BX8s sound... 1,140,101 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Very sharp eyes :err:

The BX8s sound great, I have them connected directly into a MOTU 828 ((hidden behind the mixer) which is firewired to thePowerBook. It's a very clean sounding setup.
Posted by cliff, on Aug 25, 2004 at 02:07 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sticky: Here is mine, I hope its not too blurry: ... 1,140,101 Views / 4,110 Replies  
Here is mine, I hope its not too blurry:

http://unix.la/pb.jpg
Posted by cliff, on Aug 24, 2004 at 03:05 AM, in Mac Notebooks
My 17" PowerBook sits inside a Brenthaven... 1,434 Views / 25 Replies  
My 17" PowerBook sits inside a Brenthaven Backpack and Radtech sleeve. I've dropped it several times and I use my PowerBook everwhere contantly, work, freinds, home. I've had it for about a year and...
Posted by cliff, on Aug 20, 2004 at 04:25 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I live by the ocean and have had my AI 17" for... 1,004 Views / 17 Replies  
I live by the ocean and have had my AI 17" for about a year. No corrosion here.
Posted by cliff, on Jun 24, 2004 at 07:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Edge card interfering with PowerBook 305 Views / 1 Replies  
Is anyone using a Sony Ericsson Edge card with thier PB? Whenever I send/recieve data my powerbook makes a really loud high pichted static noise. This makes it practically unusable. Wounldn't that...
Posted by cliff, on Apr 21, 2004 at 01:05 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
.. But then again, look at the 15" AI. That took... 4,307 Views / 43 Replies  
.. But then again, look at the 15" AI. That took forever to update. Everyone kept trying to correlate the ship time dates with an update and they were way off.
Posted by cliff, on Jan 29, 2004 at 07:38 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, I had the Logic board in my 1.33 17"... 435 Views / 2 Replies  
Yep, I had the Logic board in my 1.33 17" replaced when the backlighting on the keyboard went out. They also replaced the entire top cover as well. That was about a monght ago. I havent had an issue...
Posted by cliff, on Jan 29, 2004 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Notebooks
firewire drive showing up as wrong size 301 Views / 0 Replies  
My 200gb firewire drive is showing up as 93.2gb in disk util under Panther. Getinfo shows the correct size, but Diskwarrior sees it as 93.2. Also when I try to open a certain folder, the finder...
Posted by cliff, on Jan 18, 2004 at 07:48 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just stuck one side of the tweaser (the smal... 1,213 Views / 13 Replies  
I just stuck one side of the tweaser (the smal ones that come with standard computer toolkits) in the hole and dug it out. All repairs done by Apple has a 30 day warranty on the repairs themselves....
Posted by cliff, on Jan 8, 2004 at 10:42 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I actually did the same thing to my 17 rev B. It... 1,213 Views / 13 Replies  
I actually did the same thing to my 17 rev B. It came back from repair and a few things weren't working so I'd figure I could open the case and seat a few cables. Upon putting it back together a...
Posted by cliff, on Jan 8, 2004 at 12:57 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The keyboard backlighting on my 17' stopped... 938 Views / 11 Replies  
The keyboard backlighting on my 17' stopped working. Everytime I pressed the function keys I would get the disabled icon. Tried rbooting, resetting the PRAM and even reinstalling Panther. I took it...
Posted by cliff, on Dec 11, 2003 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Notebooks
My 17" makes a screeching noise when it starts to... 811 Views / 14 Replies  
My 17" makes a screeching noise when it starts to ge maxed out on CPU. Its alot more annoying than a "sizzle". This usually happens working in Cubase when the CPU is set to highest. When I click on...
Posted by cliff, on Dec 11, 2003 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have two stuck pixels on my new PB and the... 3,032 Views / 13 Replies  
I have two stuck pixels on my new PB and the Apple store told me it was under spec. I don't tink they will do anything unless there are a large number of bad pixels or something else is wrong with...
Posted by cliff, on Nov 11, 2003 at 03:17 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Keep sund awake will let you do this: ... 2,583 Views / 12 Replies  
Keep sund awake will let you do this:

http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/13709

Though I realy wish there was a way to keep from being disconnected from the network when the lid...
Posted by cliff, on Oct 30, 2003 at 02:24 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I have a brand new Rev B 17 and sometimes... 864 Views / 13 Replies  
I have a brand new Rev B 17 and sometimes *every* key squeeks! :eek:

WD-40 anyone?
Posted by cliff, on Oct 30, 2003 at 02:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
New PB! What are some cool apps? 1,956 Views / 16 Replies  
I just picked up a 17 during Night of Panther. I'm a switcher from windows so I'm not familiar with the OS X community. Wat are some "must have apps" to download?
Posted by cliff, on Oct 25, 2003 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I just picked up my 17 at nigiht of Panther.... 1,912 Views / 14 Replies  
I just picked up my 17 at nigiht of Panther. While calibrating the battery I got 5 hours. I will watch it throughout the day and report back :)
Posted by cliff, on Oct 25, 2003 at 07:07 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Apple charges $300 for 1GB of RAM using 2 SO... 1,350 Views / 27 Replies  
Apple charges $300 for 1GB of RAM using 2 SO DIMMS. That price makes no sense, seeing you can buy an extra 512MB from Crucial for $140. However, 1 GB DIMMS from Apple are $400. This is considerable...
Posted by cliff, on Sep 17, 2003 at 10:15 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yes, But mine is whole different nightmare. My PB... 457 Views / 2 Replies  
Yes, But mine is whole different nightmare. My PB and Ipod was ordered through The Employee Purchase Program way back in early Dec!! Origianlly I ordered a 15" Ti, when the 17" was announced they...
Posted by cliff, on Aug 12, 2003 at 07:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
How do you properly roll a cord? 937 Views / 16 Replies  
How do you properly roll a cord?
Posted by cliff, on Jul 24, 2003 at 05:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I disagree.. Still haven't heard a word about... 1,095 Views / 10 Replies  
I disagree.. Still haven't heard a word about mine and I ordered on the keynote :mad: Also, a freind who works at an apple store says they have ony recieved a total of 10 in since they first started...
Posted by cliff, on Apr 8, 2003 at 04:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
OOB = On Or Before. It refers to the... 519 Views / 3 Replies  
OOB = On Or Before.

It refers to the estimated ship date.
Posted by cliff, on Apr 2, 2003 at 08:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: There really is not a way to tell when we will... 633 Views / 11 Replies  
There really is not a way to tell when we will recieve them based on who has recieved theirs so far. Apple is randomly shipping them out. There are people who ordered in March that have recieved them...
Posted by cliff, on Apr 2, 2003 at 08:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Dood, don't complain. There are still people like... 1,491 Views / 29 Replies  
Dood, don't complain. There are still people like me that ordered from Apple the day of the keynote and still haven't recieved thiers..

:rolleyes:
Posted by cliff, on Apr 2, 2003 at 04:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Sworthy is right, its April Fools Day. Rumors... 777 Views / 6 Replies  
Sworthy is right, its April Fools Day. Rumors sites are the most likely place for April Fools Jokes like this.

Apple + Two Button mouse = Classic April fools

:rolleyes: :rolleyes:
Posted by cliff, on Apr 1, 2003 at 05:31 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is getting rediculous. We all need to file a... 893 Views / 10 Replies  
This is getting rediculous. We all need to file a mass complaint with Apple.
Posted by cliff, on Mar 31, 2003 at 03:58 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Wardriving doesn't count dood. The point is... 1,771 Views / 30 Replies  
Wardriving doesn't count dood.

The point is to have people staring at your PowerBook! :D
Posted by cliff, on Mar 28, 2003 at 03:18 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Same here.. I ordered a 15" TiBook back on Dec... 1,480 Views / 15 Replies  
Same here.. I ordered a 15" TiBook back on Dec 9th, it kept getting delayed and then I upgraded my order to the 17". It just got delayed again:

Due to an unexpected supply delay, we are unable...
Posted by cliff, on Mar 27, 2003 at 02:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Poll: I ordered mine Dec 9th. It was supposed to be a... 1,193 Views / 33 Replies  
I ordered mine Dec 9th. It was supposed to be a 15" but got delayed, so i upgraded to a 17". Here is the latest:

Due to an unexpected supply delay, we are unable to ship the
following item(s) by...
Posted by cliff, on Mar 26, 2003 at 02:35 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Any March orders shipped yet? 666 Views / 7 Replies  
:rolleyes: God I hope not.

That would REALLY REAllY upset me, and a lot of other people too..
I originally made my order on Dec. 9th, it kept getting delayed and delayed. Finally, I upgraded...
Posted by cliff, on Mar 22, 2003 at 11:21 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting.. That is *much* less than what... 1,387 Views / 11 Replies  
Interesting..

That is *much* less than what I am paying with my Apple Employee discount..

Funny they only accept forms of cash; no Credit Cards or PayPal, which are verifiable. Who is thier...
Posted by cliff, on Mar 22, 2003 at 01:56 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Interesting.. I originally made an employee... 988 Views / 22 Replies  
Interesting..

I originally made an employee order for a 15" on Dec 9th and upgraded to a 17" (non BTO) Jan 9th after it was delayed. I haven't recieved an est ship date or heard anything yet. But...
Posted by cliff, on Mar 21, 2003 at 04:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Go buy a Dell dude. 1,489 Views / 47 Replies  
Go buy a Dell dude.
Posted by cliff, on Mar 21, 2003 at 02:17 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I dunno the usefulness of the ScreenSaverz from... 620 Views / 5 Replies  
I dunno the usefulness of the ScreenSaverz from Radtech on the 17" is. But my 17" ScreenSaverz and Sleeve has already arrived. They are really nice in construction and quality. Huge Too! :D I guess I...
Posted by cliff, on Mar 18, 2003 at 03:10 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Blah, I'm tired of seeing nothing but far... 1,804 Views / 14 Replies  
Blah,

I'm tired of seeing nothing but far fetched rumors on here..

This is getting ridiculous :rolleyes:

We want FACTS! Not Gossip! or 17" Mockups! nor shipments of BBQ Sauce that just...
Posted by cliff, on Mar 12, 2003 at 04:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Go buy a Dell Dude. 945 Views / 23 Replies  
Go buy a Dell Dude.
Posted by cliff, on Mar 12, 2003 at 06:26 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Yep, We have heard this time and time again.. It... 1,121 Views / 9 Replies  
Yep, We have heard this time and time again.. It is getting old. :rolleyes: Please, no "reports" until there is PROOF! A tracking number or actual delivery is what we need.
Posted by cliff, on Mar 11, 2003 at 09:59 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Go buy a Dell 1,485 Views / 24 Replies  
Go buy a Dell
Posted by cliff, on Mar 11, 2003 at 09:09 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Please No More 17 Shipping Posts.. 3,634 Views / 40 Replies  
I am really tired of seeing these "17" shipping" posts that are completely unreliable. Can everyone please not post until there is VERIFIABLE EVIDINCE? i.e. a tracking number or actual delivery? Just...
Posted by cliff, on Mar 8, 2003 at 04:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
If only the 17" came with those specs at that... 1,981 Views / 34 Replies  
If only the 17" came with those specs at that price ;)

..well, execpt for the 4 PCI slots, then it would be HUGE! :D
Posted by cliff, on Mar 7, 2003 at 08:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
This is what I have to protect my 17": ... 1,284 Views / 18 Replies  
This is what I have to protect my 17":

http://radtech.us/

The quality is top notch.
Posted by cliff, on Mar 1, 2003 at 07:15 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I ordered my original PowerBook on Dec 9. It was... 978 Views / 10 Replies  
I ordered my original PowerBook on Dec 9. It was a 15" and kept getting delayed (employee order, got last priority) and then I upgraded it to the 17" on Jan 7th. So it might be 4 months for me :mad:
Posted by cliff, on Feb 26, 2003 at 05:41 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Even if they don't have the 12" gear on thier... 1,554 Views / 8 Replies  
Even if they don't have the 12" gear on thier website, I'm sure they have them on hand. They just haven't updated the site yet. I would recommend emailing them. I just recieved a 17" sleeve and...
Posted by cliff, on Feb 25, 2003 at 08:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
How about, when I am going to get mine? :confused: 1,386 Views / 12 Replies  
How about, when I am going to get mine? :confused:
Posted by cliff, on Feb 15, 2003 at 07:20 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Several people on Mac Rumors are starting to... 4,353 Views / 70 Replies  
Several people on Mac Rumors are starting to report ship dates of this week as well as one arrival.

I actually placed my order on 12/9 along with a 20GB Ipod. Apple didn't notify me until the...
Posted by cliff, on Feb 11, 2003 at 05:45 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Thats what dhe said. I don't know how valid it... 4,353 Views / 70 Replies  
Thats what dhe said. I don't know how valid it is. Beleive it or not there are lots of people out there with powerbooks that aren't on this forum :eek:

I'm still holding out for the end of this...
Posted by cliff, on Feb 9, 2003 at 10:04 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Well, the day before yesterday as of now ;) 4,353 Views / 70 Replies  
Well, the day before yesterday as of now ;)
Posted by cliff, on Feb 8, 2003 at 11:36 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Man that screen is HUUGE :D :D :D ..but... 1,393 Views / 8 Replies  
Man that screen is HUUGE :D :D :D

..but the width is tiny..

Can't wait!
Posted by cliff, on Feb 8, 2003 at 04:56 AM, in Mac Notebooks
An an Apple Store Employee said that a customer... 4,353 Views / 70 Replies  
An an Apple Store Employee said that a customer came in whos 17" Powerbook arrived YESTERDAY. She said he had ordered it on the 7th.

Seems they are sarting to slwoly ship :D
Posted by cliff, on Feb 8, 2003 at 04:49 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I am in the same situation. Ordered my 15" and a... 1,266 Views / 20 Replies  
I am in the same situation. Ordered my 15" and a 20gb Ipod Dec 9th through the Apple Employee store. Upgraded to the 17" right after they were announced. I'm also waiting on my Ipod, which has been...
Posted by cliff, on Jan 24, 2003 at 08:33 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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