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Re: FS: Apple Powerbook G4 17" OS X 1.33MHz 80GB APPLECARE 446 Views / 4 Replies  
This really should be labeled "FA"
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jan 23, 2005 at 10:43 AM, in Marketplace
say what? 567 Views / 6 Replies  
say what?
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 26, 2004 at 08:05 AM, in Marketplace
VGA. 567 Views / 6 Replies  
VGA.
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 23, 2004 at 02:19 PM, in Marketplace
Re: FS: Gmail invites-$10 538 Views / 7 Replies  
*ahem*. Ignoring that the current going price at sites like craigslist is $2-4, the macnn community has been giving them out (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=216049) with the...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 23, 2004 at 01:46 PM, in Marketplace
FS: 15" LCD monitor 567 Views / 6 Replies  
I'm looking to sell my 15" NEC MultiSync LCD1530V. Full specs can be found here. (http://www.dealtime.com/xPO-NEC_MultiSync_LCD1530V_15_1_in)

Very clean, works fine. There are two stuck pixels on...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 23, 2004 at 12:59 PM, in Marketplace
I'm still looking for an invite...... 14,594 Views / 665 Replies  
I'm still looking for an invite... Largeemu[[@]]hotmail.com

Much appreciated in advance!

Edit: Thanks, gorickey!
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 21, 2004 at 02:14 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Meh. I rarely use it and hotmail addresses get... 14,594 Views / 665 Replies  
Meh. I rarely use it and hotmail addresses get spammed to all hell anyway. It'll fool some spiders...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 21, 2004 at 05:52 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I'd appreciate an invite if anyone has a spare. ... 14,594 Views / 665 Replies  
I'd appreciate an invite if anyone has a spare.

Edit: doh! Probably need an email address, huh? :D largeemu AT hotmail DOT com
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 21, 2004 at 05:43 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I've found that most shady deals... 670 Views / 16 Replies  
I've found that most shady deals (http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=216540) here involve really new, recently-registered members. People who have been here for awhile tend not to...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 21, 2004 at 04:58 AM, in Marketplace
Re: new DP 1.8 shipping date bumped back 917 Views / 9 Replies  
It depends on the status... if they haven't touched it yet (pre-"in assembly", I think), it won't make them treat your order as if you placed it now instead of two weeks ago. You should get it the...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 21, 2004 at 03:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Monitor from OS9 different OS10? 703 Views / 16 Replies  
Do you mean the on-screen images or the printed images?

Also, have you tried gimp-print (http://www.versiontracker.com/dyn/moreinfo/macosx/15970)? I've found its epson drivers to be far superior...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 21, 2004 at 02:43 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: I know there is Cocktail and MacJanitor.... 952 Views / 15 Replies  
Diskwarrior doesn't defragment-- you'll need Drive 10 or Techtool for that. But definitely, definitely, make Diskwarrior the first on your list. It saves drives that no other utility will touch.
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 21, 2004 at 02:35 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: Raising Money for a G4 Laptop :) 777 Views / 9 Replies  
How "broken" is the keyboard?
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 20, 2004 at 08:37 PM, in Marketplace
8.5 was the paid upgrade. Unfortunately I can't... 412 Views / 7 Replies  
8.5 was the paid upgrade. Unfortunately I can't seem to find my CD.
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 20, 2004 at 05:56 PM, in Marketplace
Re: WTB: os 9.0/1 412 Views / 7 Replies  
I have both 9.2.1 and 9.1 install discs that will work on any OS 9-compatible machine. If you can't get your 9.2.1 disc to work, drop me a PM.
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 20, 2004 at 02:40 AM, in Marketplace
Is that $1400 CDN or US? 283 Views / 1 Replies  
Is that $1400 CDN or US?
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 19, 2004 at 09:29 PM, in Marketplace
Re: PMU Reset help 617 Views / 1 Replies  
try here. (http://commons.exittoshell.com/viewtopic.php?t=13)

-RD
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 10, 2004 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Desktops
You might want to hold off on eBay until Apple... 1,108 Views / 20 Replies  
You might want to hold off on eBay until Apple clears their stock of the 'old' G5 Dual 1.8Ghz-- your exact configuration & model is going for $1799 in their limited-time "special deals" section.
...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 10, 2004 at 06:38 AM, in Marketplace
Re: Re: Fs: G4/733 542 Views / 4 Replies  
Yup, I still have it. Drop me a PM.
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 7, 2004 at 07:43 PM, in Marketplace
Update + bump 542 Views / 4 Replies  
Price to beat is currently $700.
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 7, 2004 at 07:21 PM, in Marketplace
Fs: G4/733 542 Views / 4 Replies  
••Update: SOLD!••

Asking $775, but feel free to make me an offer.

Specs are as follows:
733 Mhz G4 Processor (this is the model WITH the L3 cache)
ATI RADEON 8500 (64 MB VRAM) This replaced...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 6, 2004 at 06:13 PM, in Marketplace
Feeler: Digital Audio G4/733 308 Views / 0 Replies  
I'm about ready for an upgrade... what do you think I could sell my current machine for?

Specs are as follows:
733 Mhz G4 Processor
ATI RADEON 8500 (64 MB VRAM) This replaced the stock Geforce...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on May 27, 2004 at 03:34 AM, in Marketplace
Re: FS: 15" Powerbook - Superdrive model 661 Views / 7 Replies  
You've got mail!

You were selling the same model a week ago... is this the same computer?
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Apr 19, 2004 at 12:37 AM, in Marketplace
Alpha Centauri multiplayer 1,381 Views / 2 Replies  
When I first bought Alpha Centauri, I spent a good number of weeks trying to make a multiplayer game work on gameranger. Eventually I came across this little ditty...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Aug 3, 2003 at 06:57 AM, in Gaming
Whoa whoa whoa- I think you're confusing Acrobat... 785 Views / 7 Replies  
Whoa whoa whoa- I think you're confusing Acrobat Reader with Acrobat. Preview is comparable to the former, but it has none of the advanced features of regular Acrobat, and it doesn't distill PDF,...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jul 7, 2003 at 03:38 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Re: New Power Macintosh 970 well described! 4,439 Views / 42 Replies  
The German description seemed plausible until I read the part about the two-button mouse with scroll wheel, which goes against 20 years of Apple doctrine. Also, that case is way too skinny... Apple...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Jun 19, 2003 at 03:28 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: The bullspit is a 'flyin 1,880 Views / 37 Replies  
MacBidouille even says it's just a rumor... a June release just wouldn't make any sense. Think about it. No Jobs keynote. IBM stating 970 production will begin 2nd half 2003. "Year of the laptop"...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on May 29, 2003 at 02:44 AM, in Mac Desktops
My advice would be to save your money. I have a... 10,115 Views / 149 Replies  
My advice would be to save your money. I have a Digital Audio G4 733 with a gig of RAM, and upgraded from a GF2mx 32 mb card to a Radeon 8500 64 mb card, thinking I'd see at least some improvement in...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Apr 19, 2003 at 11:21 AM, in Gaming
I'm going to repost what I said in a different... 10,115 Views / 149 Replies  
I'm going to repost what I said in a different thread:

Wc3x hasn't solved the slowdowns in battle or the jumpy scrolling, etc. Wc3 original runs much better in OS 9 as I'm sure you're all aware...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Apr 17, 2003 at 03:39 AM, in Gaming
Hmm, it has definite potential, but the framerate... 819 Views / 14 Replies  
Hmm, it has definite potential, but the framerate is simply awful... averaging about 9-12fps while moving, and it dips down to about 3fps during large battles or when flying. I'm running it on a...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Apr 7, 2003 at 05:18 PM, in Gaming
Wc3x hasn't solved the slowdowns in battle or the... 1,283 Views / 37 Replies  
Wc3x hasn't solved the slowdowns in battle or the jumpy scrolling, etc. Wc3 original runs much better in OS 9 as I'm sure you're all aware (albeit still with major slowdowns, especially during...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Mar 29, 2003 at 05:45 PM, in Gaming
Re: dvi adapter? 58,693 Views / 666 Replies  
Yup, I went through this too. There's actually two kinds of DVI: DVI-D, which only sends out a digital signal, and DVI-I, which has extra pins for analog support. If your card has a DVI-D connector,...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Mar 13, 2003 at 06:40 AM, in Mac Desktops
I'm running a G4/733 (Digital Audio) with 1GB ram... 631 Views / 21 Replies  
I'm running a G4/733 (Digital Audio) with 1GB ram and an ATI radeon 8500. I doubt it's the hardware that's at fault, as I've played on a 1.1 ghz celeron with a GeForce 2MX, and the game ran...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Feb 20, 2003 at 07:01 AM, in Gaming
Re: Warcraft III Expansion: Frozen Throne 631 Views / 21 Replies  
Actually, it's that last part that concerns me. Blizzard's beta signup page says "On the Macintosh, you must be running Mac OS X 10.1.3 or later." In OS 9.2.2 the game runs choppy enough during large...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Feb 17, 2003 at 08:03 PM, in Gaming
Re: Old Power Computing PowerTower 180c 627 Views / 7 Replies  
Just restart with the CD inserted and hold down the C key.
Officially it only supports up to OS 8.x, but OS 9.1 will work fine, provided you give it enough RAM.

--RD
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Feb 17, 2003 at 07:54 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
the memory control panel is capped at that... 548 Views / 3 Replies  
the memory control panel is capped at that amount... if you need a bigger ram disk I recommend RamBunctious, available at http://versiontracker.com/redir.fcgi/kind=1&db=mac&id=3750/ramb.sit
Just...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Feb 2, 2003 at 10:01 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Strange keystroke refresh problem in OS 9, please help 660 Views / 0 Replies  
I've been experiencing a really weird (and frustrating!) problem:

usually os 9 runs great.. however, after some usage, I notice a slight (1-10sec) pause, after which the computer is unusable due...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Feb 2, 2003 at 05:00 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Oh please... Apple shipping prototype units to... 4,075 Views / 78 Replies  
Oh please... Apple shipping prototype units to beta testers? And then welding the computers shut as a 'security' measure? :rolleyes: I'd be more inclined to believe the story if it asserted the units...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Nov 13, 2002 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Yes, some manufacturers make slower systems than... 2,079 Views / 30 Replies  
Yes, some manufacturers make slower systems than others. My point was that something else is obviously the main culprit here, because the discrepancies in performance between the mac/pc systems is so...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Nov 4, 2002 at 02:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: suspect? 2,079 Views / 30 Replies  
The fact that you attribute a performance difference of that magnitude to "substandard manufacturers" is ridiculous. Putting aside the fact that Dell, the computer manufacturer you suggested testing...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Nov 3, 2002 at 06:15 PM, in Mac Desktops
The nightmare continues... It turns out that... 58,693 Views / 666 Replies  
The nightmare continues...

It turns out that my card has a DVI-D port, rather than the DVI-I port the company claimed it did. Basically this means that I can't use a DVI-VGA adapter. I guess now...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 25, 2002 at 08:18 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just a short update-- I set up and ran a macro in... 58,693 Views / 666 Replies  
Just a short update-- I set up and ran a macro in OS 9 to open ATI Displays, switch to the profile tab and take a screenshot. When I start up with my monitor plugged in the VGA port, the screenshot...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 23, 2002 at 04:50 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Phantom Monitor 58,693 Views / 666 Replies  
I don't know about that. I can only select 800x600 for the ghost monitor in OS X, but in OS 9, a full range of options is available.

Just to clarify, I flashed my card by putting ATI Firmware...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 23, 2002 at 11:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Phantom monitor 58,693 Views / 666 Replies  
Hmm, my main monitor is labeled "S/T 77E/76E". I have no idea what this means. The phantom monitor, curiously enough, is labeled "VGA Display", which doesn't make a whole lot of sense since my real...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 22, 2002 at 12:02 PM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Re: Phantom monitor 58,693 Views / 666 Replies  
Happens with July drivers too, both in OS 9.2.2 and OS 10.2.1 :(
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 22, 2002 at 05:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
Phantom monitor 58,693 Views / 666 Replies  
I'm having a similar problem to a few others on this board. My flashed radeon 8500 thinks there's a second monitor attached. The solution I've seen proposed is to unplug the S-video cable, as tv-out...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 22, 2002 at 03:02 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have almost the exact same setup as you:... 1,698 Views / 31 Replies  
I have almost the exact same setup as you: G4/733(digital audio; unlike quicksilver 733 it does have L3 cache), GF2MX, 512 MB RAM. Performance is definitely better in OS 9, but when there's a battle,...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 14, 2002 at 08:54 AM, in Gaming
slider, you don't happen to have played WC3 on... 687 Views / 8 Replies  
slider, you don't happen to have played WC3 on both cards, have you? On my G4/733 w/ Geforce2MX it's pretty much unplayable, especially when you get lots of units on the screen at the same time. I'm...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 13, 2002 at 03:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
Argh, just got finished playing another LAN game... 1,698 Views / 31 Replies  
Argh, just got finished playing another LAN game in which I couldn't warp out via TP scroll in time because of the crazy skipping. it just frustrates me so much when my PC buddies w/ the same video...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 12, 2002 at 05:18 AM, in Gaming
I'm glad you find it playable in 10.2-- I prefer... 1,698 Views / 31 Replies  
I'm glad you find it playable in 10.2-- I prefer not having the cursor skip around during large battles (when it's most crucially needed). *Sigh.* Sorry, just ranting. Where did you get that 5 fps...
Posted by Rabid Duck, on Oct 11, 2002 at 02:07 PM, in Gaming
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