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the G4 I can get for $450 cheaper than I can a... 737 Views / 11 Replies  
the G4 I can get for $450 cheaper than I can a MBP 1.8GHz. The extra cash can go towards an Epson 2400 that I'm also drooling after.

I think the next few days I'll be gathering more info on this...
Posted by xmishx, on Aug 2, 2006 at 01:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Photoshop, MBP 1.83 GHz or PB 167GHz 737 Views / 11 Replies  
I'm using an old ibook G3 700MHz for toting around to caf├ęs to surf and very light duty work on PS. I'd like to have my next laptop do some heavier lifting, maybe even replacing not only the ibook,...
Posted by xmishx, on Aug 1, 2006 at 03:47 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I just got mine a few days ago to replace my slow... 118,088 Views / 401 Replies  
I just got mine a few days ago to replace my slow monterous G4 Tower.

http://www.artistsimageresource.net/blog/2005-12-05desktop.jpg
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Posted by xmishx, on Dec 5, 2005 at 05:05 AM, in Mac Desktops
zachs, Thanks. Worked like a charm, though a... 400 Views / 2 Replies  
zachs,

Thanks. Worked like a charm, though a little confusing. Bottom line is, you get to the point along the install process and it asks you to restore everything, or just OS9, Games,...
Posted by xmishx, on Jun 24, 2004 at 01:14 PM, in Applications
Installing OS9.2 via Restore Disks 400 Views / 2 Replies  
Can I install OS9.2 from the restore disks that came with my iBook? I am up to 10.3.4. Can I selectively install only 9.2, or will everything load? I have a few game CD's for my daughter that only...
Posted by xmishx, on Jun 22, 2004 at 08:44 PM, in Applications
I have the 700MHz machine maxed out on ram with... 959 Views / 18 Replies  
I have the 700MHz machine maxed out on ram with an airport card. With the exception of 2 logic board replacements, it has been a great laptop for me. Judging from what your friend needs the computer...
Posted by xmishx, on Jun 9, 2004 at 01:01 AM, in Mac Notebooks
2nd time... 3,855 Views / 35 Replies  
Mine is going in for the second time today for the same problem I had the 1st time about 2 months ago. I bought the 700MHz unit at the end of November. Hopefully the new logic boards will be the...
Posted by xmishx, on May 15, 2004 at 02:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
The networks I cannot get on are open to the... 392 Views / 3 Replies  
The networks I cannot get on are open to the public. Strong signal but I just cannot get on the internet or check email. No wep either. There is a cafe I go to that has a hard wire that I have to use...
Posted by xmishx, on Mar 24, 2004 at 01:51 AM, in Networking
http://www.iglow.com/ 731 Views / 11 Replies  
I have a yo-yo left over from a Lombard. I will end up purchasing the "Generation Gap" from www.iglow.com It will allow the use of the yo-yo with the larger diameter plug to fit on my 700MHz iBook...
Posted by xmishx, on Mar 17, 2004 at 11:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Connect, and then not via Airport Card 392 Views / 3 Replies  
I have no problem connecting to most networks via my iBook 700MHz and the internal airport card. Here in Portland, there are a lot of public open networks. I can connect to most of them, but there...
Posted by xmishx, on Mar 16, 2004 at 06:22 PM, in Networking
iBook Power Adapter 701 Views / 5 Replies  
I bought a iBook 700MHz iBook last year. It came with what says a 45W Power Adapter. It is the square white unit with both 2 prong clip and a 3 prong power cord. However, looking on both eBay and the...
Posted by xmishx, on Mar 5, 2004 at 08:45 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Sorry, wrong place... 556 Views / 4 Replies  
Sorry, wrong place...
Posted by xmishx, on Mar 5, 2004 at 08:40 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Yeah, those X'es look pretty fragile. Unless... 877 Views / 4 Replies  
Yeah, those X'es look pretty fragile. Unless someone knows of a more full proof way of removing them, I may just have to deal with those coffee stains.

Thanks,

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Posted by xmishx, on Feb 24, 2004 at 12:46 PM, in Mac Notebooks
iBook Key Removal 877 Views / 4 Replies  
Is there a simple way of removing the keys on the keyboard? I spilt coffee on it and I need to clean the underside of my 700 MHz.

Thanks,

X
Posted by xmishx, on Feb 23, 2004 at 07:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
coffee 663 Views / 5 Replies  
or, how about moving your coffee out of the way before reaching for the ethernet cord before knocking it ontop of your keyboard and watching as it seaps down, not knowing what to do, you just...
Posted by xmishx, on Feb 2, 2004 at 09:30 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Photography Processing and the eMac 492 Views / 1 Replies  
I am a photographer and process raw images with PSCS. I was wondering if anyone out there uses their eMacs to handle heavy loads in PS and also the raw processor. I use a camera that creates 36 meg...
Posted by xmishx, on Feb 1, 2004 at 03:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
G3 G4 2,118 Views / 19 Replies  
Are we talking G3 also? I've got a 700MHz unit and would love to up the ram with a 1 gig stick.

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Posted by xmishx, on Jan 29, 2004 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
ibook 857 Views / 12 Replies  
I had a Lombard and the daughtercard went out. I wonder if this is the same problem you have. I could purchase another daughtercard or processor for $75 to $180. They are easy to replace and I have...
Posted by xmishx, on Jan 19, 2004 at 12:55 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Monsoon 770 Views / 10 Replies  
I picked up a set of Monsoon Planar Media 7 Speakers. They only cost $40 but the sound is rich, deep and when needed, powerful. The speakers themselves are roughly 5 x 7 and only 3/4 inch thick....
Posted by xmishx, on Jan 11, 2004 at 08:36 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: Battery Charge 99% 1,326 Views / 16 Replies  
Same here. When I charge and it reaches its limit, it will go to either 99 or 100%. No rhyme or reason as far as I can tell.

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Posted by xmishx, on Jan 11, 2004 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Timbuk2 556 Views / 3 Replies  
I just picked up the XL Commute (http://www.timbuk2.com/products/commutexl.html) a few hours ago. Pretty sizable bag for my new 12inch, but I plan on carrying my 35 mm digital camera as well. Very...
Posted by xmishx, on Dec 15, 2003 at 06:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Thanks for the info, guys. I infact do have a... 476 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the info, guys. I infact do have a switch with all 5 ports connected to either a modem, printer or computers. There is a 6th port that says uplink. Would that be where the AP plugs into?
...
Posted by xmishx, on Dec 6, 2003 at 12:33 PM, in Networking
Adding wireless to a wired network 476 Views / 6 Replies  
I've got 4 computers networked together via hub and cat5 cable. They are all connected to a cable modem and printer as well as each other. I would like to add a Airport base station or anything...
Posted by xmishx, on Dec 2, 2003 at 09:10 PM, in Networking
Airport in 700MHz 311 Views / 1 Replies  
Which card can I use in the 700Mhz iBook? I've seen refurbed Extreme cards for $69. I can also get a used original card for $65

Thanks,

X
Posted by xmishx, on Dec 2, 2003 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Re: I adore mine 2,036 Views / 16 Replies  
I am looking forward to receiving mine tomorrow from Apple. I got the 700 MHz refurbed unit for under $700. I'll be pulling ram out of my Lombard which served me well for the past 3 years. I am also...
Posted by xmishx, on Dec 2, 2003 at 08:53 PM, in Mac Notebooks
comcast 946 Views / 20 Replies  
I've got 3 accounts via Mail and only the comcast account is shooting me the problems. Just recently did Mail just stop retrieving comcast mail. Before that, it took forever to "Preparing to retrieve...
Posted by xmishx, on Oct 6, 2003 at 12:43 PM, in Applications
open firmware 1,112 Views / 2 Replies  
Seems the problem was the new ram I put in. I pulled it out of the machine and it is back to normal.

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Posted by xmishx, on Jun 20, 2003 at 02:53 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Open Firmware 1,112 Views / 2 Replies  
OK, this is interesting. I just replaced a 128 meg chip or a 256, giving my a total of 512. When I closed up my Lombard 333MHz book and started it up, I get a DOS like looking window that gives me...
Posted by xmishx, on Jun 20, 2003 at 01:35 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I drag the card to the trash or arrow that means... 479 Views / 3 Replies  
I drag the card to the trash or arrow that means eject. I am doing the same thing I have always have done without problems until I installed the newest OS update.

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Posted by xmishx, on Apr 24, 2003 at 01:13 AM, in macOS
10.2.5 and CF Card Reader 479 Views / 3 Replies  
After installing the latest OS update, my Lexar firewire compact flash card reader will not mount if I put a card in the reader. I could shut down, start up and it will read once. If I pull that card...
Posted by xmishx, on Apr 24, 2003 at 12:08 AM, in macOS
B & W disappearing CD rom 270 Views / 1 Replies  
I just installed an 80 gig drive to ad to the existing 6 gig OEM. The 6 gig is the original Maxtor and the new 80 gig is an IBM. When I added the 80 gig as a slave, my CD rom disappears. Won't show...
Posted by xmishx, on Jan 28, 2003 at 01:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
2 drives 540 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks Larry. What if I have 2 drives that equals say 160 gigs. I was thinking purchasing 2 80 gig drives - master and slave?

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Posted by xmishx, on Jan 2, 2003 at 08:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
33, 66, or 133 ATA controller? 540 Views / 3 Replies  
I've got a B & W 400 MHz rev.2 machine. I am not sure what came stock with this machine regarding the ata controller. I have read that anything more than a 66 MHz ata controller won't make a...
Posted by xmishx, on Jan 2, 2003 at 08:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
It's REV.2!!! 617 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for all the offline offers for peripherals, but it turns out my B&W G3 is a REV.2, 400 MHz. It's only drawbacks were a 6 gig drive with only 128 megs of ram. I just bought 2) 256 mb of ram and...
Posted by xmishx, on Dec 23, 2002 at 10:49 PM, in Mac Desktops
G3 Rev. 1 Help 617 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks for all the great advice. Since I am getting this unknown G3 B & W for a barter, which I consider to be FREE, I don't mind putting some money into it. I will see later this week what...
Posted by xmishx, on Dec 17, 2002 at 12:50 AM, in Mac Desktops
G3 Rev. 1 Help 617 Views / 7 Replies  
OK, I've found info about some of the drawbacks on the Rev.1 or A, B & W G3's. People are talking about the problems 33 ATA, video card, etc... but are there solutions out there. If anyone can...
Posted by xmishx, on Dec 11, 2002 at 05:57 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks 460 Views / 3 Replies  
le lindo,

Thanks. It is a good start.

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Posted by xmishx, on Dec 10, 2002 at 05:11 PM, in Mac Desktops
B & W G3 Variations 460 Views / 3 Replies  
Can anyone out there speak of the various B & W G3s that were in production. I am in the position of bartering for one, though at this point, I do not know which variation it is. I need the...
Posted by xmishx, on Dec 9, 2002 at 07:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
Targus 641 Views / 13 Replies  
I've got the Targus, which has plenty of room for my Lombard and lots of other stuff! Nice and comfortable and about $100. I really like those Spires though!

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Posted by xmishx, on Nov 1, 2002 at 11:49 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Network Headaches 472 Views / 1 Replies  
I have a 3 computer network going on with a Laser Writer 360 all going into a 6 port hub. Connected also is a router with a cable modem. All computers can connect to the internet and the printer, but...
Posted by xmishx, on Aug 16, 2002 at 07:57 PM, in Networking
Network Identity 501 Views / 2 Replies  
I have been put in the position of doing a network between 3 to 5 computers that need to have file sharing. The organization is not for profit that got a few Macs donated. Because one of the Macs has...
Posted by xmishx, on Aug 15, 2002 at 01:05 AM, in Networking
Indeed the bad battery was the cause of the... 456 Views / 3 Replies  
Indeed the bad battery was the cause of the problem with the computer. The iMac is running very nicely with it's additional 256 meg ram chip that I also suspected. I just went thru hell with bad ram...
Posted by xmishx, on Aug 15, 2002 at 12:58 AM, in Mac Desktops
Battery and performance 456 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there any correlation to the pram battery and the way the computer works? I have a iMac 400 Ruby Red DV that was purchased used. I get sporadic bombs and cannot figure out why it is happening. The...
Posted by xmishx, on Aug 12, 2002 at 02:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks Tony, Looks like the 6500's will stay... 706 Views / 2 Replies  
Thanks Tony,

Looks like the 6500's will stay at 8.6. A friend found a usb card that works fine with 8.6 at Fry's and it is only $13. Usb and 8.6 compatability was my main concern. I will need to...
Posted by xmishx, on Jul 19, 2002 at 06:51 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
6500 Capacity 706 Views / 2 Replies  
All out there who have a machine like the 6500 or below... 225 MHz with 128 meg maximum for ram running OS 9.1? Just wondering how your machines are running? At the moment, these machines are running...
Posted by xmishx, on Jul 18, 2002 at 05:55 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
York, I had a 6360, my 1st Power Mac! You... 764 Views / 7 Replies  
York,

I had a 6360, my 1st Power Mac! You can find those comm II slot ethernet cards all over ebay. Prices are great these days compared to what they once were. Do a search and "But it Now!"
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Posted by xmishx, on Jun 10, 2002 at 11:18 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks peoples. I tried OS X on my Lombard, and I... 550 Views / 7 Replies  
Thanks peoples. I tried OS X on my Lombard, and I felt is was just lagging along. I'll do OS X when I get something much faster. So for now, iPhoto will just have to wait. Anyone who needs a great...
Posted by xmishx, on Jun 9, 2002 at 11:47 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Thanks for responding Dave, Turns out both... 691 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for responding Dave,

Turns out both of my ram chips were in fact bad. Tried them on another working machine and it ended up displaying the problems I had with my machines. I am hoping the...
Posted by xmishx, on Jun 9, 2002 at 02:14 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
7300 and 128 meg chips 691 Views / 5 Replies  
A while ago, I got an 8500 for practically nothing and I wanted to get it going for a secondary computer. I bought 2) 128 meg chips (fpm) for it and it never did run right. Turns out it had a...
Posted by xmishx, on Jun 8, 2002 at 11:49 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Go to the Seagate website and punch in the model... 1,007 Views / 9 Replies  
Go to the Seagate website and punch in the model number. They have great visual tech support and it shows you were to put the jumpers for various termination combinations. it is a very helpful site....
Posted by xmishx, on Jun 8, 2002 at 11:42 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
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