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I tried swapping graphics cards - same thing

I tried swapping/reseating the RAM -same thing

I tried removing the pram battery and pressing the reset button on the logic board - same thing
...
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 26, 2013 at 04:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
re: 1,368 Views / 5 Replies  
one beep and then the power button flashes twice in succession (two flashes = pause - two flashes - pause)
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 26, 2013 at 04:19 PM, in Mac Desktops
powermac g4 quicksilver beep on startup.... 1,368 Views / 5 Replies  
hi there

I acquired a Powermac G4 quicksilver (innice condition)

but when I press the power button it gives one beep and the power button flashes on and off

does anyone know what one beep...
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 19, 2013 at 03:26 PM, in Mac Desktops
re: 550 Views / 3 Replies  
thankyou
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 23, 2012 at 11:52 PM, in Mac Desktops
powermac 5500/257 black scsi cd-rom... 550 Views / 3 Replies  
I've got a powermac 5500 (all-in-one) that has a dead CD-ROM drive

On opening the front panel and sliding out the CD-drive I realized it was a 50 pin SCSI CD-ROM drive

Will any SCSI CD-ROM...
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 18, 2012 at 02:27 PM, in Mac Desktops
re: 831 Views / 4 Replies  
thankyou
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 18, 2012 at 02:23 PM, in Mac Desktops
powermac g3 with IMS tt128m graphics card.... 831 Views / 4 Replies  
hi there

I have a powermac g3 (blue & white) with an unusually large 128mb graphics card.

I can tell the driver isn't installed for the graphics card as there is jitter/lag when moving windows...
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 18, 2012 at 12:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
re: 1,141 Views / 20 Replies  
Well tried putting the same pairs together - in both powermac G5s - they BOTH still won't start up.

the fans come on and the white LED blinks - and that's it :(
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 10, 2012 at 07:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
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Mine has 4 RAM slots in Total -it's a Powermac G5 1.6 GZ SINGLE PROCESSOR

sorry - should have stated

rich
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 10, 2012 at 05:56 AM, in Mac Desktops
re: 1,141 Views / 20 Replies  
Will it work if I use one RAM chip - just to test?

If I put say a 256MB in it just to get it booting up with video?

what slot would I need to put that one ram chip in?

(I have two powermac...
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 9, 2012 at 03:00 PM, in Mac Desktops
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so do you mean put the momry in the order that I found it? it's hard to tell because all the RAM sticks look the same.

Is it possible that I've damaged the RAM or the Motherboard with static...
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 9, 2012 at 08:48 AM, in Mac Desktops
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when you say wrong way round, do you mean in the wrong order?

they're definitely seated the right way in the slot
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 9, 2012 at 06:27 AM, in Mac Desktops
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I grounded myself on the G5 case (is that possible or not)?

if it is electro static damage - what have I damaged? the RAM or the MOTHERBOARD?

rich
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 9, 2012 at 05:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
powermac G5 stopped working after taking out RAM and putting back in... 1,141 Views / 20 Replies  
hi

I have a powermac G5 that was working perfectly

I took two RAM sticks out to test another powermac G5 that I aquired.

I put the RAM sticks back in my Powermac G5 and now it powers up,...
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 8, 2012 at 02:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
risk of replacing cd drive in eMac.... 518 Views / 1 Replies  
I need to replace the cd drive in an eMac as it is faulty.

Is it dangerous opening the eMac in order to do this (in respect to the CRT) ?

I have opened the imac g3 tray loaders and slot loaders...
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:58 PM, in Mac Desktops
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Can I take the power supply from a Powermac G4 Graphite? would it work as I noticed there is one extra small connector to the motherboard on the quicksilver (which is missing from the g4 graphite)
...
Posted by rich82fox, on Mar 5, 2012 at 12:54 PM, in Mac Desktops
powermac g4 quicksilver will not start..... 977 Views / 6 Replies  
hi there

I recently acquired a powermac G4 quicksilver model

when I press the power button it lights up, but goes off as soon as I let go

apart from that, nothing...no fans spins, no sound...
Posted by rich82fox, on Feb 29, 2012 at 12:44 PM, in Mac Desktops
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it's for a few Powermac G3s (blue & white)

I know it sounds crazy - but in my opinion - if a powermac g3 could edit DV in 1999, then it c an edit DV in 2011 :)

rich
Posted by rich82fox, on May 25, 2011 at 04:34 AM, in Applications
Final cut pro 3.0 for OS9..... 799 Views / 5 Replies  
hi there

I am trying to get hold of a copy of Fial Cut Pro that will work with OS9?

I believe it was version 3.0?

does anyone know where I can get hold of it?

I looked on amazon and ebay...
Posted by rich82fox, on May 24, 2011 at 03:50 PM, in Applications
re: 945 Views / 2 Replies  
thankyou - looks much better now
Posted by rich82fox, on May 24, 2011 at 03:47 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
colours on print outs are different to coours on screen.... 945 Views / 2 Replies  
hi there

I'm using a powermac g4 with an Acer AL1717 TFT 17' monitor

The colours on the screen look different when printed out on standard paper.

This is looks obvious in comparison to my...
Posted by rich82fox, on May 20, 2011 at 04:51 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
re: 1,325 Views / 7 Replies  
I tried to edit and get rid of the &amp and it remained on the post

sorry about that
Posted by rich82fox, on May 17, 2011 at 03:54 AM, in Mac Desktops
dvd-rw for powermac G3 blue and white 1,325 Views / 7 Replies  
I have a dual layer dvd-RW drive in my PC

is it compatible with a powermac g3 (blue&white)? as I'd like to use it on there

rich

sorry about error with amp message
Posted by rich82fox, on May 16, 2011 at 02:41 PM, in Mac Desktops
powermac g5 with tv as monitor?.... 680 Views / 1 Replies  
hi

I have noticed a lot of the new lcd tvs have a pc connector (vga or d-sub)

does that mean I can effectively use a 37' lcd tv as a monitor with my powermac?

will the text on the screen be...
Posted by rich82fox, on May 10, 2011 at 06:20 AM, in Mac Desktops
hard drive for powermac g5.... 1,319 Views / 4 Replies  
hi there

I currently have a Apple Powermac G5 Dual 1.8GZ

It has 150gb and 280gb hard drives

I need more space I'm running out

- so I want to ask - what's the largest size hard drive I...
Posted by rich82fox, on Apr 19, 2011 at 06:34 PM, in Mac Desktops
pushing limits of Powermac G3 running OSX 10.3.9....... 1,304 Views / 10 Replies  
Hi

I have installed osx 10.3.9 on my powermac g3 (blue & white) 350mhz 1GB RAM

I have installed a PCI airport card - the wireless internet is working

however I have several problems with the...
Posted by rich82fox, on Nov 30, 2010 at 09:10 AM, in Mac Desktops
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right so if I go another computer (e.g - internet cafe) and type it in http://my external ip

it will bring up my website directory? (because typing that on mac at home brings me to the router...
Posted by rich82fox, on Aug 2, 2010 at 02:41 PM, in Mac OS X
the address under personal webserver panel is... 719 Views / 17 Replies  
the address under personal webserver panel is http://192.168.1.4/

that's the address I've been trying to bring my website up with over an internet connection. (I've been using a laptop with...
Posted by rich82fox, on Aug 2, 2010 at 01:24 PM, in Mac OS X
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it's actually working for you?

could you try it again and let me know if you can still see the directory listing? - because I might have changed something in the router settings since then.
...
Posted by rich82fox, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:52 PM, in Mac OS X
then if I copied the files over the connection... 529 Views / 4 Replies  
then if I copied the files over the connection and then worked on them - that would be a better solution?

rich
Posted by rich82fox, on Aug 2, 2010 at 12:18 PM, in Networking
video editing over wireless network...... 529 Views / 4 Replies  
hi

I often edit videos and interviews etc on my powermac g5 - and I often find myself having to wait for videos to render.

I'd like to edit other videos from other powermac while it's...
Posted by rich82fox, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:53 AM, in Networking
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this is how I've got the port forwarding set up at the moment:

http://www.btinternet.com/~elena.ogorman/portfoward.jpg

rich
Posted by rich82fox, on Aug 2, 2010 at 09:01 AM, in Mac OS X
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Hi. Yes i know about linking a www. domain name to my ip address, the problem I have is configuring the router.

I've currently set DMZ host to my IP address - is that correct setting so that...
Posted by rich82fox, on Aug 1, 2010 at 01:55 PM, in Mac OS X
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I don't know if I do - how do I find out?

rich
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 31, 2010 at 04:26 AM, in Mac OS X
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currently under the port forwarding panel of my broadband router it says 'remote assistance'

It gives you the option of adding another service - is this what you were talking about?

how do I go...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 31, 2010 at 04:25 AM, in Mac OS X
mac osx webserver.... 719 Views / 17 Replies  
hi

I want to host my website from powermac g5

I have enabled 'personal web sharing'

I have been able to look at the website from my other macs over the wireless network -but not over a...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 30, 2010 at 09:13 PM, in Mac OS X
any idea where can get a replacement power brick... 2,228 Views / 8 Replies  
any idea where can get a replacement power brick for that screen also?

rich
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 29, 2010 at 02:18 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
yes that's the one. anyone have any idea where to... 2,228 Views / 8 Replies  
yes that's the one. anyone have any idea where to get that adaptor?

also -I have two of these screens. The other one has a normal vga connector but has an intermitent problem. It keeps loosing...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 29, 2010 at 12:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
it's the first one you have pictured - but an... 2,228 Views / 8 Replies  
it's the first one you have pictured - but an older one with a multicoloured apple logo

I'm reckoning it's an old version of VGA

rich
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 29, 2010 at 09:49 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
15' apple studio display with old VGA connection.... 2,228 Views / 8 Replies  
hi

I recently got a pair of apple studio displays 15' lcds

one of them has the standard vga connector that we all know

but the other has a wider VGA connector - I think it's old style Apple...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 29, 2010 at 08:40 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Ok Will any DVI monitor work on my powermac... 789 Views / 8 Replies  
Ok

Will any DVI monitor work on my powermac g5? as I've heard there's different types of dvi such as dvi-d dvi-i

I'm not sure which version of DVI my powermac has. It's an early 1.8gz dual...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 21, 2010 at 04:59 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've decided on either a 24' or 25' is it... 789 Views / 8 Replies  
I've decided on either a 24' or 25'

is it worth while getting a DVI equipped one? will I be able to tell the difference between VGA and DVI?

at the moment I'm driving two apple studio display...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 21, 2010 at 09:52 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
30' monitor for powermac g5...... 789 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi

I am looking to get either in between 24' or 30' flat panel monitor for my powermac g5

I don't really want to spend more than £200

I have seen many TV's that have a VGA connection option...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 20, 2010 at 01:57 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
re: 3,229 Views / 14 Replies  
The adapter I'm thinking of using is this one:

Buy Asus N Wireless USB Adapter. at Argos.co.uk - Your Online Shop for ....
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 18, 2010 at 06:19 AM, in Mac Desktops
re: 3,229 Views / 14 Replies  
The PCI version seems to be hard to find in the UK - whereas the USB version is easily purchased from places like Argos.

I've also come across Pluscom usb wireless dongle's that are advertised as...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 17, 2010 at 10:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
re: 3,229 Views / 14 Replies  
The one I'm thinking of getting is an Asus N Wireless USB Adaptor

will that let me share files wirelessly between macs?

rich
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 16, 2010 at 03:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Powermac G3 with third party wireless dongle.... 3,229 Views / 14 Replies  
Hi

I noticed that with my iBook G3 with Airport card - I can share files wirelessly to my powermac g5 which is plugged into the router (powermac g5 has networking enabled).

If I add a third...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 15, 2010 at 09:29 AM, in Mac Desktops
It's ok - it was the firmware I stuck... 682 Views / 4 Replies  
It's ok - it was the firmware

I stuck another hadr drive in it and updated the firmware of the powermac g3

working perfectly now

thanx
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 15, 2010 at 07:52 AM, in Mac Desktops
can't Install OS9 or OSX on powermac g3.... 682 Views / 4 Replies  
I have two old powermac g3s (blue&white)

I tried to install OS9 - but it said I needed to update the systems firmware

I tried to do so - but it said "cant move neccesary files to hard disk as...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 14, 2010 at 10:30 AM, in Mac Desktops
powermac g3 and g4 and ram........ 375 Views / 2 Replies  
I just wanted to clarify something

So a powermac g3 (blue and white) will take a maximum of 256mb per ram slot

and a

powermac g4 (agp graphics) will take a maximum of 512mb per ram slot
...
Posted by rich82fox, on Jul 10, 2010 at 12:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
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