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Thanks for the link -- I did find some and I... 354 Views / 6 Replies  
Thanks for the link -- I did find some and I ordered several cartridges for $17 each... a lot better than the $25 I used to pay.

Sorry to hear yours didn't work well -- I used to have 2; the other...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Sep 3, 2004 at 03:31 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
:err: I'm just asking if there are any... 354 Views / 6 Replies  
:err:

I'm just asking if there are any sites that still sell the cartridges. This printer is used every day -- no sense in fixing what ain't broke if I can help it.
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Sep 2, 2004 at 11:26 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Stylewriter II cartridges 354 Views / 6 Replies  
Are they even still made? I can't find them anywhere online, and I need some.

And yes, I still have one that works perfectly. These little suckers last for YEARS. It turns 12 this year. Not bad...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Sep 2, 2004 at 11:10 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
COMPLETE G4 system! 241 Views / 0 Replies  
Mac OS 9.1 (included CD is OS 9.0)
G4 -- 450MHz
20gb hard drive
768mb of PC100 SDRAM (yes, 768mb!) :eek:
DVD-ROM
Internal Zip 100 drive
ATI Rage 16mb graphics card (AGP slot)
3 PCI slots
2...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Jul 11, 2001 at 12:44 PM, in Marketplace
Complete G4 System 276 Views / 2 Replies  
Mac OS 9.1 (included CD is OS 9.0)
G4 -- 450MHz
20gb hard drive
768mb of PC100 SDRAM (yes, 768mb!) :eek:
DVD-ROM
Internal Zip 100 drive
ATI Rage 16mb graphics card (AGP slot)
3 PCI slots...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Jun 16, 2001 at 11:57 PM, in Marketplace
Thanks, Opus -- does anyone else have any ideas?... 222 Views / 3 Replies  
Thanks, Opus -- does anyone else have any ideas? I am definitely selling this machine, so I'm looking for offers now.

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-The Admiral
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 30, 2001 at 11:10 AM, in Marketplace
looking for an estimate 222 Views / 3 Replies  
I'm thinking of selling my G4 in favor of a new one in July. Here are the stats on my current G4 -- how much do you think it's worth?:

G4/450MHz single processor
20gb ATA hard drive
DVD-ROM...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 28, 2001 at 10:54 PM, in Marketplace
I just received this in an email: "NONE of... 245 Views / 5 Replies  
I just received this in an email:

"NONE of the newer LCD monitors will work without a newer PowerMac (Gigabit
ethernet, ADC connector). Yes, you could get a Radeon card(W/ADC connector)
from...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 22, 2001 at 04:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I just received this in an email: "NONE of... 220 Views / 5 Replies  
I just received this in an email:

"NONE of the newer LCD monitors will work without a newer PowerMac (Gigabit
ethernet, ADC connector). Yes, you could get a Radeon card(W/ADC connector)
from...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 22, 2001 at 04:29 PM, in Mac Desktops
thanks Dave, that's a big relief. I've been... 245 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks Dave, that's a big relief. I've been meaning to get the Radeon for a while now, so now I have an excuse!

If anybody else has anything to add to this topic, I'll be actively checking it...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 22, 2001 at 01:07 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
thanks Dave, that's a big relief. I've been... 220 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks Dave, that's a big relief. I've been meaning to get the Radeon for a while now, so now I have an excuse!

If anybody else has anything to add to this topic, I'll be actively checking it...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 22, 2001 at 01:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
question about AGP and ADC 220 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a Power Mac G4/450 (sawtooth, AGP graphics, ATI Rage 128 w/ VGA port), and I really want the new 17" LCD display. I can't seem to get a straight answer on this from Apple's website, so I...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 22, 2001 at 12:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
question about AGP and ADC 245 Views / 5 Replies  
I have a Power Mac G4/450 (sawtooth, AGP graphics, ATI Rage 128 w/ VGA port), and I really want the new 17" LCD display. I can't seem to get a straight answer on this from Apple's website, so I...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 22, 2001 at 12:39 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I don't know what you people are talking about...... 260 Views / 11 Replies  
I don't know what you people are talking about... I've used Gerry's ICQ (www.gerryicq.com) since the d15 release and it has ALWAYS been superior to Mirabilis/AOL's version. It's true that it hasn't...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Feb 6, 2001 at 01:50 PM, in Applications
Hexster posted the following: "All those... 1,827 Views / 83 Replies  
Hexster posted the following:
"All those screaming about Apple fixing their mistakes should just calm down and except the facts that things do not always last as long as you would like them to."
...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Jan 23, 2001 at 02:29 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I've had my 17" Graphite Studio display for about... 1,827 Views / 83 Replies  
I've had my 17" Graphite Studio display for about 6-8 months now and haven't noticed any popping or other problems with it. To date, it is the clearest and sharpest monitor (non LCD) that I've ever...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Jan 22, 2001 at 01:04 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Starcraft should run on it just fine ... if... 275 Views / 15 Replies  
Starcraft should run on it just fine ... if you're into games like Starcraft. Granted, it doesn't need a Voodoo card or half a gig of RAM, but multiplayer Starcraft is one of the coolest gaming...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Nov 14, 2000 at 12:16 AM, in Gaming
USB audio in OS X? 203 Views / 0 Replies  
There was a thread here a few weeks ago about configuring OS X PB to allow for USB audio (Harmon/Kardon Soundsticks, etc)... unfortunately the fix at that time disabled Classic... I'm just wondering...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Nov 13, 2000 at 01:47 PM, in Mac OS X
btw... the... 219 Views / 4 Replies  
btw... the AudioDevice=Galaxy.GalaxyAudioSubsystem was correct, and the Effects Channels was already set at 16.

I guess it was just a problem with the voicepack!

...would still like to find out...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Nov 13, 2000 at 01:27 PM, in Gaming
I removed the RedGuy voicepack and the sound is... 219 Views / 4 Replies  
I removed the RedGuy voicepack and the sound is much better now... no more echoing! But I LOVE the RedGuy voice! :(

I updated to 436... sound is still ok... maybe I'll create my own RedGuy...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Nov 13, 2000 at 01:25 PM, in Gaming
UT audio problems 219 Views / 4 Replies  
First, my system:

G4/450 ... 256mb RAM ... ATI Rage Pro 16mb graphics card ... Mac OS 9.0.4 ... using Harman/Kardon SoundSticks speaker system

UT specifics: versions 400, 425, and 436 have all...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Nov 12, 2000 at 06:06 PM, in Gaming
the monitor isn't more than 3 years old.. he... 268 Views / 3 Replies  
the monitor isn't more than 3 years old.. he bought it brand new.

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-The Admiral
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Nov 2, 2000 at 10:41 AM, in Mac Desktops
The monitor is a Gateway VX900 19". It's rated by... 268 Views / 3 Replies  
The monitor is a Gateway VX900 19". It's rated by Gateway as fully Mac-compatible... after further discussions with my friend, he says the Cube won't even power up the monitor anymore... its sounding...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Nov 2, 2000 at 10:39 AM, in Mac Desktops
Harman/Kardon SoundSticks with OS X 181 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got the Harman/Kardon SoundSticks system on my G4/450 but they don't work in OS X beta -- does this have something to do with the disabling of USB printing? (The speakers run on USB.) Is there a...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Oct 30, 2000 at 03:56 PM, in Mac OS X
using G4 Cube with PC monitor 268 Views / 3 Replies  
A friend of mine is using a Gateway VX900 VGA monitor with his Cube and is experiencing frequent sleep/wakeup problems. I mention the monitor because Apple tech support has told him it is probably...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Oct 30, 2000 at 03:33 PM, in Mac Desktops
UT audio problems 196 Views / 1 Replies  
I've got UT 425a on my G4 450 with 256mb RAM and the standard Rage Pro card... when I create a game, as soon as I start the game, my sound starts echoing and won't stop throughout the game... the...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Oct 25, 2000 at 01:09 AM, in Gaming
I went home last night and tested my own mouse at... 258 Views / 2 Replies  
I went home last night and tested my own mouse at home and got nearly the same results... the tracking was somewhat better at higher-speed mouse movements (possibly because of the newer version of...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Aug 9, 2000 at 10:58 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
MS IntelliMouse Explorer loses tracking 258 Views / 2 Replies  
I'm running a B/W G3/400 with 1152x870 resolution on a Studio Display 17 and my Microsoft IntelliMouse Explorer (with the latest driver, v1.1) seems to lose tracking if I rapidly move the mouse from...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Aug 8, 2000 at 04:43 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I bought my current laptop in spring of 1998.... 302 Views / 28 Replies  
I bought my current laptop in spring of 1998. It's a Hooper (3400c/200). When I got it, it was the fastest laptop computer on the planet. (OK, so there was a 240MHz version, but they were out of...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 16, 2000 at 01:11 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Update: I just restarted without ACTION GoMac...... 194 Views / 11 Replies  
Update: I just restarted without ACTION GoMac... no change... still experiencing the lag.

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-The Admiral
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 9, 2000 at 04:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
IE5 on a PowerBook 3400? 194 Views / 11 Replies  
I've got Internet Explorer 5 on my PowerBook 3400c/200 with 80mb of RAM and I experience lags quite often while loading a web page or switching programs with IE5 active. Is anyone else having this...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 9, 2000 at 04:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It worked! Thanks everyone for your suggestions. ... 250 Views / 5 Replies  
It worked! Thanks everyone for your suggestions.

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-The Admiral
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 9, 2000 at 04:07 PM, in Mac Desktops
This is an internal Zip 100 in a G4/450 (standard... 250 Views / 5 Replies  
This is an internal Zip 100 in a G4/450 (standard installation from Apple).

I'll try downloading the drivers from Iomega's FTP site today... hopefully that will work.

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-The...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 5, 2000 at 12:14 PM, in Mac Desktops
G4 & PC Zip Disk problems 250 Views / 5 Replies  
My G4/450 seems to HATE PC-formatted Zip disks. When I insert one, it comes up on the desktop but if I try to do anything with it (open it, copy to/from it, etc.) the Finder crashes... and crashes...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 3, 2000 at 10:47 AM, in Mac Desktops
I just installed 3.03 a couple days ago and there... 260 Views / 4 Replies  
I just installed 3.03 a couple days ago and there is a notable speed difference... "Windows" runs much more smoothly now, with less hard drive activity... I increased VPC's memory allocation by a few...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on May 3, 2000 at 10:36 AM, in Mac Desktops
I have a PowerBook 3400 running OS 8.6 and... 185 Views / 22 Replies  
I have a PowerBook 3400 running OS 8.6 and cmd-shift-0 put it to sleep... and it wouldn't wake up! I had to hit the reset button in the back...

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-The Admiral
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Apr 20, 2000 at 04:32 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I just have to add in my two cents... ... 362 Views / 39 Replies  
I just have to add in my two cents...

Gaming: I'm a power user like anybody else, I use GoLive, Photoshop, InDesign, 3D stuff, Poser, etc. etc., the list goes on. I also love games. I have a...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Apr 20, 2000 at 12:40 PM, in Mac Desktops
I just checked it out... mine does the same... 257 Views / 3 Replies  
I just checked it out... mine does the same thing... looks like someone plugged in an accidental page forwarding element on that page.

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-The Admiral
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Apr 20, 2000 at 12:05 PM, in Applications
This forum has a generic "IE5 problems" label so... 193 Views / 6 Replies  
This forum has a generic "IE5 problems" label so I thought I'd post a question that doesn't pertain to the one above... I have IE5 on a G4/450 and a PowerBook 3400 and I've noticed two problems on...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Apr 20, 2000 at 12:00 PM, in Applications
I'm not aware of any sites yet where you can... 233 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm not aware of any sites yet where you can download new color schemes for IE5, but I would imagine they'd appear on resexcellence.com or macthings.com as soon as they start to surface.
As for...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Apr 20, 2000 at 11:51 AM, in Applications
I tried downloading the full installer, it just... 523 Views / 3 Replies  
I tried downloading the full installer, it just brings me back again to the apple.com/quicktime page and asks me to fill out the form. If the server's so busy, Apple should at least SAY so... I've...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Apr 6, 2000 at 03:37 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
just an addendum to clarify on the Base 13 fonts,... 392 Views / 5 Replies  
just an addendum to clarify on the Base 13 fonts, here's a list of the base 13 fonts:
- Couri, CouriBol, CouriBolObl, Courier (suitcase)
CouriObl
- Helve, HelveBol, HelveBolObl, HelveObl,...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Mar 30, 2000 at 01:17 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Quark 4/ATM/Mac OS conflicts 392 Views / 5 Replies  
For several months, there has been a somewhat quiet but increasing amount of discussion on a major conflict between QuarkXPress 4.x, Adobe Type Manager 4.5x, and Mac OS 8.5 and above. The problem is...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Mar 30, 2000 at 12:45 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I have always been an ardent Netscape man,... 212 Views / 6 Replies  
I have always been an ardent Netscape man, myself... at least up until I got my G4 in January. It came with IE 4.5 as the default browser, and I, having not tried IE since version 3.x (and promptly...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Mar 29, 2000 at 05:08 PM, in Applications
I updated the audio update 1.3 and a few other... 200 Views / 12 Replies  
I updated the audio update 1.3 and a few other things, before I read the latest updates to this topic... turns out I did the right thing! The PPP lockup problem has stopped, and the CPU...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Feb 17, 2000 at 03:19 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
I've had my G4/450 for 3 weeks now and use IE 4.5... 193 Views / 13 Replies  
I've had my G4/450 for 3 weeks now and use IE 4.5 all the time... haven't noticed any lag whatsoever. I do get problems with not having enough memory for some functions after I've had a lot of apps...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Feb 9, 2000 at 01:26 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Just downloaded OT 2.6 and restarted... still... 200 Views / 12 Replies  
Just downloaded OT 2.6 and restarted... still having the same problem. Thanks though, I wasn't aware 2.6 was out...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Feb 8, 2000 at 12:10 AM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
OS9/PPP disconnect problems 200 Views / 12 Replies  
I recently got a G4/450, which of course runs OS9. When PPP is connected to my ISP, and I try to restart or shut down, the PPP termination notification comes up, but after a few seconds, the entire...
Posted by TheAdmiral, on Feb 6, 2000 at 03:17 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
 
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