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Thanks a million! That is really great info to... 1,067 Views / 8 Replies  
Thanks a million! That is really great info to have, AKcrab. I'm keeping my fingers crossed for not having to attempt a logic board repair.
Posted by mcdermd, on Nov 30, 2010 at 11:47 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think I did this :( The cable was loose... 1,067 Views / 8 Replies  
I think I did this :(

The cable was loose (broken) in the cable-end connector and I plugged it back in anyways :brick: I think the loose ends shorted and fried something on the back side of the...
Posted by mcdermd, on Nov 30, 2010 at 01:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have actually used First Phase Tech's service... 144,004 Views / 253 Replies  
I have actually used First Phase Tech's service for a 14" G3 800mhz iBook board with a bad BGA. You only pay shipping to them, return shipping is included in the $50 fee. The turnaround was less than...
Posted by mcdermd, on Jan 22, 2008 at 03:22 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Just an update for anyone that may reference this... 749 Views / 12 Replies  
Just an update for anyone that may reference this thread in the future. I ended up buying a used Rev 2 logic board for my B&W. I combined it with all the other parts from the old board. It did the...
Posted by mcdermd, on Nov 25, 2004 at 03:03 PM, in Mac Desktops
Thanks for the notes, I've tried most of that,... 749 Views / 12 Replies  
Thanks for the notes, I've tried most of that, but I'll check over the list again.

What I did discover (and felt stupid afterwards) is that the hole in the IDE cable is supposed to be there. It's...
Posted by mcdermd, on Oct 31, 2004 at 06:47 PM, in Mac Desktops
Everybody is pointing to what I'm fearing: this... 749 Views / 12 Replies  
Everybody is pointing to what I'm fearing: this logic board is toast because of that punched cable. Damn shame as another Rev B board is about as much as buying another entire machine.



But...
Posted by mcdermd, on Oct 30, 2004 at 10:35 PM, in Mac Desktops
Okay, I'll keep that in mind. An update: ... 749 Views / 12 Replies  
Okay, I'll keep that in mind.

An update:

-The video card is good. I slotted it into my dual 500 G4 and it works just fine.

-I plugged in a different HDD and it makes no difference.

-Tried...
Posted by mcdermd, on Oct 30, 2004 at 05:48 PM, in Mac Desktops
B&W G3 Won't Quite Post 749 Views / 12 Replies  
So, I've had this B&W 350 shipped to me. It was working fine when it left but when it got to me, it won't quite boot. Both LEDs DS7 & 8 are on. It gets a Bong, I see the CPU request LED (DS9) flash a...
Posted by mcdermd, on Oct 30, 2004 at 02:17 PM, in Mac Desktops
 
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